This product is free for WH members.
This webinar was presented live on September 24, 2019.
This session focuses on the latest research with regard to whole foods, bioactive compounds and nutraceuticals which benefit the intestinal microbiome for improved health. Data highlights the effects of prebiotics, probiotics, and polyphenols by introducing MyPlate dietary recommendations from the perspective of gut microbes. Participants learn specific ways to follow the dietary guidelines while also building and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome. Speaker covers how gut microbes interact with dietary constituents to ultimately influence our risk for obesity.
Learning Need Codes: 4040, 4120, 2070, 4180
- 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision making.
- 8.1.2 Applies knowledge of food and nutrition as well as the biological, physical and social sciences in practice.
- 8.2.2 Applies knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing and implementing services, programs, meal plans and menus.
- Define the gut microbiome.
- Identify 3 functions of the gut microbiome that influence human health.
- List 5 factors and/or behaviors that influence the gut microbiome.
Speaker: Corrie Whisner, PhD