Nutrition Symposia at Massey Albany

Our Aim: To translate nutrition research findings into useful and accessible information for health professionals, others working the fields of nutrition, food and wellness, and academics.

The symposia team would like to note that the choice of topic, speakers and venue are not influenced by any sponsors or collaborators.

Forthcoming Symposia:

Early Life Nutrition: The Key Messages

A one-day symposia that continues to address nutrition's key messages in the first 1000 days.

Date: Thursday 27th october 2016
Venue: Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre, Massey university, Albany, Auckland
Registration from: 08:00
Welcome and introduction: 08:45

Aimed at plunket nurses, GPs, dietitians, nutritionists and health professionals, we welcome some of Australasia's top childhood and infancy nutrition researchers to present the key messages in early life nutrition.

Confirmed presentations:

  • Protective effects of breast milk - some is better than none - Professor Peter Davies, The University of Queensland
  • The effects of gestational diabetes on the infant - Dr Chris McKinlay, The University of Auckland
  • Preventing obesity from before birth - A/ Prof Karen Campbell, Deakin University, Melbourne
  • Managing Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy and infancy - Dr Pamela von Hurst, Massey University
  • Food safety for mothers and babies - Roy Biggs, Tegel Foods
  • Guidelines for complementary feeding - Dr Cath Conlon, Massey University
  • Sensational eating using sensory input to get ready to eat - Carolyn Lotawa, Everyday OT

Registration and more information - click here

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