Thinking Through the Case: Choosing a GI Therapeutic Diet Plan

Recorded Webinar

This webinar will focus on the clinical thought process to provide the best therapeutic benefit.

  • Release Date: January 17, 2019
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This webinar was presented live on January 17, 2019.

Gut Health Webinar Part 2 

There are many therapeutic dietary approaches to working with people who have immune and digestive issues. It’s difficult to know which approach to take. This webinar will focus on the clinical thought process to provide for the best therapeutic benefit. Therapeutic dietary approaches to GI issues typically focus on the underlying issues: Antigenic or inflammation reactions, dysbiosis, and disaccharide intolerances. Approaches to be explored include: FODMAP diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, 6-food Elimination Diet, Comprehensive Elimination Diet, Paleo-Immune, Elemental Diet, and a restorative diet for people who have several maldigestion or malabsorption.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 5110, 5410, 5420, 5220
Performance Indicators: 10.2.1, 10.4.2, 8.3.6

Learning Objectives

  1. The attendee will be able to more easily discern which dietary plan may provide the best therapeutic outcome for a specific patient.
  2. Utilize root cause issues to determine recommendations.
  3. Gain practical skills and tools to utilize in a clinical setting.



Liz Lipski is currently the Director of the Academic Development and a professor for the master’s and doctoral programs in Integrative Nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr. Lipski holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition two board certifications in clinical nutrition, a fellowship from the American College of Nutrition, and one in functional medicine. She is on faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is the author of Digestive Wellness, Digestive Wellness for Children, and Leaky Gut Syndrome.

  • Release Date: January 17, 2019