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Continuing education course in food, probiotics and prebiotics to improve digestive and immune health through the intestinal microbiome

Alimentació
  • Modality
    In-person
  • Languages
    Catalan
  • Duration
    6 sessions: 24 hours
  • Schedule

    February 18, 19, 25 and 26 and March 4 and 5, 2022

    Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 2 p.m.

  • Date
    February 18, 2022
  • Location

    Blanquerna-URL - Carrer Padilla, 326-332. 08025 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences

Food, probiotics and prebiotics to improve digestive and immune health through the intestinal microbiome

The microbiome is the set of microorganisms, their genomes, the environmental conditions that surround them, and the entire habitat in which they live. The microbial communities of the gut have been considered the forgotten organ by gastroenterologists. The great interest they have aroused in the last 20 years is explained by the introduction of new methodologies that have extraordinarily increased our perception of their diversity and the beneficial role they play in health. This suggests that the gut microbiome could be used to prevent, treat, or diagnose infectious, autoimmune, and metabolic processes.

Alteration in the balance of the intestinal microbiome conditions the overgrowth of pathogens and the loss of microbial diversity and accompanies digestive disorders and some immune-based diseases. Given the role that the intestinal microbiome plays in the development of these pathologies, their modification through food, probiotics, prebiotics and, in some cases, fecal transplantation, is considered as a tool that can help in the prevention and treatment. of the same.

objectives

Introduce what the microbiota and the microbiome are, their location and physiological functions

Know the applications in the consultation of the tools available to study the intestinal microbiome

Identify the changes that the microbiome undergoes in health and disease

Learn what science has to say about the effectiveness and safety of food, prebiotics, probiotics, symbiotics, postbiotics, and fecal transplantation to manipulate the gut microbiome.

Who is it for?

Dietitians-nutritionists, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and third and fourth year students of the Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Course contents

  1. Generalities of the microbiome, fermented foods, probiotics, prebiotics, symbiotics, postbiotics and defined consortia of bacteria derived from the human microbiome.
  2. Usefulness of blood tests and tests to assess the health of the intestine and intestinal microbiome in the consultation.
  3. Clinical applications of probiotics, prebiotics and symbiotics for digestive, immune, metabolic and mental health.
  4. Solving case studies in the classroom and in the kitchen.

Teaching staff

Dr. Xavier Aldeguer; Head of the Digestive System Service of the University Hospital Dr. Josep Trueta from Girona and Santa Caterina de Salt Hospital and co-founder of GoodGut.

Naomi Cuenca; dietitian-nutritionist and professor at the Blanquerna Faculty of Health Sciences-Ramon Llull University.

Andreu Prados; pharmacist, dietitian-nutritionist and professor at the Blanquerna Faculty of Health Sciences-Ramon Llull University.

Inscriu-te al curs

Per fer la inscripció, cliqueu l'enllaç següent i segui els passos que es van indicant. En la primera pantalla, si no teniu les credencials de Blanquerna (nom d'usuari i password) primer caldrà que us enregistreu.

Durant el procés d'inscripció, l'aplicatiu us demanarà la documentació següent:

- DNI

- Títol de Grau o matrícula de 4t curs del Grau

Inscripció

Més informació

Per a més informació, pots contactar amb [email protected]

price

Course price
€ 230
Facultat de Ciències de la Salut FCS

Descompte

Descompte (no acumulatiu) del 15% en el preu de la matrícula a: alumni, estudiants de la Facultat de Ciències de la Salut Blanquerna-URL i membres del CFC*, COIB* i CODINUCAT*.
*Cal aportar l'últim rebut d'aquest any.

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