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Nutrition and Health Professional Conference


Nutrition and Health Professional Conference

The Dairy Council is hosting a conference for nutrition and health professionals on 27th April at W5

The conference will focus on new developments in nutrition science and practice, including those in relation to dairy foods, and will be chaired by Professor Sean Strain from Ulster University.


Dr Emma Feeney, University College Dublin
The dairy matrix: is food more than the sum of its nutrients?

Professor Moira Dean, Queen’s University, Belfast
Cooking and food skills: what impact do they have on achieving a healthy diet?

Professor Ian Givens, University of Reading
Putting nutrition at the heart of sustainable diets

Dr Megan Rossi, King’s College London
The low FODMAP diet for IBS: panacea or just another fad?

Dr Alison Yeates, Ulster University
An update on iodine in the UK diet: the role of milk

Prof Wendy Kohrt, University of Colorado, Denver
Exercise, hormones and disease prevention

Please download the invitation for full programme details.

Registration for the conference costs £25.00 (including lunch and refreshments throughout the day).

Ways to register and pay:

To register and pay by credit card only please click here

To register and pay by cheque, please download the invitation and booking form and return to the Dairy Council postal address (below) along with your cheque

To pay by BACS or if you require an invoice, please contact:
Dr Carole Lowis on 01751 430 158 or the Dairy Council for NI on 028 90 770 113 ex 221


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