NUTRITION & IMMUNITY PODCAST SERIES

In this series, you’ll hear a panel of world-renowned experts discuss nutrition guidelines for caring for COVID-19 patients.

Modules

THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSCLE MASS & HMB DURING ILLNESS

In this 25:00-minute podcast episode, Dr Suzette Pereira discusses how muscle mass can impact the health status and outcomes of severely ill patients, and how ingredients like HMB can support recovery.

THE EFFORT TRIAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICAL NUTRITION

In this 24:00-minute podcast episode, Prof Philipp Schütz, reviews the results of the recent EFFORT trial and its implications in the context of Covid-19. The landmark trial was published in Lancet in 2019 and it provides much needed new evidence on the power of nutrition.

GENERAL HEALTH & NUTRITION FOR CHILDREN AT HOME (FOR PARENTS DURING COVID-19 SHELTER-IN-PLACE)

In this 26:30-minute podcast episode, Robert Murray, MD, and Karyn Wulf, MD, MPH, discuss the importance of helping kids—and parents—maintain a balanced approach to nutrition, not just while sheltering in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection, but anytime.

GENERAL HEALTH & EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN AT HOME (FOR PARENTS DURING COVID-19 SHELTER-IN-PLACE)

In this 21:00-minute podcast episode, Robert Murray, MD, and Karyn Wulf, MD, MPH, discuss strategies to help children use physical and social activity to help reduce stress and stay healthy while sheltering in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection.

THE ROLE OF HYDRATION IN ACUTE INFLAMMATORY PROCESS & RECOVERY

In this 11:43-minute podcast, nutrition support dietitian Ainsley Malone (MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN) discusses the role hydration can play in addressing acute inflammatory distress in the wake of Covid-19.

A REVIEW OF THE SCCM/ASPEN COVID-19 RECOMMENDATIONS

In this podcast episode, Stephen McClave, MD, offers an insider view of how the SCCM/ASPEN nutrition therapy guidance for Covid-19 patients in the ICU came to be, and explains some of the highlights of these recommendations. Dr McClave was on the team of experts who co-authored this guidance.

IMMUNITY & HMO: ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS ON INFANT FEEDING

In this podcast episode, pediatrician Karyn Wulf, MD, MPH, and new mother Courtney Krizek, offer a question and answer session on best practices for infant feeding in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic—or any time a nursing baby is hungry when mom isn’t feeling well.

NUTRITION SUPPORT OF THE COVID-19 ICU PATIENT

In this podcast episode, David Evans, MD, FACS, and Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, discuss the role of nutrition and immunity for patients and practitioners fighting the novel coronavirus Covid-19 in the ICU.

IMPACT OF PANDEMICS ON OLDER ADULTS

In this 14-minute episode, Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, discusses why older adults are more vulnerable during pandemics like COVID-19, and explains the preventative steps they and society can take to reduce the risk of falling ill, or to help combat the virus if they do. Dr Deutz focuses on the recommendations and best practices ESPEN—the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism—recently published on the nutritional management of individuals with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

NUTRITIONAL NEEDS OF COVID-19 PATIENTS IN-HOSPITAL & POST-DISCHARGE

In this 16-minute episode, Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, discusses the importance of an early and adequate approach to nutritional support over the healthcare continuum. Dr Deutz focuses on the recommendations and best practices ESPEN—the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism—recently published on the nutritional management of individuals with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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