Friday, 15 February 2013


Dr. Simon Poole and Dr. Mabel Blades have published "The Mediterranean Diet
- A Review of Evidence Relevant to the Food and Drink Industry" in the
highly respected *Journal of Nutrition and Food
*. Dr. Blades is a registered dietitian, trainer, author, editor and
consultant. Dr. Poole is a physician, author, and consultant on the
benefits of the Mediterranean way of life, as well as the director of MFA
member Positively Good for
producers of infused extra virgin olive oils. He chaired the Food and Drink
Innovation Network seminar in June 2012, which brought together scientists
to meet with industry to discuss innovative commercial opportunities for
the Mediterranean Diet. Oldways' President Sara Baer-Sinnott also spoke at
this event, giving two talks, one about the history of the Mediterranean
Diet and Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, and the other about the Mediterranean
Foods Alliance.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Vitamin D confernce

A One Day Conference from RSPH
Vitamin D
everything you need to know as well as things you never realised you needed to know
Wednesday 6

 February 2013

Venue: 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY

Vitamin D is important for the development, growth, and maintenance of a healthy body and the possible effects of vitamin D deficiency are wide-ranging and can manifest in the body in any number of ways. Yet in spite of this it is an often a neglected vitamin.
There is a growing body of research surrounding vitamin D concerning its link to conditions such as bone health and cancer. Research and advice can often be conflicting and this conference aims to provide a comprehensive update on the issues surrounding vitamin D.