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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about the "Southern Diet" through a review of 2 case studies, study findings of health effects, and literature addressing the diet's cuisine and cultural attributes.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe common types of food consumed in the "Southern Diet" and rationale for use as explained in 2 adult case studies.
  2. Summarize evidence on the "Southern Diet" effects on health and explain the results of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.
  3. Explain the culture and cuisine of the "Southern Diet" through review of literature and digital media.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT0720
Published: Jul/Aug 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kathryn M. Kolasa, PhD, RDN, LDN; Gina C. Firnhaber, PhD, RN; Kay Craven, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE