Meeting Archive:
Digestive Health, Gut Microbiota and Fermented Foods: what does the science say?

Meeting Description:

Approved for CPE Level 2 & 1 CPE credit hour

by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Learner Objectives:

Participants will understand accepted measures for digestive health

Participants will appreciate the challenges to measuring effects of dietary fiber, prebiotics, probiotics, and FODMAPs on digestive health


Participants will be able to apply clinically relevant strategies that may help their clients make dietary changes that are associated with gut health


Date: Thu, Dec 6, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Conagra Nutrition
 Presenter Information
Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD
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Joanne L. Slavin, PhD, RDN


§  Joanne is a professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota and teaches Advanced Human Nutrition.

§  With the help of current and former graduate students (n=80), she has authored more than 300 scientific articles on dietary fiber, carbohydrates, whole grains, protein, snacking, and the role of diet in disease prevention.

§  Joanne was a member of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC)

§  She is a Science Communicator for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and a member of numerous scientific societies, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

§  Dr. Slavin has given more than 350 scientific presentations around the world

§  Dr. Slavin grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin which she still owns with her sisters

§  She has BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Registered Dietitian (RDN)



Moderator: James M. Rippe, MD
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James M. Rippe, MD is a best-selling author, world-renowned cardiologist, and founder of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute.