In this previous year Clinical and Scientific Insights CASI session, Dr. Mullin defines prebiotics and reviews their application in health and disease. He presents the role of diet in modulating the gut microbiome as well as, data illustrating the inverse relationship of dietary fiber intake to obesity risk and the associated shifts in the human microbiome.
The therapeutic manipulation of the gut microbiome and its ability to alter metabolism and produce weight loss is explained, along with the anti-obesity effects of prebiotics and probiotics in experimental models and in human clinical studies. Dr. Mullin succinctly reviews how diet, lifestyle factors and prebiotic and probiotic supplements influence the gut microbiota and weight outcomes.
The speakers for the TED-style talk CASI symposium, hosted by Designs for Health, are gearing up for another great conference. Attendees will hear key “clinical and scientific insights” (CASI) in short, TED-style talks on Friday, March 17th and a deeper view the following day.
Share your own insights immediately following the Friday session at a reception, where you can mix and mingle with presenters and attendees alike.
On March 18, choose from two tracks that feature topics most important to
CASI 2017 speakers include Conference Chair: Dr David Brady / Keynote: Jeffrey Bland PhD / Speakers: Dr Susan Blum / Dr Nalini Chilkov / Oscar Coetzee / Dr Mark Menolascino / Deanna Minich PhD / Charles Poliquin / Dr Stephanie Seneff / Dr Filomena Trindal.