Sessions

 All accepted abstracts, both oral and poster presentations, are available on the virtual platform throughout the conference.

Plenary 40 min

 

1
Opening
14.12. at 15:50
Main room

How to achieve healthy diets for all – a global perspective (Corinna Hawkes, University of London, UK)

2
Clinical
15.12. at 15:50
Main room

Genes and the prevention of type 2 diabetes, T2D-GENE trial (Markku Laakso, University of Eastern Finland, Finland)’

3
Public Health
16. 12. at 15:50
Main room

Public Health Nutrition – scientific insight and solutions for the next 20 years (Adam Drewnowski, University of Washington, USA)

Review 75 min

 

1
Public Health
14.12. at 12:00
Main room

Symposium title: A changing society and food-related behavior
1. Change and stability in Nordic eating practices – a sociological perspective (Lotte Holm, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
2. Has the meaning of a meal changed? (Johanna Mäkelä, University of Helsinki, Finland)
3.  Responsibility of the consumer in dietary change: sweetness enhancers as an example of a possible solution. (Monique Raats, University of Surrey, UK)

2
Public Health
14.12. at 14:30
The other room

Symposium title: Modern methods for dietary analysis
1. Use of loyalty-card data in assessment of food consumption in the population (Jaakko Nevalainen, Tampere University, Finland)
2. Improving the accuracy of dietary intake assessment: From cameras to molecules (Gary Frost, London Imperial College, UK)
3. Challenges of collecting dietary data in low and middle income countries (Jennifer Coates, Tufts University, USA)

3
Public Health
15.12. at 12:00
The other room

Symposium title: Vitamin D  – requirements and public health policies in debate
1. Does vitamin D have a role in the prevention of non-skeletal diseases? (Lars Rejnmark, Aarhus University, Denmark)
2. Different vitamin D policies in the Nordic countries – effects on vitamin D intake and status (Suvi Itkonen, University of Helsinki, Finland)
3. Ethnic groups and vitamin D: a common challenge in the Nordic countries? (Ahmed Ali Madar, University of Oslo, Norway)

4
Clinical
14.12. at 14:30
Main room

Symposium title: Quality of fat – beyond cardiovascular benefits
1. Brown fat – an update (Kirsi Virtanen, University of Eastern Finland and University of Turku, Finland)
2. Diet and liver fat (Ulf Risérus, Uppsala, Sweden)
3. Glucose metabolism and low-grade inflammation (Maria Lankinen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland)

5
Clinical
15.12. at 14:30
The other room

Symposium title: Gut in the perspective
1. IBS – what is the best treatment? (Magnus Simrén, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
2. Gluten sensitivity (Juha Taavela, Tampere University, Finland)
3. Nutrition Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (Berber Vlieg-Boerstra, OLVG Hospital and Hanze University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands)

6 Clinical
15.12. at 14:30
Main room

Symposium title: Prevention of type 2 diabetes: what did we learn from the DPS and PREVIEW projects?
1. Dietary regulation of glucose metabolism – implication for prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes (Michael Lean, University of Glasgow, UK)
2. DPS (Jaana Lindström, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland)
3. PREVIEW (Anne Raben, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

7
Physiology
15.12. at 12:00
Main room

Symposium title: Towards alternative protein use – are all proteins equal?
1. Bioavailability of proteins and amino acids (Claire Gaudichon, AgroParisTech - INRA, France)
2. Plant-proteins: physiological insights (Anne-Maria Pajari, University of Helsinki, Finland)
3. New foods – insects as protein sources (Nanna Roos, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

8
Physiology
14.12. at 12:00
The other room

Symposium title: Diet, microbiota and metabolism
1. Diet and gut microbiota (Anne Salonen, University of Helsinki, Finland)
2. A Microbiome Menu: The microbiota-gut-brain axis at the interface of appetite, food and mood (Harriet Schellekens, University College Cork, Ireland)
3. The role of gut microbiota in diabetes and cardiovascular disease (Victor Gerdes, Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands)

9
Problem Based Session
16.12. at 12:00
Main room

Symposium title: New Nordic Nutrition Recommendations – towards 2020
1. Introduction to NNR (Inge Tetens, University of Copenhagen, Denmark) (5 min)
2.  The NNR 2022 project status (Rune Blomhoff, University of Oslo, Norway) (35 min)
3. Integration of sustainability into NNR (Helle Margrete Meltzer, University of Oslo, Norway, and Ellen Trolle, DTU, Denmark) (20 min)
4. Discussion and feedback

10
Problem Based Session
16.12. at 12:00
The other room

Symposium title: Careers and training in nutrition and dietetics
1. Implementation of Nutrition care Process (NCP) in higher education in dietetics (Hilde Brekke, University of Oslo, Norway)
2. Public Health Nutrition training (Bryndís Eva Birgisdóttir, University of Iceland, Iceland)
3. Nutrition teaching and training for doctors – life-long learning? (Robert Brummer, Örebro University, Sweden)

11
Problem Based Session
16.12. at 14:30
The other room

Symposium title: Diet during pregnancy, infancy and childhood – opportunities for future health
1. Danish and Norwegian birth cohorts: Diet in pregnancy – effects on the offspring health (Thorhallur I Halldorson, University of Iceland, Iceland)
2. Fish intake in the etiology of asthma and allergy in children (Anna Bergström, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
3. Early nutritional factors in the development of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes (Suvi M. Virtanen, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland)

12
Problem Based Session
16.12. at 14:30
Main room

Symposium title: Diet and the UN Sustainability development Goals
1. Food and environmental sustainability – challenges in impact assessment (Hanna Tuomisto, University of Helsinki, Finland)
2. Sustainable future and global policies for food and diet (Marco Springmann, University of Oxford, UK)
3. Equity and diet: women, men or other risk groups? (Gun Roos, National Institute for Consumer Research, Norway)