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Dairy Council

Dairy Council Conference 2024

The Dairy Council hosted our conference for nutrition and health professionals on the evening of 25 April at W5, Belfast with a focus on what's new for the gut and gut health. Professor Sean Strain from Ulster University chaired the event.


Professor Thom Huppertz, Wageningen University and Research - Lactose for health and nutrition: breakthrough innovation or old news for new people?

Professor Orla O’Sullivan, Teagasc Food Research Centre & University College Cork - No guts, no glory: a role for the microbiome in athletic performance?

Grainne O’Higgins, Sport Ireland Institute - Reducing the revolving door of IBS referrals: more than just FODMAPs

Professor Alex Miras, Ulster University - Gut hormones: new insights on the effects on metabolism, appetite and food intake

Download a copy of the summary brochure here.

Watch recordings from the event

Pictured L to R: Dr Carole Lowis (DCNI), Grainne O'Higgins, Prof Thom Huppertz, Prof Sean Strain, Prof Orla O'Sullivan