The role of fermented foods, ingredients & nutrients on the gut microbiome

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About the webinar:

The gut microbiome and its influence on health, continues to be a hot topic in research. From a dietary perspective, the research is exciting as diet plays a major role in shaping and changing the microbiome, and in turn the potential health outcomes. In this webinar, Dr Joanna McMillan will explore the emerging evidence for the role of fermented foods and drinks that are currently on trend (think: kombucha, sauerkraut, kefir). You’ll also learn about the influence, both positive and negative, of ingredients used in food products, including sweeteners, emulsifiers, prebiotics and probiotics, as well as the influence of particular foods and nutrients on gut health.


About the speaker:

Dr Joanna McMillan is one of the country’s favourite and most trusted health and nutrition experts. She is a PhD qualified nutrition scientist, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with La Trobe University and Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. Joanna is an experienced TV presenter. She has worked on The Today Show for over 15 years, is a host for ABC’s science show Catalyst, and is a regular on radio and in print media. She is a TEDx and international keynote speaker and MC and is the founder of Get Lean, an online lifestyle change program. She has authored several books including her latest The Feel-Good Family Food Plan and audio book Gutfull.


US dietitians: 1.0 CE from CDR. CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australia and New Zealand dietitians. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.


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Professional Development
Duration1 hour
CPEUs Awarded1.0
Performance Indicators8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.4