Join us for dairy's leading nutrition event!
The IDF Nutrition &Health Symposium 2022 is holding its second session after a very successful meeting last year with over 400 participants from all over the world. This free virtual symposium on the role of dairy across the life course is tailored to provide the latest scientific knowledge to nutritionists, dietitians, and other health professionals on the role of dairy in the health of children, adolescents, and ageing populations.
The event will be held virtually between 11:00 – 16:00 CEST on 12 May 2022, and is free to attend.
Please note: the symposium will be recorded and it will have an instantaneous translation
Register now for what will surely prove to be the dairy sector’s leading event on nutrition
Browse through our full day programme below!
Thursday May 12
This session will explore the importance of nutrition for children and adolescents and highlight the role dairy products play in the growth and development during the first 8000 days of life.
Welcome and introduction IDF
Opening remarks: The first 8000 days: a crucial time for nutrition TBC
Chair: Dr David Sepúlveda, CIAD Cuauhtemoc, Mexico
Maternal diets and child health: the benefits of dairy consumption
Dr Ian Givens, University of Reading, United Kingdom, with the contribution from Dr Rose Kamenwa, Aga Khan University Hospital, Kenya
Role of animal-sourced foods for children and adolescents
Dr Seema Puri, Delhi University, India
Food-based dietary guidelines for infants and young children, with a focus on dairy
Dr Lisanne M. du Plessis, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
The Milky Way Study: Should our kids be consuming reduced-fat or whole-fat dairy products?
Dr Therese O’Sullivan, Edith Cowan University, Australia
|13:00||40 min Lunch break|
This session will explore the role of dairy products in a food first approach for keeping older adults healthy and active. It will discuss age-related disease such ascognitive decline , malnutrition, and sarcopenia.
Opening remarks: Nutrition considerations for older adults TBC
Chair: Professor Connie Bales, Duke University, USA
Dairy intake to reduce sarcopenia risk
Dr Satoshi Fujita, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Dairy consumption and bone health during ageing
Dr Sandra Iuliano, University of Melbourne, Australia
Dairy, brain antioxidant and brain health in ageing
Dr In-Young Choi, University of Kansas Medical Center, United States
The role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of malnutrition: a practical approach
Raquel Estêvão, Hospital da Luz, Portugal