Webinar: Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Cardiovascular Health; A Review of the Current Evidence by Joanna McMillan

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Please note: there is no CE certificate available for this webinar.



This webinar will focus on the cardiovascular health benefits of high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). Major areas of focus will include:

A refresher on the active constituents in EVOO and the related health benefits

A review of the current evidence which supports the benefits of EVOO in reducing cardiovascular disease risk

A comparison between EVOO and other cooking oils, in terms of health benefits

Case scenario relevant to dietitians practice


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this module, dietitians will be able to:

List the key active constituents of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and the associated health benefits

Discuss current evidence which suggests that EVOO can play a role in cardiovascular health

Understand how EVOO differs from other cooking oils in terms of health



Joanna McMillan

Adopted by the nation as an honorary Aussie, Dr Joanna McMillan’s ever-growing following is the result of her high profile within the media, health and fitness industries.

Having completed a Bachelor Degree in Science with First Class Honours in Nutrition and Dietetics in Scotland, Dr Joanna moved to Australia in 1999 and won a scholarship to complete her PhD with The University of Sydney.

Today, Dr Joanna is the founder of Get Lean, a regular on the Nine Network and the official nutritionist for TODAY. She is also the author of several books, has a weekly column in Sunday Life and writes for several magazines and online blogs. She is also a proud ambassador for Diabetes Australia and The Skin & Cancer Foundation.

As a trained fitness instructor, Joanna remains an avid exercise enthusiast, which she successfully juggles alongside the demands of being a mum to two very energetic boys!



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