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Thu July 27, 2017: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Questions? Email MilFamLN@gmail.com
This is a free professional development webinar hosted by the Nutrition & Wellness concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.
What is gut microbiota? What is the influence of diet on the proper functioning of our gut microbiota? How does the gut-brain axis (GBA) influence the emotional and cognitive centers of the brain? Tune into this webinar to find out more about this timely topic.
Approved for 1.0 CPEU for RDNs
- List the neurological and physiological connections that enable the bidirectional communication between the gut and the brain
- Identify lifestyle, dietary, and microbial influences on the flow and function of signaling molecules along the gut-microbiota-brain axis
- Implement dietary regimens that target the gut and gastrointestinal microbiota to improve or maintain optimal physical and mental health
Hannah D. Holscher, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor of Nutrition
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign