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Childhood Nutrition & Obesity: Current Status & Future Challenges

Posted on Jun 15, 2013 3:37:00 AM

Childhood Nutrition and Obesity: Current Status and Future Challenges

Conference - Dublin, Ireland

The meeting has been designed to reflect a wide range of themes in childhood nutrition and obesity.

Four main symposia will focus on:

Current status

Data collection

Effects of early nutrition on later health

Strategies for reducing childhood obesity

The event aims to:

Promote the further understanding of nutritional science and its relationship with different diseases/health outcomes, for example childhood obesity

Stimulate discussion around key aspects governing the links between nutrition research, dietetic practice and government policy

Encourage debate and discussion around key Original Communications (OC) abstracts

Inform on the influences of early feeding and lifestyle on body weight in children

Examine the methods, including novel methods that can be used to measure diet and activity in children

Raise awareness of the links between early nutrition and later health

Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition and activity interventions in children


(Courtesy of childhood obesity, via

Childhood Nutrition and Obesity: Current Status and Future Challenges

Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Fri, Jun 21, 2013

Dublin Institute of Technology

School of Biological Sciences, Kevin Street, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland

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