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Conference: Nutrition and Health – What’s New?

07.04.2017

Conference: Nutrition and Health  – What’s New?

The Dairy Council held it’s annual conference for nutrition and health professionals on 5th April at W5

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

Speakers included:
Dr Sabita S Soedamah–Muthu, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Cardiometabolic health and fermented dairy foods: a review of the evidence

Professor Marie Murphy, Ulster University
Promoting physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in young people

Mary Feeney, King’s College London
Early dietary interventions for prevention of food allergy: lessons from peanut allergy

Dr Éadaoin Ní Bhuachalla, University College Cork
Malnutrition in the oncology setting: prevalence, diagnosis and treatment strategies

Dr Eamon Laird, Trinity College Dublin
Dairy and the elderly: evidence to support the policies

Professor Fred Brouns, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Gluten protein: the good, the bad or just ugly?

Nutrition and health professionals can view the presentations here

 

Pictured standing L to R: Prof Sean Strain, Mary Feeney, Prof Marie Murphy, Prof Fred Brouns, Dr Éadaoin Ní Bhuachalla

Seated L to R: Dr Carole Lowis, Dr Eamon Laird, Dr Sabita Soedamah–Muthu

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