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FODMAPs and Athletes: Current Research and Strategies
Thu April 16th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDTFree
About This Webinar:
This webinar presents the current research on FODMAP consumption by athletes and the use of low-FODMAP nutritional strategies for reducing exercise-induced gastrointestinal symptoms. It also discusses suggested strategies that dietitians can use when helping athletes and active military clients desiring to limit FODMAPs daily and/or surrounding exercise.
After this presentation, the attendee should be able to:
- Identify high FODMAP foods commonly consumed by athletes.
- Describe potential concerns regarding FODMAP restriction by athletes.
- Explain the two main strategies for FODMAP reduction and which may be best suited for athletes.
During the live webinar there were many questions that we were not able to get answered during the allotted time. Our presenter, Dr. Lauren Killian graciously provided her answers in a blog post. Your Questions Answered!
Lauren Killian, Ph.D.
Lauren Killian received her doctorate in Nutritional Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she studied nutritional habits and gastrointestinal issues of endurance athletes. Her current work focuses on alternative dietary lifestyles for health and wellness. Dr. Killian currently teaches sports nutrition part-time at Georgia State University and consults for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry.
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