Prebiotics: Nourishing a Healthy Microbiome

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2000, 2020, 4040, 5220; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.2; 8.1.4; 8.3.6

This continuing education course reviews the current research on prebiotics, including their impact on digestion, inflammation, weight, and bone health.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Discuss the importance of the gut bacteria and fermentable fibers.
  2. Identify potential mechanisms by which prebiotics affect health.
  3. Assess the research on prebiotics and digestion, bone health, cardiovascular markers, glycemic balance, and weight.
  4. Identify the best ways for clients to incorporate prebiotics through foods and supplements.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
12/12/2017
Course expires: 
12/11/2020
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/12/2017
Course expires: 
12/11/2020

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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