Student Section Careers event

On 7 February 2024, The Nutrition Society Student Section held a careers panel and networking session at University College London. Over 100 students attended for an evening full of knowledge, inspiration, and advice and left feeling excited and motivated to begin their own careers. 

We welcomed a panel of 6 amazing experts in the…


The Nutrition Society Careers Panel Event

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FENS 2023


FENS 2023 is opening sessions on Monday 13 November: 

 The 2023 conference of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) in Belgrade is getting even more exciting. FENS are now opening up slots on the afternoon of Monday 13 November for a series of pre-conference workshops, training sessions and networking opportunities. These will run from 12:30 to 16:00 at the conference centre. Factor this into your planning. Keep an eye on the programme to see these emerge. 

More exciting symposia announced for FENS2023:  …


FENS 2023 Update

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The Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) is hosting its next conference in Belgrade, Serbia from 14 to 17 November 2023. The previous FENS Conference, hosted by The Nutrition Society in Dublin in October 2019, set a new benchmark for nutrition conferences in Europe. The current signs are that Belgrade will match Dublin for the quality of the programme, the standard of the conference centre and the networking opportunities offered.

FENS2023 will include plenary lectures, scientific symposia, industry symposia, oral communications sessions, poster sessions, and an…


FENS 2023 Conference is taking shape

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Architecture of Food

The foods we eat are generally associated with macro- and micronutrients, such as protein, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that appear in nutrition labels. When these components combine to form a food product, they interact as part of complex microstructures.¹ 

Evidence accumulating over the past 40 years has shown that these structures play an integral role in relation to food’s desirable physical, sensorial, and nutritional properties, as well as any health benefits.¹

The ‘food matrix’ is a term used to describe the fact that chemical food compounds behave…


Architecture of Food: Processing, structure and health

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Nutrition Science

Nutrition is a complex subject. The relationship between food, nutrition and health is highly affected by both biological, environmental, socio-economic, cultural, and behavioral factors. As nutritional requirements can vary with age, sex, weight, genotype, level of activity, physiological and disease status, nutrition is able to impact positively or negatively on an individual from preconception through to adulthood1.

The continuing growth in the global population, coupled with climate change and unequal access to adequate nutritious foods further adds the complexity1. As access…


The impact of nutrition science on past, present, and future human health

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