The Role of Nutrition in Optimum Gastrointestinal Health

Event date: 10/7/2016

Please join Kelly A. Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN for an educational presentation on the Role of Nutrition in Optimum Gastrointestinal Health. Her talk covers advances in the knowledge of the infant intestinal microbiome in health and disease. This was part of a Satellite Symposium, Emerging Evidence: The Role of the Intestinal Microbiome in the Management of Pediatric Allergy, held at WCPGHAN on October 7th, 2016. Dr Tappenden is the Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor, Distinguished Teacher-Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Presentation objectives:

  • Discuss the development of the human gastrointestinal tract
  • Explain the optimal nutrition provided by human milk
  • Define pre- and probiotics
  • Understand the impact of pre- and probiotics on intestinal health

*Nurses may claim CEU credit for this webinar. RDs may claim CEU credit for this webinar from 10/7/2016 to 10/7/2019.

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