Probiotics, Prebiotics and the Role of the Infant Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Allergic Disease

Event date: 7/13/2018

Please join Kelly A. Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN for an educational presentation on probiotics, prebiotics and the role of the infant intestinal microbiota in health and allergic disease. Dr. Tappenden is Head of the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of lllinois at Chicago and the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Presentation objectives:

  • Discuss development of the intestinal microbiota in early life.
  • Explain dysbiosis in the early life intestinal microbiota and allergic diseases.
  • Understand the role of specific probiotics and prebiotics in pediatric nutrition.
  • Explore emerging evidence in the management of cow milk allergy.

*This event is eligible for one (1) CEU credit.

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