What Every Doctor Needs to Know About Nutrition

Neal Barnard speaking

What Every Doctor Needs to Know About Nutrition

last update on: 08/09/2023

Learn the top 10 things that doctors need to learn in order to better manage chronic disease through lifestyle interventions.

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, nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists. 

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 key research studies on nutrition interventions for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. 
  • Describe the optimal diet for weight management and the etiology of insulin resistance.
  • Review risks of saturated fat in the diet.

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.





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