Meat, the Microbiome, and Gut Health

Meat, the Microbiome, and Gut Health

Meat, the Microbiome, and Gut Health

last update on: 02/28/2024

Learn how meat consumption affects the gut microbiome and the link between meat consumption and common digestive disorders.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 60 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.       

Objectives for description:

  • Describe the structure and function of the gut microbiome.
  • Understand the main mechanisms by which the gut microbiome can help protect our gut health and overall health.
  • Describe the evidence linking meat consumption to poor digestive health.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





60 minutes



August 17, 2025