Both patients and healthcare professionals are often confused about the role of probiotics and prebiotics and their effect on the gut microbiome. Join two Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, Hannah Holscher, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at the University of Illinois, and Elieke Kearns, PhD, RD, Principal Scientist at PepsiCo, as they clarify common misconceptions of probiotics and prebiotics, discuss how they work, and how and when to incorporate them into your practice.
1. Define probiotics and explain why not all probiotics are the same
2. Define prebiotics and identify food-based sources
3. Discuss how probiotics and prebiotics work within the gut microbiota
4. Apply knowledge of both probiotics and prebiotics to make informed client and patient recommendations
This webinar has been approved for 1.0 CEU