The Irish Heart Foundation’s Nutrition Council

A Scientific Meeting on Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Heart Disease

The aim of the half-day seminar is to discuss recent controversies in the area, focus on a summary of the evidence and discuss how best to communicate a clear and accurate message to the public.

Date:            Thursday, October 27th, 2016:   9.00am – 1.00pm
Location:      Grand Canal Hotel, Grand Canal Street Upper, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

· Keynote Address:   Saturated fat and Heart Disease: What is the Evidence?     Dr Lee Hooper, University of East Anglia
· Food-Based Dietary Guidelines:  What is a healthy intake of fat?                        Dr Mary Flynn, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
· Followed by panel discussion: The Communication Challenge: What do we tell the Public?

The final programme will be circulated shortly.
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