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Symposium on Sugar in the Diet: Is There a Sweet Spot?

Sydney, Australia
2015-10-30
Holiday Inn Sydney Airport

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OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this ILSI meeting of science, industry and academic experts were to:

  • Understand role of sugars in the diet and gain an understanding of current consumption trends in Australia and New Zealand
  • Identify potential scientific research gaps
  • Understand what consumers think about sugar – perceptions, attitudes and behaviours.

ORGANIZERS

ILSI SEA Region Australasia Country Committee

PROGRAM

The program is available here.

SUMMARY REPORT

The summary report is available here.

PRESENTATIONS

Sugar: Public health enemy number 1? (presentation not available)
Mr. Bill Shrapnel, Shrapnel Nutrition Consulting

Sugars – an historical perspective
Dr. Alan Barclay, Consultant Dietitian and Nutritionist
PDF

Sugar consumption in Australia
Ms. Danielle Baird, CSIRO Food and Nutrition Flagship
PDF

Physiological and pathological effects of sugars
Prof. Luc Tappy, University of Lausanne
PDF

Sugar in NSW Health Policy: translating the research into practice
Ms. Megan Cobcroft, Centre for Population Health, NSW Health
PDF

Sugar & the consumer: attitudes, behaviours and trends (presentation not available)
Ms. Sarah Hyland, Colmar Brunton

What does the current global overview on sugar research tell us?
Prof. Luc Tappy, University of Lausanne
PDF

Dietitians and Consumers – what do they need to know
Ms. Caitlin Reid, Health and the City
PDF