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Dairy Council

Nutrition & Health Professionals

DCNI provides science-based information to health and nutrition professionals, academics and nutrition students on the role of milk and dairy foods as part of a healthy, sustainable diet. 

This includes organising events such as conferences, symposia and webinars on the latest nutrition science and research, particularly in relation to milk and dairy products. 

You’ll find the summaries and presentations from these events here, together with scientific overviews of dairy and health topics. 

Annual Conference

DCNI organises an annual nutrition conference for health and education professionals, which focuses on the latest developments in nutrition science and practice including those in relation to milk and dairy foods.

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UU Nutrition Lecture

Each year, DCNI supports a Nutrition Lecture at Ulster University. The event hosts a variety of leading researchers from universities around the world who deliver lectures on contemporary issues and emerging research in human nutrition.

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Browse by Topic

We’ve put together the summaries and presentations on nutrition and health from our DCNI events and conferences by subject area – from bone and cardiometabolic health to food matrix effects and sustainable diets. 

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Milk, Nutritious by Nature

As a member of the European Milk Forum, DCNI is involved in EMF’s Milk, Nutritious by Nature programme. A science–based information initiative, its aim is to create awareness of the nutrient richness and health impact of milk and dairy foods and to build a clearer understanding of their role in a healthy, sustainable diet across Europe.

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