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Physician time and nutrition education are limited, yet lifestyle changes, including healthy eating, are often the primary intervention for both preventing & managing chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes. There is growing evidence of the importance of gut health & the microbiome’s link to several aspects of health, including the immune system, mental health, and metabolic syndrome. Through collaboration with two dietitians, a "promoting gut health" patient handout was created and existing nutrition handouts were updated to reflect current dietary recommendations.
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Nutrition, Gut Health, Vermont
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Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition | Family Medicine | Human and Clinical Nutrition | Medical Education | Preventive Medicine | Primary Care
Cobb, Christina, "Trust Your Gut: Promoting gut health through updated nutrition education" (2022). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 816.