Nutrition and Health in Latin American Communities

Nutrition and Health in Latin American Communities

last update on: 05/23/2024

Review the healthfulness of the traditional Latin American diet and cooking methods.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 60 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Identify the agrarian food patterns in Latin America prior to the U.S. political and economic interventions of the last 100 years.
  • Describe the adverse health consequences of being flooded with industrialized and animal rich foods over the past century.
  • Describe and demonstrate how to prepare healthy plant-based recipes with key foods that are appealing to the Latino community.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





60 minutes


General Nutrition

July 15, 2024


This course has expired. Users who completed the course before it expired should see a button to download their certitifcate.