Nutrition is a popular topic, with celebrities, friends and neighbours all having an opinion on what’s in and what’s out! It can be difficult to separate fact from fiction.
To address this, ‘Nutrition & You: Talking to the Experts’ is a free online event which will provide you with evidence-based and accurate information on a wide range of nutrition topics.
The event, brought to you by the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI), in collaboration with The National Dairy Council (NDC), will bring together expert dietitians to discuss a range of topics across the life stages, including: Weaning and Feeding Toddlers; Sports Nutrition; Healthy Ageing; Body Weight and Healthy Food Relationships; Gut Health; Food allergies and alternative diets.
Simply register your details and join us for a morning of insightful conversation on nutrition matters that matter most to you!
For more information, or if you have any queries, please email email@example.com; or call 01 290 2516.
Anton, an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and communications advisor has presented numerous Current Affairs and Magazine TV and Radio Programmes, including The Sunday Business Show, Ireland AM, The Tonight Show, The Last Word, Savage Sunday and the PPI Gold-Medal winning Anton Savage Show. He has written for nearly every newspaper in Ireland and spent more than a decade as a columnist for Independent News and Media. He has advised on communications for twenty-five years, working with government ministers, CEO’s, PLC Chairpeople and Secretaries General. In 2008 he led the consortium which founded The Communications Clinic, a communications training and consultancy described by The Sunday Independent as one of Ireland’s most influential.
Anton has lectured in the Command and Staff School of the Irish Defence Forces, Trinity College, The Smurfit Business School, UCD, NUIG and for private institutions including the Board of Bank of Ireland Group and the Communications Division of Alphabet, Google’s parent company.
Anton is in demand as an MC for major conferences and private events. Ranging from KPMG’s annual conference to the European People’s Party European Conference, where he chaired more than a dozen Prime Ministers and Presidents, including the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Anton has also hosted private ‘Audiences With...’ a vast range of guests, delivering in-depth interviews with guests as varied as Sir John Sawyers (the Head of MI5, the British Intelligence Agency), former UK Government Communications Director Alistair Campbell and sports legends including Paul O’Connell and Ronan O’Gara.
Optimising nutrition to age well, for ourselves and those we care for
Ciara is a Clinical Specialist Dietitian to the Frailty Intervention Team at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
Ciara graduated with a honours degree in BSc Nutritional Sciences from University College Cork in 2012 and went on to study MSc Dietetics in Glasgow Caledonian University. Ciara currently manages the nutritional care of frail older adults presenting to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Emergency Department. Ciara worked as a dietetic representative on the National Frailty Programme working group and the National AFFINITY Falls Framework. She is a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute and is currently Co-Chair for the Older Person Nutrition Interest Group.
Senior Paediatric Dietitian with CHI at Temple Street for 13 years and Mum to 3.
On completing her B.Sc at NUIG in 2004, Cathy graduated with an M.Sc Dietetics from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Cathy worked with the adult population for 4 years and in 2008 moved to working with children. Cathy has experience in many different areas of childhood nutrition including Weight management, Infant feeding, Metabolic Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes.
Cathy believes that a healthy lifestyle begins at home, in infancy. With this in mind, she established 'w e a n i n g . i e ', which provides theory-based nutrition workshops and webinars to parents. The aim of these is to empower parents and prevent the nutritional problems of childhood, increase the success and reduce the stress in feeding a family!
Cathy is a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute and registered with CORU.
Managing your relationship with food and body weight
RD, BSc. (Hons) (Human Nutrition and Dietetics), H Dip DBSIT, M.I.N.D.I
Born in Dublin, Aveen has practiced widely in hospitals both in Ireland and the UK prior to setting up the Dublin nutrition centre in 2003. She graduated from Trinity College with a BSc. (Hons) (Human Nutrition and Dietetics) and completed a business diploma in Smurfit Business School. She is also a current member of the I.N.D.I (Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute), is trained in the low FODMAP diet and has completed level 2 behaviour change training.
Since qualifying Aveen has gained a wide range of experience in various different medical fields. Aveen is currently considered one of the top dietitians in the country and specialises in eating disorders, gut health, weight management, oncology and paediatric nutrition.
Aveen has a keen interest in health promotion and nutrition education and is passionate about improving people’s relationship with food. She regularly gives talks and presentations to companies at health & wellbeing seminars and provides regular nutrition consultancy for food companies.
Aveen provides regular nutrition consultancy for media communications such as print, TV and radio. She offered nutrition support on RTEs ‘What Are You Eating’ and was a judge on RTEs ‘Healthy Appetite’.
Comfort Break and chance to view ‘Resource Stands’
Sarah Keogh RD is a CORU Regsitered Dietitian with a degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and a Masters in European Food Regulation. Sarah has run Eatwell, a food and nutrition consultancy for over 20 years giving advice on diet and nutrition to patients, businesses and charities across Ireland. Sarah works with the Coeliac Society of Ireland and runs seminars on nutrition for workplace wellness and education programmes.
Lorraine is a specialist gastro dietitian with special interest management of digestive disorders such as IBS and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She works at the Blackrock Clinic, where she runs the Gut Health Clinic.
Lorraine holds a BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and MSc in Dietetics. She is Low FODMAP diet accredited and co-author of Gut Feeling, a Low FODMAP reference guide and recipe book. Lorraine guest lectures in IBD and IBS and is Chair of the Gastro Interest Group of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute.
Sharon Madigan is currently Head of Performance Sport at the Irish Institute of Sport. She has also significant experience as a clinical dietitian and has a PhD in Nutrition Education. Sharon is responsible for delivery and coordination of nutrition services for elite Irish athletes across a range of Olympic and Paralympic sports.
Sharon has delivered nutrition support to athletes over five Olympic cycles and other major championships such as European, World and EU championships. As well as working with individual athletes has been involved with the science and medical committee of the OFI in the planning and logistics at two camp bases. She was appointed as the assistant camp manager for the Tokyo 2021 OG. She was awarded a Hon Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, RSCI in Sept 2016 and in April 2021 was appointed to Adjunct Professor role at the University of Limerick.
The day before the event, a link will be shared to the event platform. You will need to use your username (email address) to login. No downloading of software is required, and you will not need to use your camera or a microphone (you will need your sound on to hear the talks).
We will only use your email address to register you for this event. All email addresses and personal information will be deleted by the platform providers (vFairs) by 45 days after the event date (June 17th 2021) and your information will not be shared with any third parties.
The virtual platform will be accessible for 30 days after the event to those registered and each session will be recorded and available to watch on demand. All of the content from the information stands will also be available to access.
This event is funded by farmers supplying the following Co-ops: Arrabawn • Aurivo • Bandon • Barryroe • Boherbue • Callan • Centenary Thurles • Clóna Dairies • Glanbia • Kerry • LacPatrick • Lee Strand • Lisavaird • Mullinahone • North Cork Creameries