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Lipids and Cardiovascular Health

Humans all over the world get energy from food they eat. Fats are the greatest source of food energy compared with carbohydrates and proteins. However, the types of fats human eat have implications for their overall health. This course introduces learners to types of fatty acids and fatty acid structure. The considerations that go into the nomenclature of fatty acids are also discussed.

By the end of this topic participants will be able to determine the characteristics of lipids and how its components are associated with overall health


Your Instructor


Dr. Jacob Setorglo
Dr. Jacob Setorglo

Dr Setorglo is a Senior Lecturer and the Head of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Department at the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana. He is an adjunct lecturer in nutrition at three schools in UCC and two public Universities in Ghana. He has published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and has presented at several scientific conferences around the world.


Course Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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