We are very proud to have been part of the International Dairy Federation’s Nutrition Symposium on 11 and 12 May with Professor Ian Givens opening and chairing the session on Cardiometabolic Health and Dr Sabita Soedamah-Muthu, a Senior Visiting Research Fellow in IFNH was one of the invited presenters in this session. She spoke about Dairy and Type 2 Diabetes.

In excess of 1000 delegates registered for the on-line event, including nutritionists, dietitians, health regulators, policy makers, scientists, and other health professionals.

There were also experts from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) with an interest in nutrition and health to discuss the important role of dairy foods in healthy sustainable diets, the impact of diet and nutrition on non-communicable diseases, and the effect of nutrition and diets on the microbiome and antiviral immunity.