Approximately 250 experts in nutrition travelled to Tanzania for the 2015 Federation of African Nutrition Society (FANUS) conference. Delegates from over 20 countries attended to discuss ‘Nutrition in Africa at a Crossroads’. The overarching message throughout the week was the need for nutritionists in Africa to collaborate and systematically build capacity to address Africa’s nutrition chall
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This month’s featured paper is from Nutrition Research Reviews journal, and is entitled ’Understanding meal patterns: definitions, methodology and impact on nutrient intake and diet quality'. The team, Rebecca M. Leech, Anthony Worsley, Anna Timperio and Sarah A.
In May this year, we published a fascinating Paper of the Month blog post on Nordic school meals' influence on children’s school performance.
Summer is here. Beach holidays are being planned, and many of us may be hoping to sit out in the warm sun and top up our vitamin D levels. Or are we? Whether due to an indoor lifestyle, cultural dress, a fear of burning or skin ageing, many people are vitamin D deficient.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Aoife Ryan from University College Cork is the 2015 winner of our Julie Wallace Award. Dr Ryan will be presented with her award on 18 June at our Nutrition at Key Life Stages conference in Cork, Ireland. Attendees will have the chance to listen t
By Professor Andrew Salter
The cognitive performance of children has been associated with dietary quality in several studies. Children consume a considerable part of their daily energy intake during school hours. Thus, nutritional interventions in the school setting have the potential to improve the nutritional quality of children’s overall diet.
Interesting subject – nutrition. Almost anyone can claim to become an expert overnight. There are plenty of examples of celebrities, random bloggers and social media commentators giving all sorts of advice to the world at large about what we should and should not be eating.