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IDF Nutrition Symposium 2021 - Day 1
IDF Nutrition Symposium
11th and 12th May 2021
12:00 – 17:00 CET (2 days)
100% virtual event – free to attend
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Targeted audiences: for nutritionists, dietitians, health regulators and other health professionals

• Presenting the latest science on dairy and nutrition
• Exploring the role of dairy in a healthy and sustainable eating patterns
• Explaining the important role of dairy in the dietary guidelines and its impact on health

Topics of interest

• The important role of animal source foods in healthy sustainable diets
• The impact of diet and nutrition on non-communicable diseases
• The effect of nutrition and diets on the microbiome and immune system


Day 1 will explore the role of dairy in the dietary guidelines, and its impact on non-communicable diseases. Confirmed speakers and topics for day 1 include:

• The Impact of Diet and Nutrition on Non-Communicable Diseases – Dr Francesco Branca (WHO)
• Dairy and Body Weight – Dr Anestis Dougkas (Institut Paul Bocuse, France)
• Dairy and Type 2 Diabetes – Asst Prof Sabita Soedamah-Muthu (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
• Dairy and Bone Health: Osteoporosis – Asst Prof Kelsey Mangano (UMass Lowell, US)
• Dairy and Muscle Health: Sarcopenia – Prof. Luc van Loon (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
• Dairy and Health: A Summary of Key Messages – Dr Rodrigo Valenzuela (University of Chile)
• Closing Remarks and Summary of Key Messages from Day One – Megan Pentz-Kluyts, Dietitian (South Africa)

May 11, 2021 12:00 PM in Paris

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