The Role of Fats in Atherosclerosis


Course Overview

In this course, you will learn about fats—a major macronutrient in our diets—and how they are used and transported in our bodies. You will also learn how atherosclerosis develops; this dangerous condition, in which fats build up and clog arteries, is a major cause of heart disease and stroke. This course walks you through what happens when too much fat circulates in our arteries and offers ways to delay and prevent atherosclerosis so you can live the longest and the healthiest life possible.
  • Nutrition, health, and wellness professionals looking to gain a stronger understanding of the science of nutrition
  • Fitness and sports professionals, including personal trainers and athletic coaches
  • Anyone interested in personal wellness and living a healthier life
  • Anyone interested in nutrition, weight loss, diet, and exercise