Nutrition

Food addiction - what is the evidence?

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is holding a half day event on the topic of food addiction, chaired by Professor John Blundell, Chair of Biopsychology at the University of Leeds.

Event Dates: 
Monday, 7 October, 2013 - 13:30 to 17:00
Location: 
Sainsbury’s Conference Centre, London, UK

Fighting the “Hidden Hunger”

Entrepreneurial and Social Innovations to Overcome Malnutrition

Event Dates: 
Monday, 3 June, 2013 - 19:30 to 21:30
Location: 
KfW, Palmengartenstraße 5-9, Frankfurt/Main

Eggs: Lifting the limits and establishing the nutritional benefits

This event aims to look at the myths surrounding eggs, including why they were wrongly linked to an increased CHD risk, food safety concerns that have been overcome with the British Lion scheme and the facts about egg allergy. The event will present the latest research and look at why eggs are now positively recommended as a valuable part of a healthy diet.

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Event Dates: 
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 - 09:30 to 16:00
Location: 
Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

The Impact of Early Nutrition for Long-Term Health

The Academy for Paediatric Gastroenterology is excited to be running this highly successful one-day course again, led by Dr Atul Singhal, which will examine the nutritional exposure during early development and the effect this has on our health in adulthood.

Through a series of lectures, issues such as complimentary feeding, allergic diets, obesity and other related disorders will be presented to provide delegates with all the practical tools and information needed to have a thorough understanding of the impact of early nutrition for long-term health.

Event Dates: 
Friday, 14 June, 2013 - 09:30 to 16:00
Location: 
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

AICR Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Annual Research Conference is a unique forum that brings together researchers and clinicians for a two-day program that is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulating research and promoting prevention and treatment of cancer through nutrition, physical activity and weight management.

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 7 November, 2013 - 17:00 to Friday, 8 November, 2013 - 16:30
Location: 
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD., United States

Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

The 2nd Wellcome Trust conference on Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease will bring together leading scientists from the fields of microbiology, immunology, nutrition, gastroenterology and neuroscience to discuss the latest developments in this fast developing field.

Event Dates: 
Monday, 8 July, 2013 - 12:30 to Wednesday, 10 July, 2013 - 15:30
Location: 
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK

Recipe Analysis: Maximising Accuracy (2)

Sue Lloyd and Susan Church lead practical and educational sessions that are designed to update and improve the knowledge and skills of dietitians and nutritionists in recipe analysis. In particular this course is designed to provide a learning opportunity for dietitians to understand how they can minimize known errors in nutrient analysis and therefore produce a legally acceptable analysis.

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 25 April, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:30
Location: 
King's College London, UK

Recipe Analysis: Maximising Accuracy

Sue Lloyd and Susan Church lead practical and educational sessions that are designed to update and improve the knowledge and skills of dietitians and nutritionists in recipe analysis. In particular this course is designed to provide a learning opportunity for dietitians to understand how they can minimize known errors in nutrient analysis and therefore produce a legally acceptable analysis.

Event Dates: 
Friday, 19 April, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:30
Location: 
King's College London, UK

Advancing Best Practice: Introduction to Health At Every Size (HAES)

A HAES approach aims to offer an effective and ethical alternative to the conventional weight-centred approach to eating and health. The HAES practice promotes self-care within a compassion-centred philosophy. The philosophy is also deeply concerned with social justice and brings social determinants of health into view in nutritional wellbeing as well as challenging overt and implicit size bias in and beyond health care.

This HAES_workshop explores the evidence and provides an introduction to HAES practice in the clinic.

Event Dates: 
Monday, 15 April, 2013 - 09:30 to 16:30
Location: 
King's College London, Waterloo Campus, UK

Advances in the Nutritional Care of Cancer Patients

The study day is aimed at dieticians, nurses and other health care professionals working with cancer patients. The day aims to update on studies and initiatives in pelvic radiation disease, screening, enhanced recovery in upper GI and survivorship clinics.

For further information, to view the programme and to register for this event, please visit the Royal Marsden website. 

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 21 May, 2013 - 09:00 to 17:00
Location: 
The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, London, UK

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