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Milk It Seminars

Sports nutrition seminars

for nutrition professionals

The Dairy Council organises a series of seminars for sports nutrition professionals. These highlight the latest sports nutrition research and its practical application, including the science behind the role of milk in sport. Top performance nutritionists and sports people also share their experiences of the nutritional challenges faced by athletes in a variety of sports.

Topics have included:

  • Post–exercise recovery strategies
  • Protein and adaptations to training; effects of different protein sources
  • Optimising rehydration after exercise
  • Practical nutrition insights from the 2012 & 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
  • Sports nutrition in practice with young people
  • Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED–S)
  • Influences of diet and exercise on bone health in athletes
  • Performance nutrition for rowing, cycling, gymnastics, swimming, football, boxing, judo, rugby and athletics

Nutrition and health professionals can find more detailed information on the seminars, including the speakers’ presentations, on the health professional section of the website.

Our latest Seminar was on the 12th December 2019 – more details here. The next is on 11th November 2020 – for more details and to register click here.

Here’s a taster from the 2016 Seminar:

October 31

Courtesy of @paula_mcintyre this creamy Pumpkin Soup with Smoky Pumpkin Seed Picada w…

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October 27

RT @conormulv: Minister @simoncoveney underlines that he wants RoI, NI & mixed milk I…

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October 26

RT @DairyIndustryIE: Excellent video with our colleagues in @DairyCouncilNI explainin…

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October 23

. @ciaramageean stars with @hannahmacleod6 & @madigan_sharon in the 2016 'Olympic' Se…

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October 23

. @Kelly64kg we are hoping to show a photo montage of the researchers, performance nu…

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October 23

It’s the 10th Anniversary of our 'Milk It’ Sports Nutrition Seminar and we’re h…

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October 22

RT @DrKirstyP: Coming soon in Int J Food Sci Nutr @tandfonline So delighted to get th…

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October 22

RT @emeirmc: @DairyCouncilNI @NICHE_ULSTER Fantastic…

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October 21

We loved helping with our friends @ECMFCM out with this one #DairyHeritage https://t.…

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October 21

.@NICHE_ULSTER students, Majella and Luke, doing a fantastic job! https://t.co/33cClL…

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October 21

A reminder that our Food & Fitness programme for NI Primary Schools has gone virtual!…

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October 20

RT @DairyCouncilNI: Milk provides calcium, phosphorus and protein together in the #Da…

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October 20

Milk provides calcium, phosphorus and protein together in the #DairyMatrix, which con…

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dairy products.

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