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Optimum Digestive Health: Probiotics & Fiber, Your Questions Answered
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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Julia Zumpano, RD, LD

  • Digestive Disease Institute
  • Department of Nutrition Therapy
  • Cleveland Clinic

Good digestive health is important to practice and can help with avoiding common discomforts, like feeling bloated, stomach pain or stomach cramps, diarrhea. Understanding allergies or intolerances to certain food groups like gluten, dairy or wheat and making simple changes can help your digestive system to the job it was made to do.

Discover ways your diet can contribute to digestive system health and difficulties. Determine if you are getting the adequate amounts of fruits, vegetables, and fiber your body requires for good digestive health. What about exercise? What about probiotics? How do all of these work toward optimum digestive health?

Don’t miss this opportunity to chat with Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Julia Zumpano an expert on digestive health and have your questions answered.

About the Speaker

Julia Zumpano, a registered dietitian with Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation and the Women’s Cardiovascular Center, focuses on patient counseling for a cardio-protective diet, with an emphasis on cholesterol reduction, controlling hypertension, and weight management. Her approach emphasizes on strategies and behavior modifications individualized to each patient’s lifestyle, needs, and readiness to change. She is also involved in nutrition program development, research projects and studies, patient and employee education, and community outreach.

Completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Akron and her Dietetic Internship here at the Cleveland Clinic with Nutrition Therapy, Julia was involved in a variety of clubs and organizations throughout her academic endeavors including the Cleveland and Ohio Dietetic Associations. She is also a certified fitness instructor.

To make an appointment with Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, or any of the other specialists in our Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Nutrition at Cleveland Clinic, please call 216.444.3046 or toll-free at 800.223.2273, ext. 43046, or visit us online at www.clevelandclinic.org/nutrition.

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