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Probiotics

Describes probiotics and their relationship to bacteria, yeasts, parasites, and viruses. Discusses how probiotics affect the healthy immune system. Explains antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. Describes how probiotics can be helpful in preventing and treating certain diseases and conditions. Identify good food sources of probiotics and prebiotics. Identify how to select probiotic supplements considering their risks and benefits. Describes how healthcare professionals can use this information to improve patient education and outcomes.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Describe probiotics and their relationship to bacteria, yeasts, parasites, and viruses.
  2. Discuss how probiotics affect the healthy immune system.
  3. Explain antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.
  4. Describe how probiotics can be helpful in preventing and treating certain diseases and conditions.
  5. Identify good food sources of probiotics and prebiotics.
  6. Identify how to select probiotic supplements considering their risks and benefits.
  7. Describe how healthcare professionals can use this information to improve patient education and outcomes.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Instructor C. Fleishman, R.D., M.S.
Contact Hours: 3
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Discusses the role of gluten in celiac disease and non-celiac glucose sensitivity. Lists the main food sources of gluten. Identifies the neuropsychiatric components of the gut-brain link to gluten sensitivity. Describes the possible role of the microbiome in gluten sensitivity. Lists the components of a gluten-free diet. Identifies the potential disadvantages of eliminating gluten from the diet.
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Describes the role tobacco plays in various kinds of cancers. Identifies the impact of estrogens, and viral and bacterial pathogens, on the development of cancer. Describes the lifestyle and dietary changes that can help prevent the development of cancer. Discusses the benefits and drawbacks associated with some of the tools used to screen for cancer. Identifies the role of chemopreventive agents, and how they may be able to curtail the onset of cancer, or its recurrence.