Dairy Council Northern Ireland

Milk it for all it's worth

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
  • Optimisimg 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, 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.

Here’s a taster from the 2016 Seminar:

May 29

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May 27

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May 26

Great piece from @gavin_rackard @IrishRugby on the importance of calcium and vitamin…

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May 26

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May 25

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May 22

RT @DownthehatchNI: Mmmmmm love waking up to the smell of homemade pancakes- what a t…

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May 21

Thanks @NICHE - we'd pleased you find it useful. https://t.co/X2HT66lIAq…

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May 21

We’ve updated the ‘Nutrition & Health Professionals’ section of our website by…

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May 20

These lemon and chicken skewers are delicious and perfect for the better

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May 20

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May 20

RT @Jeukendrup: Little or no protein in some of these “milks” https://t.co/fUPDS8…

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May 19

More on dairy and BP & diabetes in the 'Nutrition & Health Professional' section of o…

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