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Utilizing Food and Lifestyle to Enhance the Microbiome Masterclass is a Course

Utilizing Food and Lifestyle to Enhance the Microbiome Masterclass

Started Feb 15, 2019

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Full course description

Utilizing Food and Lifestyle to Enhance the Microbiome

Format:  On-Demand, Self-paced

Presenter:  Liz Lipski, PhD

Category: Professional and Continuing Education – Masterclass

Location: Online

Credential: Certificate of Completion

CEUs: 2 CEUs (BCNS, NANP, NTA, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics)*

*Other professional boards than those listed may also offer continuing education and/or financial reimbursement for this program.  Please verify with your respective board or organization or email 

Price: $129


This Masterclass will focus on dietary approaches to balancing and enhancing the microbiome. Research indicates that changing what we eat can rapidly change our microbiota, but only long-term change can provide long-term benefits. We’ll explore how healthy people can maintain and support health through prebiotic and probiotic rich food and the science behind this approach to nutritional support.  When health is out of balance, different therapeutic diets are utilized, including Elimination Diets, the FODMAP and Specific Carbohydrate Diet, which will all be covered in detail so you can best support your clients and patients in the health restoration process.

This is Masterclass 4 in the Microbiome Masterclass Series.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare various therapeutic dietary approaches and their role in the health restoration process; and
  • Discern which dietary approach may be most useful for a given person.


  • Therapeutic Dietary Approaches

Who should participate:

Nutritionists; dieticians; NTPs; functional medicine practitioners; health & wellness coaches; all other complementary and integrative health practitioners; nurses; allopathic medical professionals; health educators and researchers; anyone interested in learning how to incorporate proven natural wellness practices into patient-care and self-care.

Pre-requisites:  None

Additional materials required:  N/A

What you will get:

Upon purchase, you will gain lifetime access to:

  • Masterclass presentation videos
  • Masterclass practitioner handouts and learning resources
  • Comprehensive information about the microbiome from one of the pioneers and leading experts in the field of digestive wellness

Upon successful completion of all course requirements and assessments, you will receive:

  • Verified Certificate of Completion (for each individual course)
  • Credential from an accredited Integrative Health University to add to your resume as an advanced specialization
  • 2 CEUs for Nutritionists, Holistic Health Professionals, NTPs and RDs (BCNS, NANP, NTA, AND)*

*Other professional boards than those listed may also offer continuing education and/or financial reimbursement for this program.

Presenter Bio:

Liz Lipski is a Professor and the Director of Academic Development for the graduate programs in Nutrition & Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr. Lipski holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition with specialization in Integrative Medicine from the Union Institute, three board certifications in clinical nutrition and one in functional medicine. She is on faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine, the Metabolic Medicine Institute fellowship program. She sits on the boards for Certified International Health Coaches, and the Autism Hope Alliance.

Dr. Lipski has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Nutrition in Clinical Practice and Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, and is the author of several books: Digestive Wellness, The Digestion Connection, Digestive Wellness for Children, and Leaky Gut Syndrome. She co-authored the gastrointestinal chapter for the American Board of Integrative Health and Medicine on study guide, and is a contributing author for Integrative Gastroenterology. 

She is the founder of Innovative Healing.

Registration Details:

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Refund Policy:  This Masterclass Package is non-refundable upon purchase.