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GUTtalks: Clinical Nutrition for Gastrointestinal Health
GUTtalks: Clinical Nutrition for Gastrointestinal Health

GUTtalks: Clinical Nutrition for Gastrointestinal Health

GUTtalks is a 10-part lecture-based course that offers up-to-date, evidence-based information needed to confidently develop evidence-based, up-to-date, nutrition plans to support clients with a range of gastro-intestinal health concerns. 40-hours of video-streamed CPD will be provided.

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Time & Location

21 Jan 2023, 10:00 GMT – 29 Jul 2023, 14:00 BST

Pre-recorded video course

About the course

What is the GUTtalks course?

GUTtalks is an evidence-based lecture series,  highlighting findings from latest clinical nutrition and lifestyle-focused research in support of gastrointestinal health. 

Who is GUTtalks course for? 

  • Clinical nutritionists
  • Dietitians
  • Nutritional therapy practitioners
  • Gastroenterologists
  • General practitioners
  • Functional medicine practitioners
  • Students of nutrition or healthcare-focused subjects
  • Anyone interested in clinical nutrition and gut-health, with a good working knowledge in nutrition and physiology.

How will GUTtalks benefit my practice?

  • Create clinical nutrition protocols with more confidence.
  • Safeguard your clients and yourself, by ensuring the relevance, validity, accuracy and currency of health claims you make. 
  • Update your knowledge of the potential benefits and risks associated with individual foods, food groups, food-components, whole dietary patterns, lifestyle behaviours and nutritional supplements in people with different gastrointestinal disorders. 
  • Think critically about the quality of available evidence, and the limits of what is known - and what can be claimed. 
  • Prioritise, negotiate and clarify goals and expectations responsibly with improved knowledge about the epidemiology of various gastrointestinal pathologies. 
  • Educate and engage on controversial claims and myth-bust with greater ease. 
  • Save hundreds of hours in reading and learning time. 
  • Gain 40-hours continuous professional development (CPD) points. 

What makes GUTtalks unique? 

  • Prioritises systematic reviews and meta-analyses, not individual studies, providing a more complete 360-view.
  • Summarises both observational and clinical-focused research, for a more comprehensive understanding of the consistency of evidence. 
  • Learn about the epidemiology and pathophysiology of each gastro-intestinal health problem. 
  • Includes critiques of available research, where possible using a GRADE framework.  
  • Comprehensive focus: various foods, food groups, dietary models and nutraceuticals, as well as lifestyle habits. 
  • Microbiome interactions, where evidence is available and consistent. 
  • Emphasises evidence-based practice, not mechanism-focused practice. 
  • Addresses common myths, controversies and contradictory claims.

How is GUTtalks delivered?

This 10-part, 40-hour CPD course, can be studied at your own pace via video-streamed, pre-recorded lectures. You will be able to control the speed of the video-play, repeat, pause and ask questions through a dedicated private group forum. A pdf copy of slides for each lecture will be provided. 

Videos will be released monthly between January and April, then fortnightly between May and July. They can be streamed, but not downloaded, throughout the course. 

What topics will you learn about?

Available from 21st January, 2023

  Lecture 1: Coeliac disease, wheat and gluten IgE-mediated allergy and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. 

Available from 18th Feburary, 2023

Lecture 2: Inflammatory bowel disease – pathophysiology, epidemiology and nutritional considerations. 

Available from 18th March, 2023

Lecture 3: Irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and diarrhoea – pathophysiology, co-morbidities and nutritional considerations. 

Available from 15th April, 2023

Lecture 4: Eosophageal, gastric and duodenal health: GORD, reflux, H.Pylori, ulceration and eosinophilic oesophagitis.


Available from 6th May, 2023

Lecture 5: Cholecystectomy, pancreatic insufficiency and bile disorders. 

Available from 20th May, 2023

Lecture 6: Steatohepatitis and liver diseases. 

Available from 3rd June, 2023

Lecture 7: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. 

Available from 24th June, 2023

Lecture 8: Malabsorption-related intolerances. 

Available from 8th July, 2023

Lecture 9: Antibiotics and gastrointestinal side-effects, including c. difficile. 

Available from 29th July, 2023

Lecture 10: Intestinal Permeability: What do we really know?

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  • GUTtalks Video Course

    This ticket provides access to all 10x 4-hour video lectures within the GUTtalks course.

    +£10.00 service fee
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