Guide to Decipher Food Labels

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What you'll learn

Foods consumed daily have a huge impact on heart health. This becomes very important, especially in cardiac patients. Every food we consume has various ingredients. read more »»

In patients who are on a diet plan to manage their heart condition, one must be very cognizant of what is being consumed. Understanding the food labels that say, ‘very low sodium’, ‘low sodium’, ‘sodium-free’ is important. There are various medications too that contain a lot of sodium. I think many of us might not be aware that antacids contain anywhere between 1200 to 7000 mg of sodium. Learn all about this in much greater detail in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Sodium restriction
  • Importance of dietary factors in heart failure”


Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Chief Clinical Dietician


Dr. Priyanka graduated from Sri College of Ayurvedic science and research. in 2009 and has been practicing as an Ayurveda consultant specializing in various treatments like Marma Chikitsa & diet consultations with ayurvedic treatment. She is heading the department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. She has 14 years of experience in Clinical Nutrition and Research and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases. She has 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. She has 8 gold medals to credit and has been awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

For: intermediates

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