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Webinar: Dietary Fats: The Nutrient You Thought You Knew

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
Shira Lerner Berglas
Community Program
Free Event
Oct 30, 2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM

In this webinar, we will explore the history of dietary fats in the nutrition and medical fields. Widespread misconceptions like the consumption of dietary fats contributes to weight gain and increases risk of disease.

What are the different types of dietary fats? How do they affect our health? Why is it essential to incorporate the right amount of healthy fats into our diets?

Take away research-based knowledge about the importance of including fat in a well-balanced diet. We’ll explore through discussion, food facts, and sample recipes!

Shira Lerner Berglas is a graduate of Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) with a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health. She is passionate about spreading knowledge related to health and wellness, believing that knowledge is truly empowerment. She is especially interested in the fields of diabetes, weight loss, and fertility nutrition. She is currently working as a nutrition intern at Baltimore Suburban Health, located in Pikesville, MD; providing nutritional counseling for patients with obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and other nutrition-related diseases. She looks forward to completing her internship and other requirements to become a Certified Nutrition Specialist, enabling her to further assist others to improve their health and wellness. 

Note: Time is Eastern Daylight Time.