How can dietitians harness the power of wholegrains and prebiotics in clinical practice?

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About the webinar:

What role do wholegrain fibres and prebiotics play in clinical conditions like IBS and hyperlipidaemia? Join us in our upcoming webinar with dietitian Geraldine Georgeou to explore real-life case studies that answer this important question. Geraldine will also discuss easy, practical ways dietitians can get their clients eating more wholesome wholegrains. Plus, Kathy La Macchia from the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) will share the latest bread trends based on insights from her recent supermarket grain audit.

 

About the speakers:

Kathy La Macchia is an Australian Dietitian who has 20 years’ experience in the food industry globally. Her passion is to support companies in making the best foods that deliver to sustainability and high quality nutrition for the better health of all people. Kathy is the General Manager at the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council whose focus is on evidence-based nutrition research to promote grains, legumes and plant-based foods as part of a healthy diet. Prior to this she has been working at the Kraft Heinz company where she lead the Food Sustainability, Nutrition & Health agenda to improve the product portfolio. Kathy sits on many advisory groups and an active member of working groups in the space of Nutrition, Sustainability with focus on improving the food supply for all.

 

Geraldine Georgeou is a well-experienced Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. Geraldine has contributed to helping the Australian Navy, consulting to Diabetes Australia and being a familiar face in the media. Geraldine has been a Gastroenterology Dietitian at The Prince of Wales Hospital – and a Member of the Council for the Gut Foundation and author of “The Gut Foundation Cook book”. She is also the author of The Australian Healthy Skin Diet and recently voted Dietitians Australia Extraordinary Dietitian, 2021. Her expertise has helped many who have suffered from metabolic and gastrointestinal health issues together with dermatology, rheumatology and disease prevention and management. She has three Sydney clinics practicing under the name of Designer Diets™.

 

 

 

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Professional Development
Duration1 hour
CPEUs Awarded1.0
Performance Indicators6.2.3, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.3