Prebiotics: Nourishing a Healthy Microbiome
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2000, 2020, 4040, 5220
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.2; 8.1.4; 8.3.6
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 740
This continuing education course reviews the current research on prebiotics, including their impact on digestion, inflammation, weight, and bone health.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Discuss the importance of the gut bacteria and fermentable fibers.
- Identify potential mechanisms by which prebiotics affect health.
- Assess the research on prebiotics and digestion, bone health, cardiovascular markers, glycemic balance, and weight.
- Identify the best ways for clients to incorporate prebiotics through foods and supplements.
Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD, specializes in gastrointestinal disorders and autoimmune disease in private practice in Northern Virginia.
Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD, has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR