Meetings

20th November 2018

Implications of mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid

Presentations by:

Ursula Arens
A freelance nutrition writer. She has a degree in Dietetics, is member of the British Dietetic Association, the Nutrition Society and the Guild of Health Writers, has maintained a particular interest in the policies and debates around folic acid fortification and eagerly awaits the UK Government implementation of a policy already in place in more than 80 countries around the world.

Click to Download PDF: Ursula Arens: Implications of mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid

Anne Milne
Senior Public Health Nutrition Advisor, Nutrition, Science and Policy at Food Standards Scotland. Anne provided key literature sources, support and guidance throughout the preparation of the FSS report into modelling to estimate the potential impact of fortification of flour with folic acid in the UK

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The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 20th November meeting
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3rd July 2018

Healthcare Cost Savings from Food Supplements

Presentations by:

Dr Michele Sadler
Registered Nutritionist with over 30 years’ experience, is also Scientific Adviser to the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association.

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Mark Monahan
Research fellow in the Health Economics Unit in the Institute of Applied Health Research

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The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 3rd July meeting
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20th March 2018

Good for your heart? Claims for foods, micronutrients, and cardiovascular health’

Presentations by:

Professor Julie Lovegrove 
Director of the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research at the University of Reading

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Professor David Richardson 
Visiting Professor at the University of Reading, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, and a specialist in nutrition and food science

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The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 27th June meeting
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27th June 2017

Nutritional issues in older people

Presentations by:

Dr Catherine Hankey
A registered dietitian and Senior Lecturer at the Human Nutrition School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow

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Professor Philip Calder
Professor of Nutritional Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton

Click to Download PDF: Philip Calder: Micronutrient intervention to prevent age-related immune decline


The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 27th June meeting
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14th March 2017

Nutrition and Healthy Ageing of the Brain

Presentations by:

Professor Louise Dye
Professor of Nutrition and Behaviour, Nutrition and Behaviour Group, Human Appetite Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Leeds

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Professor Helene McNulty
Professor of Nutritional Science, University of Ulster

Click to Download PDF: Helene McNulty: B-Vitamins and the Aging Brain

N.B. The data slides from this presentation has been removed because they are confidential


The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 14th March meeting
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7th December 2016

Global Burden of chronic disease: a new paradigm in healthcare

Presentations by:

Professor Ajit Lalvani of Imperial College, London
Chair of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health Research Senior Investigator and Wellcome Senior Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College, and Founding Director of the Tuberculosis Research Centre. Co-Chair of Respiratory Infections at the National Heart and Lung Institute and Honorary Consultant Physician at Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

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The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 7th December meeting
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13th September 2016

Improving teenage nutrition: new research and future policy options

Presentations by:

Yvonne Bishop-Weston Bsc Dip ION mBANT CNHC
(One of the UK’s leading nutritional therapists)
Teenage Nutrition

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Dr Jonathan Tammam PhD RD RNutr
(Programme Leader & Principal Lecturer on Nutrition and Dietetics at the School of Life and Medical Sciences)
Oxford Clack Nutrition Study

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The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 13th September meeting
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1st March 2016

Nutrition before and during pregnancy: ensuring mother and child stay healthy

Presentations by:

Dr. Michele Sadler
(Consultant Nutritionist)
Nutrition Before and During Pregnancy

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Martine Austin
(Programme Manager Global Prevention, The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)
‘Ensuring Mother and Child Stay Healthy’
‘Neural Tube Defect Prevention – a Public Health Priority’

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Martine Austin: Neural Tube Defects presentation


The minutes of this meeting are available on request

Press Release for 1st March meeting
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Press Release Inaugural APPG Meeting 1.3.16