This course will explore the relationship between food, digestion and health. The course will cover the role of food and lifestyle in maintenance of health, and delve into assessment and the rationale for specific therapeutic dietary approaches for restoring digestive integrity. Topics will include: digestion and absorption, intestinal permeability, the role of the gut microbiome, inflammation and the gut immune system, and the gut-brain system connection. Digestive issues including gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, food sensitivities, irritable bowel syndrome, and the use of restorative foods in a variety of gastrointestinal conditions will also be explored.
- Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health
- Post Master`s Certificate in Nutrition and Integrative Health