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Nourish Your Gut, Support Your Health: Understanding the Gut-Immune Connection (1 CPEU/CEU)
Nourish Your Gut, Support Your Health: Understanding the Gut-Immune Connection (1 CPEU/CEU)

Free Live webinar! The gut-brain axis remains at the forefront of neuroscience research and continues to deepen our understanding of neurological, emotional, and cognitive health. Join us for this webinar featuring Dr. Emeran Mayer, author of the brand new book The Gut-Immune Connection and of the bestselling The Mind-Gut Connection, as he explains the connection between the microbiome and modern day chronic and infectious disease susceptibility.

Learning Objectives:

1. List three components of a healthy gut.
2. List three effects of chronic stress on the gut.
3. Describe two ways that lifestyle and mindset can impact the microbiome.
4. Identify the qualities of microbiota-accessible carbohydrates (MACs).
5. Describe the significance of the soil's microbial ecosystem and how it affects human health.
6. Describe the concept of the healthy-food index (HFI) system.

1 hour. 1 CPEU. Premieres LIVE on Tuesday September 28th from 12-1 PM ET. Click this link to register:

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Course Specifics Continuing Education Specifics
Free Live Webinar! Learn to help your clients fuel themselves to promote a healthy gut and optimize immunity!
Level 1
Suggested Learning Codes:
(1000) Professional Skills

(2000) Science of Food and Nutrition
(2010) Botanicals and Phytonutrients
(2020) Composition of Foods
(2060) Immunology
(2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
(2090) Micronutrients: vitamins, minerals
(2100) Nutritional biochemistry
(2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
(3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
(3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
(3020) Assessment methodology
(3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
(4040) Disease prevention
(5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
(5120) Autoimmune diseases, arthritis, lupus
(5190) Diabetes mellitus
(5220) Gastrointestinal disorders
(5370) Weight management, obesity

Performance Indicators (PI's)
8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based comparative standards for determining nutritional needs.

8.1.2 Applies knowledge of food and nutrition as well as the biological, physical and social sciences in practice.
8.1.3 Integrates knowledge of macronutrients and micronutrients for absorption, digestion and metabolism throughout the life span in practice.
8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
8.2.2 Applies knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing and implementing services, programs, meal plans and menus.
8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
8.3.3 Takes action to address deficiencies to enhance practice.
8.3.5 Keeps abreast of changes in practice and within practice environments that affect scope of practice.
8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
8.3.7 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice.
10.2.1 Identifies and selects valid and reliable tools to conduct a comprehensive nutrition assessment.
10.2.4 Integrates foundational dietetics knowledge with critical appraisal of assessment data to diagnose nutrition problems
10.2.5 Develops nutrition prescription to communicate required food and nutrient needs.
10.2.7 Prioritizes specific nutrition problem(s).
10.2.8 Establishes the plan of care, directly addressing the nutrition diagnosis in collaboration with the patient in defining the time, frequency and duration of the intervention.
10.2.9 In collaboration with the client and interdisciplinary team (including NDTRs), selects and implements current and evidence-based nutrition interventions and patient education.
10.4.1 Collects information related to the patients use of pharmacotherapy and dietary supplements.
10.4.2 Applies knowledge of pharmacotherapy and its effect on nutrient absorption, utilization and metabolism when developing and/or revising the plan of care.
10.4.3 Evaluates, educates and counsels on the interrelationship and impact of pharmacotherapy on nutrient absorption.
10.4.4 Makes recommendations for the appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplementation in the management of health and disease.
8.2.4 Imparts knowledge of the importance of physical activity and applies behavior change principles to promote physical activity and decrease inactivity.

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