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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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Gluten & the Brain

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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Coffee & Tea

Describes the chemical content of coffee and tea, and the pathways by which these chemicals affect the body. Identifies the latest findings on the positive and negative health effects of caffeine, and decaffeinated beverages. Discusses the potential for addiction in caffeine users. Advises patients about consumption of caffeine beverages.
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Arthritis, Diet & Exercise

Discusses the various forms of arthritis, its prevalence in the US population, symptoms, and risk factors. Describes the evidence for a connection between arthritis and diet, and discuss various types of diets, antioxidants, and vitamin supplements. Explains the benefits of exercise for patients with arthritis. Identifies the various forms of exercise suitable for arthritis patients, and how they may decrease or prevent arthritis symptoms. Discusses the role of social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists in the management of arthritis.