Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition - A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Webinar: Omega 3, 6, 9: What Every RD Needs to Know

Provides information about consumer perceptions and consumption patterns of fatty acids as well as tools to facilitate consumer education. CPEU available until December 31, 2012.


Learning objectives:

  • Highlight existing perceptions of fatty acids
  • Identify fatty acid consumption patterns
  • Review fatty acid forms (omega 3, 6, 9) and importance of including all three in the diet
  • Identify food sources of omega fatty acids
  • Provide tools and resources to facilitate consumer education on fatty acids
  • Discuss 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations related to fat consumption
  • Review the applications and benefits of using omega-9 oils in food industries

Presented by: Kris Sollid, RD, International Food Information Council; Barbara Ruhs, RD, Bashas' Family of Stores; David Dzisiak, Dow AgroSciences