Nutrition & Immune Health: Breaking Down the Science for Responsible and Clear Communication

Description: Immune health is a field brimming with new and emerging research that draws the attention of consumers and healthcare professionals alike. Although the role of nutrition on immune health is a hot topic in today’s world, identifying credible and responsible claims can still pose as a challenge. Join PepsiCo Health and Nutrition Sciences for a science-based discussion on the topic of nutrition and immune health featuring leading nutritional immunology researcher, Philip Calder, PhD, and expert nutrition communicator, Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD. Registered Dietitians and other healthcare providers will walk away with an understanding of the current state of the science and resources to help responsibly counsel their patients and clients. This event also features Q&A with the speakers.


Key Topics Covered
  • Review functions of the immune system and evaluate current scientific literature
  • Define the limitations of proper nutrition and immune function
  • Communication strategies to responsibly educate their patients on immune health