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Conference: Nutrition and Health – What’s New?

20.04.2019

Conference: Nutrition and Health – What’s New?

We held our annual Dairy Council NI conference for nutrition and health professionals on 16th April at W5

The conference focused on new developments in nutrition science and practice, including those in relation to dairy foods, and was chaired by Dr Michelle McKinley from Queen’s University Belfast

Speakers at the conference were: 

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

Nutrition and health professionals can view the speakers’ presentations here

Pictured back L to R: Dr Stephan Peters, Prof Luc van Loon, Dr Brendan Gabriel

Front L to R: Dr Sinead Furey, Dr Michelle McKinley, Emily Foster, Dr Carole Lowis (DCNI), Prof Mary Ward

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