Medical Nutrition Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease

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    1 Video
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  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Nutrition impacts heart health too. A good lifestyle with healthy habits can increase the longevity of an average heart. Diet and lifestyle choices make us vulnerable to heart disease. read more »»

DASH or Mediterranean diet that is low in sodium and saturated fats aids in the treatment of heart disease. Such diets are high in potassium, fiber, and antioxidants. The treating physician might want to incorporate fluid restrictions as in the case of congestive heart failure in order to decrease oedema and shortness of breath. Physical activity in the form of mild to moderate exercise has various habits. Weight loss improves cardiovascular health. Learn all 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:

  • Various cardiovascular risk factors
  • Concept of medical nutrition therapy in cardiovascular disease”


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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