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Symposium organized by the Belgian Nutrition Society
February 10, 2017
in partnership with Superior Health Council and Scientific Institute of Public Health 

The event is free of charge but registration here is required.

"Dietary reference values: a tool for public health"

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 dietary reference values for energy and macronutrients?
Jean Tafforeau (WIV – ISP) / Karin De Ridder (WIV-ISP)
12.30h - 13.30h LUNCH
13.30h Belgian dietary reference values for micronutrients
Minerals - Jean Nève (ULB)
Vitamins - Daniel Brasseur (ULB)
14.00h How well does the Belgian population comply with the dietary reference values for micronutrients?
Jean Tafforeau (WIV – ISP) / Karin De Ridder (WIV-ISP)
14.30h From dietary reference values to food based dietary guidelines: proposed roadmap for Belgium
Stefaan De Henauw (UGent)
14.50h – 15.10h 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
Participants confirmed : SBNC (Jean-Charles Preiser) / Dietitians Flanders (Rian Vanschaik) / ViGEZ (Loes Neven) /ISP (Karin De Ridder)/ FEVIA (Nick Deschuyffeleer) / SBMN (Anne Boucquiau)/NUBEL (John Van Camp)

Participants to be confirmed: Dietitians Wallonia / DG 4 FPS Public Health
16.30h Meeting closure

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