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Wednesday 5 December 2018

08:30 Registration and refreshments

Symposium 3: Dietary sugars, resistant starch and fibres

9:00 Free sugars
Professor Ian Macdonald, University of Nottingham, UK

9:30 Resistant starches and cardiometabolic risk
Dr Denise Robertson, University of Surrey, UK

10:00 Fibre: Evidence, policy and practice
Dr Charlotte Evans, University of Leeds, UK  

10:30 Panel Discussion

11:00 Original Communication session

12:30 Lunch

Symposium 4: Lifestyle factors  

13:30 Dietary patterns and risk for cardiovascular diseases
Professor Antonis Zampelas, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

14:00 The role of nutrient timing in human health
Dr James Betts, University of Bath, UK

14:30 Are current dietary guidelines relevant to subjects on cholesterol-lowering drugs?
Professor Andrew Salter, University of Nottingham, UK

15:00 Panel discussion 

15:30 Summary & implications for dietary policy in the UK                                                     
Dr Alison Tedstone, Deputy Director Diet, Obesity and Physical Activity/Chief Nutritionist, Public Health England

16:00 Conference close