Nutrition & Health – What’s New? Conference
The Dairy Council’s annual conference for health and education professionals was held on Friday 3rd May 2013 at W5, Belfast.
‘Nutrition and health – what’s new?’ was chaired by Professor Sean Strain from the University of Ulster and looked at new developments in nutrition science.
Topics and speakers included:
Dr Janne Kunchel Lorenzen, University of Copenhagen
Dairy and weight control – what’s the evidence?
Dr Emeir McSorley, University of Ulster, Coleraine
An update on nutrition and immune function
Professor Peter Elwood, Cardiff University
Effects of ‘healthy living’ on dementia and chronic disease risk
Professor Wim Verbeke, Ghent University
Nutrition information and communication – key challenges
Katherine Livingstone, University of Reading
Diet and blood pressure – a role for dairy?
Dr Jason Gill, University of Glasgow
Physical activity in the prevention & management of type 2 diabetes
Nutrition and health professionals can view the presentations here.
Pictured L to R bottom row: Katherine Livingstone, Dr Carole Lowis, Dr Emeir McSorley
Pictured L to R top row: Prof Sean Strain, Dr Jason Gill, Dr Janne Kunchel Lorenzen, Prof Wim Verbeke, Prof Peter Elwood.