Symposium Session: Digestive Health: An Integrative Approach
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3000, 3100, 5220; Level 2
Performance Indicators: 8.1.3, 8.3.6, 10.4.4
There is a renaissance of interest in digestion and its importance in optimal health and well-being. This session will explore the emerging concepts of leaky gut, dysbiosis and the microiota-brain-gut axis and their connection to physical and emotional health. An integrative nutrition approach to gut healing of common gastrointestinal disorders will be outlined using case-based reports.
After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Examine the emerging paradigm of integrative gastrointestinal health.
- Define leaky gut, dysbiosis, and the microbiota-brain-gut axis.
- Explain the holistic 5R model of gut healing.
- Experience a meditative movement therapy helpful for digestive healing.
Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
- 1.50 CDR