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.

Learning Objectives

After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Examine the emerging paradigm of integrative gastrointestinal health.
  2. Define leaky gut, dysbiosis, and the microbiota-brain-gut axis.
  3. Explain the holistic 5R model of gut healing.
  4. Experience a meditative movement therapy helpful for digestive healing.
Course summary
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  • 1.50 CDR
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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

Available Credit

  • 1.50 CDR


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