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Nutrition and Sustainability Sessions at IDF World Dairy Summit 2016

Nutrition and Sustainability Sessions at IDF World Dairy Summit 2016
August 22
09:30 2016
Dairy is part of the solution of key nutritional problems in the various parts of the world: in developing countries it provides the needed nutrients to overcome shortages and in the developed countries it plays a role in preventing non-communicable diseases associated with obesity, like bowel cancer and type 2 diabetes. In addition, dairy production should be accomplished in a most sustainable way. All these issues are highlighted in the Nutrition and Sustainability sessions during the IDF World Dairy Summit 2016.

Reason enough to take a look at the Nutrition and Sustainability sessionsprogramme details of Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th October during the IDF World Dairy Summit 2016:

On Tuesday, in the session The role of dairy in developing countries Prof. Dr. Kim Michaelsen will explain the role of dairy in preventing undernutrition in low-income countries;

Dr. Mickey Rubin of the National Dairy Council will give an overview of the role of dairy in dietary guidelines in the Western world;

On Wednesday morning Prof. Rogier Schulte and Prof. Dr. Pieter van ’t Veer (both Wageningen University, Netherlands) both will provide insight in the latest developments in projects regarding healthy sustainable diets: how to gain insight and how to determine diets for all that are healthy, sustainable and environmental friendly.

For more information on the nutrition program, take a look at the programme!

Don’t miss out on the interesting online dialogue, with several blogs posted on theIDF World Dairy Summit 2016 website each week.

For summit registration, please use the following link or have a look at the website.

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