Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health is a subunit of SCAN that focuses on cardiovascular and wellness nutrition by educating dietetics professionals and the public about wellness and cardiovascular health, providing resources and networking opportunities, and advancing the cardiovascular and wellness RD as a career specialty.


Cardiovascular Health is dedicated to promoting evidence-based nutrition practices in the areas of Cardiovascular and Wellness nutrition.  Members are experts in providing nutrition counseling and guidance in active lifestyles that are consistent with the science for achieving risk reduction from chronic disease, proactive health maintenance and optimal nutrient intake for a healthy lifestyle.


Created for use with the general public, patients, and clients. Some of the Fact Sheets are available for members only. You must be signed into the website to access them.

Fact sheets


The e-newsletter focuses on articles pertaining to Wellness and Cardiovascular health and nutrition trends. Quarterly emails with the newsletter link on our SCAN website will be sent to all SCAN members. Past issues are archived and available through the Members Only area:


Discussion Board

To join, navigate to the Discussion Boards & Networking page and click on “Join Now!” under ‘Join SCAN Discussion Board.' Choose the Cardiovascular Health discussion board.

The system may take up to two hours to add you into the discussion board. Once you have been added, you will see the links to the discussion board below on the Discussion Boards & Networking page and in the navigation bar.