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ILSI Europe @ Food Matters Live 2018

London, United Kingdom
2018-11-20 – 2018-11-22
ExCeL Arena

TUESDAY 20th NOVEMBER, 12.15-13.45, GALLERY ROOM 3

The Role of Nutrition in Promoting Healthy Ageing

During this session leading experts will present the latest advances in nutritional science to increase people’s health span. They will explore how specific nutrients, focusing on the naturally functional trend interact to influence healthy ageing and delay the onset of age-related conditions.
Prof. Philip Calder, Professor of Nutritional Immunology, University of Southampton
Title: ‘Modification of Low-grade Inflammation in Ageing and the Role of Nutrition’

Supported by ILSI Europe’s Nutrition, Immunity and Inflammation Task Force.

WEDNESDAY 21th NOVEMBER, 14.00-15.30, GALLERY ROOM 3

Nutrition for Immune Health

During this session, speakers will provide the latest insight into understanding the interactions between nutrition and the immune system. They will explore the development of hypersensitivity at different stages of life and potential long-term health implications. This session will also review the latest research emerging on the link between the gut and immunity.
Dr Caroline Childs, Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences, University of Southampton
Title: ‘Immune system development and the microbiome’

Supported by ILSI Europe’s Nutrition, Immunity and Inflammation Task Force.

WEDNESDAY 21st NOVEMBER, 10.30-12.00 GALLERY ROOM 3

Optimising maternal and infant health and well being

During this session expert speakers will provide the latest research on understanding the link between maternal and infant health and nutrition. Plant-based eating is gaining momentum not only for adult consumers but there is also an increase in demand for formulas which are hydrolysed and plant-based. Leading experts will discuss why this is happening in the infant nutrition market and they will also explore the next generation of infant formula.
Professor Christine Edwards, Professor of Nutritional Physiology, Glasgow University
Title: ‘Bacterial transfer from the mother to the infant – the placental route: what is the scientific evidence’

Supported by ILSI Europe’s Early Nutrition and Long term Health Task Force.

WEDNESDAY 21st NOVEMBER, 12.15-13.45, GALLERY ROOM 3

Future maternal and infant nutrition: exploring the evidence base

This session will provide insights into the latest R&D, which are likely to shape the future of the maternal and infant nutrition industry. Technical experts will specifically examine the role innovative ingredients for new products to support maternal and infant health. They will also review the latest research examining the impact of dietary interventions on pregnant women with diabetes and on their infants.
Professor Helen Murphy, Professor of Medicine (Diabetes and Antenatal Care), University of East Anglia and Professor of Women’s Health, Kings College London
Title: ‘Maternal diet does make a difference in Gestational Diabetes’

Supported by ILSI Europe’s Early Nutrition and Long term Health & Obesity and Diabetes Task Forces.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER, 12.00-13.20, GALLERY ROOM 4

Reviewing key ingredients shaping nutrition for cognitive health and performance

With a rapid shift towards more natural and organic products as consumers demand clean label products, what are the next generation ingredients for the for this category? This session will together experts from both academia and industry to provide the latest insight into new natural ingredients to safely support cognitive health, anxiety and depression and also cognitive performance.
Professor Louise Dye, N8 Agrifood Chair in Nutrition and Behaviour, University of Leeds
Title: ‘Evidence for the effects of plant-based ingredients on cognitive performance’

Supported by ILSI Europe’s Nutrition and Mental Performance Task Force.