Probiotics Primer: The Connection Between Food, The Body and Good Bacteria

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2:00pm

What is the real connection between your diet and the health of your gut? Alli and Kit will explain the latest research around “good” bacteria (probiotics), including how probiotics impact both gut health and overall health, as well as the implications of recommending probiotics in a clinical or community setting.

Participants will be able to:

  • Report on recent research on probiotics and physical health
  • Discuss the potential impact of probiotics on chronic disease and overall wellbeing
  • Understand the foods that offer probiotics and how to incorporate them into a regular diet
  • Share science and education gained with patients, clients, consumers, colleagues, students and others to increase their knowledge and encourage greater future understanding of this timely topic

This webinar is approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 5220, 4040, and 2080.

Resources

Food Allergies

http://journals.lww.com/co-pediatrics/Abstract/2016/12000/The_role_of_the_gut_microbiota_in_food_allergy.14.aspx

http://www.jacionline.org/article/S0091-6749(14)01737-0/abstract

Age-Related Inflammation

http://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/en/gut-microbiota-linked-age-associated-inflammation/

http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/abstract/S1931-3128(17)30112-9

Weight Gain/Overweight

http://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/en/short-term-dieting-leave-lasting-mark-gut-microbiome-according-new-mouse-study/

http://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/en/inflammation-gut-microbiota-obesity-whats-link/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5045147/

Type II Diabetes

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5045147/

Probiotics & Weight Loss

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160711092643.htm

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21697819

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24299712

Probiotics and IBS/GI Health

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4288088/

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jcp.25911/full

Probiotics and Cardiovascular Health

http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/circresaha/early/2015/09/09/CIRCRESAHA.115.306807.full.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17183312

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644874/

Probiotics & Immunity

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4006993/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24499072

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Allison Stowell
Guiding Stars Dietitian, MS, RD, CDN
As a Registered Dietitian, Allison enables individuals to make positive, sustainable changes in their eating habits by stressing conscious eating, improving relationships with food and offering a non-diet approach for reaching and maintaining ideal body weight. She joins the Guiding Stars team to help people in a number of sectors (grocery, hospitals, schools and universities) to understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition navigation program to make healthier food choices.

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Kitty Broihier
Scientific Advisor, MS, RD, LD
Kitty has dedicated her career to helping businesses, public relations agencies, trade associations and the media navigate the ever-changing nutrition landscape. She is the president of NutriComm Inc., a consultancy specializing in food and nutrition communications. Kitty is also an adjunct faculty member of Southern Maine Community College’s Dietetic Technology Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.

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