Digestive Health 101 for the Dietitian
Digestive health is a hot topic and our clients are oftentimes inundated with many messages on ways to enhance their gut health. Join this webinar for an overview of the gut microbiome and how this impacts our health as well as probiotics, their indications for use, prebiotics, fermented foods (do they live up to the hype?) and strategies to help optimize your client’s digestive health.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Explain how the gut microbiome plays an important role in health and disease.

  • Understand the role of fiber and its impacts on the gut microbiome.

  • Define prebiotics and food sources.

  • Define probiotics and indications for use.

  • Understand how RDs can help clients optimize their digestive health.
Live Event Date: Jan 24, 2023
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.2, 8.3.6, 8.4.1, 10.4.2
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: 1 Site Credit

About the Presenter: Erin Kukura, MS, RD, LD
Erin Kukura

Erin started her nutrition career working with eating disorder patients where she became incredibly passionate about helping others cultivate a healthier relationship with food. She then went on to work as a clinical and outpatient dietitian and taught nutrition at the college level. She has provided presentations to dietetic interns, professionals and students. Erin currently lives in Bend, Oregon where you can find her outside, biking, hiking, snowshoeing and enjoying the beautiful outdoors with her family.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
Intuitive Eating: A Guide For Dietitians

Intuitive Eating: A Guide For Dietitians

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 07,2023)
Expiration Date: (May 31, 2024)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Erin Kukura, MS, RD, LD

Duration: 1 hours