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Enhancing Health and Wellness with Probiotics

Wed May 19th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

Free

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About This Webinar:

Prebiotics and probiotics help support overall health by building and maintaining healthy gut bacteria and creating an environment for other healthy microorganisms.

This webinar will explore the role of probiotics in health and disease and highlight tips for choosing food and probiotic supplements.

After this presentation, the attendee should be able to:

  1. Describe how probiotics impact human health
  2. Discuss the current evidence on the effectiveness of probiotics for common health conditions
  3. List tips for choosing probiotic-containing foods and supplements
  4. Describe how prebiotics and the foods we eat “feed” our gut microbiota and support health

Presenter

Wendy Dahl Ph.D., RD, FDC
Associate Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
University of Florida

Dr. Wendy Dahl is an associate professor of nutritional sciences and a Nutrition Extension specialist with the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida/IFAS. She holds Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Dahl leads research examining the effects of fiber, prebiotics, and probiotics on gastrointestinal health and disease.

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