Overall whilst the external world as we know it continues to be windswept by change forces that are ever more powerful, for NNEdPro, 2018 has been a seriously action packed but very successful 10th Anniversary Year. Apart from our summer events attended by over 250 delegates this year, we have presented extensively at scientific meetings... Continue Reading →
In this article we shine the spotlight on the work of ERiMNN (Education and Research in Medical Nutrition Network), Nutritank and others. November 2018 saw Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) host a sold out event to inspire conversations around the role of food in medicine. Nutrition researchers, multi-professional clinicians and students were amongst the... Continue Reading →
Helena is a Portuguese trainee Dietitian, in this blog post she shares with us her purpose in joining NNEdPro's Summer School, her experience, and top tips for getting the most out of it.
The November 2018 CN article - The NNEdPro GODAN Partnership talks about bringing the worlds of agricultural and human nutrition together through a common culture in open data.
This months' CN article - ‘Food Allergy Can be Fatal’ - aims to raise awareness around food allergy management in nutritional healthcare. The article is dedicated to the memory of 9 year old Nainika Tikoo, who was severely asthmatic and allergic to cows’ milk protein and had an undiagnosed allergy to blackberries. In 2017 she... Continue Reading →
Our September CN article focuses on one of our favourite subjects - Teaching Kitchens! In this article, we present three different teaching kitchens from the UK, USA and India and discuss their potential to teach participants about nutrition in addition to cooking skills. The first is Culinary Medicine UK - is a programme to help clinicians... Continue Reading →
2018 is a special year for NNEdPro - it's 10 years since our establishment as a university-based project in 2008! We were subsequently hosted in a UK Medical Research Council facility for several years, before being constituted as an independent education and research organisation. From 2008 to 2018, NNEdPro evolved from a single project to... Continue Reading →
Although many think Britain is a nation of tea sippers, it seems that our love of coffee is growing - the British Coffee Association estimates that we drink 95 million cups of coffee a day, increasing from 70 million in 2008 [ http://britishcoffeeassociation.org%5D. Globally, around 158 million bags of coffee are produced each year, with... Continue Reading →
This month’s CN article turns to the expertise of Kate Guberg, a nutritional biomarkers expert and NNEdPro representative, for a discussion of reference intervals. Click here to read the full article Reference intervals are one of the most common decision tools in nutrition. They give us a range of ‘typical values for the majority of... Continue Reading →