Dairy Council Northern Ireland

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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 16th 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 Dr Michelle McKinley from Queen’s University Belfast.


Professor Luc van Loon, University of Maastricht
Muscle mass maintenance in older people: protein and physical activity

Dr Sinéad Furey, Ulster University
Eating or heating? An investigation of food poverty in Northern Ireland

Professor Mary Ward, Ulster University
Dairy foods and blood pressure: a review of current evidence

Dr Brendan Gabriel, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Circadian rhythms: re–setting the clock in type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease

Dr Stephan Peters, The Dutch Dairy Association
The challenge of healthy and sustainable diets: a place for dairy foods?

Emily Foster RD, Glowing Potential
Drowning in ‘experts’: navigating nutrition communication and combatting pseudoscience in the age of innovation

Please download the invitation for full programme details.

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

Registration for the conference has now closed – please contact Carole Lowis for information

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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