The website of the 12th Conference of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS), which will be held in Berlin from 20-23 October 2015 with the title: “Nutrition and health throughout life-cycle – Nutritional sciences for the benefit of European consumers“ is now open.
Food Matters Live will attract 10,000+ visitors representing the most influential figures from across food science and manufacturing, research and development, food marketing, retailing, food service, nutrition and public health. 450 speakers will deliver the three-day Nourishing a Nation conference and multi-stream seminar programme.
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.