Participants will be able to:
Explain that gut health is paramount to the health of all other organ system, particularly in a root cause paradigm where all bodily systems are connected; the gut is the gateway to health.
Outline how gut health impacts immunity and review the basic tenets of gut function including the microbiome and the gut-brain; including the importance of gut health in children and teens as it relates to immunity, brain health and learning.
Describe assimilation and elimination, the impact of taste and smell, intestinal permeability and the tenets of gastrointestinal restoration as part of a functional approach to health and vitality.
Speaker: Juliane Goicoechea, MS, RDN, LDN; Functional and Integrative Nutritionist