This session will examine the latest evidence exploring the effectiveness of dietary intervention strategies to manage chronic NCDs. Leading industry experts will also provide an insight into the latest dietary approaches for the management of cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death globally (WHO).

Chair: Professor Ian Johnson, Nutrition Researcher and Emeritus Fellow, Quadram Institute Bioscience

10.30 - 10.50

Exploring the links between food, diet and NCDs: old controversies and new evidence

Professor Ian Johnson, Nutrition Researcher and Emeritus Fellow, Quadram Institute Bioscience

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10.50 – 11.10

New developments in the application of fruit bioactives for the treatment of NCDs

Professor Paul J Thornalley, Professor in Systems Biology, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

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11.10 – 11.30

Exploring the link between gut microbiota and metabolic health

Professor Ellen Blaak, Professor of the Physiology of Fat Metabolism, Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University

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11.30 – 11.50

Plant sterols/stanols for cholesterol lowering and prevention of cardiovascular disease

Professor Dr Elke Trautwein, Senior Scientist Cardiovascular Health, Unilever, on behalf of International Plant Sterols and Stanols Association (IPSSA)

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11.50 – 12.00 Question and answer session

 

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