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Nutrition and Health What’s New? conference

28.04.2016

Nutrition and Health What’s New? conference

The Dairy Council held its annual conference for nutrition and health professionals on 28th April at W5, Belfast.

‘Nutrition and Health – What’s New?’ focused on the latest developments in nutrition science and practice, including those in relation to dairy foods, and was chaired by Professor Barbara Livingstone from Ulster University.

Speakers included:

Professor Benoît Lamarche, Laval University, Canada
Novel perspectives on the association between dairy, dairy fat and cardiometabolic health

Dr Katie Adolphus, University of Leeds
Effect of breakfast consumption on cognitive and academic performance in children and adolescents

Dr Gerry McKenna, Queen’s University Belfast
Oral health in older people – impact on diet and quality of life

Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi, Ulster University
An update on vitamin D – how can we best meet the new recommendations?

Dr Michelle McKinley, Queen’s University Belfast
Weight loss after pregnancy – a challenging but opportune time to intervene

Dr Joline Beulens, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam
Dairy foods and diabetes – a protective role?

Nutrition and health professionals can view the presentations here

Pictured (back l–r): Dr Gerry McKenna, Dr Joline Beulens, Professor Benoit Lamarche (Centre l–r): Dr Katie Adolphus, Dr Michelle McKinley, Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi (Front l–r): Dr Carole Lowis, Professor Barbara Livingstone

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