Effect of multi-disciplinary interventions among overweight children and adolescents
In two new Cochrane Reviews the effect of diet, physical activity and behavioural interventions for the treatment of overweight have been assessed among children (6-11 year) and adolescents (12-17 year). The researchers concluded that multidisciplinary interventions are beneficial in achieving positive effect on BMI and weight in overweight children and adolescents.
Sports nutrition in practice: what are the scientific insights?
Nutrition and sports performance: what are the latest scientific insights and nutrition strategies which can make a difference to dietetic practice? On 29 and 30 September 2017 the annual conference of the European Federation of the Association of Dietitians took place in Rotterdam (The Netherlands).
World Osteoporosis Day “Love your bones. Protect your future!”
On October 20th it is World Osteoporosis Day. The Osteoporosis foundation is raising global awareness for the importance of strong bones and launched the campaign “Love your bones. Protect your future”. 5 key messages on bone health.
Food-Based Dietary guidelines around the globe
Students of the Wageningen University (The Netherlands) provided an overview of the official food-based dietary guidelines around the world, in collaboration with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment and the Nutrition Centre in the Netherlands.
New position statement on protein and exercise published by International Society of Sports Nutrition
The International Society of Sports Nutrition critically reviewed the current scientific literature on protein intake for healthy exercising adults. Their conclusion: “Increasing protein intake by consuming whole foods as well as high-quality supplemental protein sources can improve the adaptive response to training”.
FrieslandCampina Institute launches in Belgium and the United Kingdom
FrieslandCampina Institute provides nutrition and health professionals with scientific information and practical tools on a wide variety of nutrition and health topics. Starting today, the FrieslandCampina Institute will also be present in Belgium and the United Kingdom.
Conference for dietitians across Europe on 29 and 30 September 2017 in Rotterdam
On 29 and 30 September 2017 the European Federation of the Association of Dietitians (EFAD) organizes its annual conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The theme of the 10th EFAD conference is ‘The future is now’. Part of the program is a parallel session on sports nutrition.
New FrieslandCampina Institute International website
We proudly present our new FrieslandCampina Institute International website.
FAO: dairy essential for nutrient security
The Declaration of Rotterdam was signed on 19 October 2016 by Ren Wang, Assistant Director-General of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Jeremy Hill, President of the International Dairy Federation. This took place during the final meeting of the World Dairy Summit, held in Rotterdam the last few days.
Setting standards through harmonizing recommended dietary allowances in Southeast Asia
The harmonization of recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region is a collective effort of participating countries to achieve improvement in health, nutrition and welfare. This is accomplished by facilitating consumer education and improving public health for all populations in the region.