Nutrition

Launch of the BNF Task Force report - Nutrition and development: short- and long-term consequences for health

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is holding a conference to launch its latest Task Force report on ‘Nutrition and development: short and long term consequences for health’.

For further information please visit the BNF website, or call the BNF on 020 7557 7930.

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 21 May, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Royal College of Surgeon's, London, UK

Health benefits of cereal grain foods for consumers

This meeting is to highlight the growing national and international interest in cereal grain research and food product innovation. The speakers will highlight the substantially strengthened scientific basis for a new generation of cereal-based products with enhanced nutritional and health benefits and the need for action to enhance public health communications by policymakers and national and global food authorities.

Early bird rates apply for this meeting until Wednesday 27 February 2013, these rates start as low as £35 for RSM members and £45 for non RSM members.

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 28 March, 2013 - 08:50 to 17:00
Location: 
Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

SENSE: Update on Food Composition and Nutrient Labelling Issues

Self Employed Nutritionists' Support & Enlightment (SENSE) have organised a meeting, titled 'Update on Food Composition and Nutrient Labelling Issues' in March 2013.

Topics are to include:

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Coca-Cola Headquarters, Hammersmith, London, UK

Sustainable Food Supply, Processing & Products

Building Partnerships - Consumer Behaviour and Understanding

Health Claims Europe presents a new and exciting program Sustainable Food Supply, Processing & Products. Sustainability may be covered by a wide array of definitions. This workshop wants to clarify in which directions Sustainable Food Supply, Processing & Products will develop. The main focus of the meeting will be the analysis of the current situation and a forecast of expectations and ways to develop strategic partnerships.

Topics include:

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 31 January, 2013 - 08:50 to 17:30
Location: 
Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

Should we abandon our daily bread?

By Sara Stanner & Dr Elisabeth Weichselbaum, British Nutrition Foundation 

8th Nutra India Summit is “Health and Wellness through Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals and Naturals”

"The nutraceutical market in India is estimated to grow to US$2,731 million in 2016 at a CAGR of 13%" Biospectrum Asia Edition, 16 March 2012.

Witnessing the rapid transformation of India and its neighbouring countries into Health and Wellness Conscious Consumer base; has resulted in increased demand of Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals & Naturals Finished Products Category across Asian Subcontinent.

Event Dates: 
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 08:00 to Saturday, 16 March, 2013 - 17:00
Location: 
World Trade Centre, Mumbai, India

Fruit and vegetables: measuring intake and encouraging increased consumption.

Dr. Jayne Woodside
Nutrition and Metabolism Group Centre for Public Health, Institute of Clinical Science, Queen’s University Belfast.

Event Dates: 
Friday, 1 February, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK

11th China Nutrition Science Congress and 2013 International Nutrition Science and DRIs Summit (CNSC2013)

Evolution of DRIs: Nutrition Science and Practice Based on Evidence
The purpose of this conference is to exchange the research experience on DRIs and push the development of nutrition science. Over the past decade, many academic organizations from various countries have produced a lot of new achievements in the research and amendment of DRIs.

This conference provides a platform to exchange the most recent advances in nutritional science and the latest information on nutrients, such as:

Event Dates: 
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 08:00 to Friday, 17 May, 2013 - 17:00
Location: 
The fist World Hotel, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

NutraIngredients Probiotech & Microbiota 2013

This event is set to unite R&D specialists, product manufacturers, marketers, academia and regulatory bodies, making it a comprehensive business-facing, research-driven conference in the pre- and probiotic arena.

There will be ample time set aside for networking and the programme also features case studies, the latest research findings and analysis of emerging trend.

For further information, to view the programme and to register please visit the Conference website

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 08:30 to Wednesday, 6 February, 2013 - 15:30
Location: 
Hotel Metropole, Brussels, Belgium

Zinc on a plate

By Professor John H. Beattie
Head of Micronutrients Group, Rowett institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, UK

The importance of zinc

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