Dietary reference values: a tool for public health

Dietary reference values: a tool for public health

Het jaarlijks symposium van de Belgian Nutrition Society is dit jaar georganiseerd in samenwerking met de Hoge Gezondheidsraad en het Wetenschappelijk Instituut voor de Volksgezondheid, en staat volledig in het teken van de Belgische voedingsrichtlijnen: hun wetenschappelijke achtergrond, de vergelijking met de werkelijke voedingsstatus in België, en de mogelijke updates.

Program

9.30h Registration and coffee

10.00h Welcome –Stefaan De Henauw (Symposium chair)

10.10h Keynote lecture. Evidence based dietary reference values Mikael Fogelholm (University of Helsinki – Finland)

11.00h Belgian dietary reference values for Energy and Macronutrients. Energy and Carbohydrates Nathalie Delzenne (UCL) Proteins Theo Niewold (KUL) Fats Guy De Backer (UGent)

12.00h How well does the Belgian population comply with the DRV’s for Energy and Macronutrients? Jean Tafforeau (WIV – ISP) / Karin De Ridder (WIV-ISP)

12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH

13.30h Belgian dietary reference values for Micronutrients Minerals Jean Nève (ULB) Vitamins Daniel Brasseur (TBC) (ULB)

14.00h How well does the Belgian population comply with the DRV’s for Micronutrients? Jean Tafforeau (WIV – ISP) / Karin De Ridder (WIV-ISP)

14.30h From DRV to FBDG : proposed roadmap for Belgium Stefaan De Henauw (UGent)

14.50 – 15.10 active break

15.10h – 16.30h Stakeholders session followed by panel debate and questions from the audience Chaired by BNS (Carl Lachat, UGent and Kristin Verbeke, KUL) Short statements on the importance and use of the DRV’s from the point of view of different Belgian stakeholders

16.30h Meeting closure


We welcome participation from all interested stakeholders.

The meeting will be free of charge but registration is required here http://belgiannutritionsociety2017.fikket.be/event/dietary-reference-values-a-tool-for-public-health

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