I'm A Scientist, Get me out of here!, a free online event where school students get to meet and interact with scientists, are looking for scientists or healthcare professionals working around nutrition, behavioural change, food security, food and lifestyle related diseases.
The Nutrition Winterschool gathers young scientists and top researchers from nutritional, medicinal and biochemical background for a week of scientific lectures and discussions combined with great sceneries and outdoor activities of Finnish Lapland.
The 3rd Nutrition Winterschool will take place from January 27th to 30th 2014 in Ylläs Lapland!
Paper of the Month: Nudge children to eat more vegetables
Submitted by NS Publications Team on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 15:19
Do you remember the last time you were at a buffet and regretted not trying everything? All of the tempting varieties of foods to try make resistance difficult! Researchers from the ETH Zürich have now shown that exactly this effect can be used strategically to improve children’s food choices: variety truly is the spice of life, even when it comes to vegetables! When given a variety of healthy choices, children choose a more balanced and nutrient-rich meal.
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.
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.
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.
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.