Evidence for dietary recommendations – the role of nutritional epidemiology

Datum: 2023-11-14

Tid: 13:00 - 17:00

Adress: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, 114 18 Stockholm, Sverige

Lokal: Beijer hall

Sista anmälningsdatum: 2023-10-30 07:00


Chairpersons: Anna Winkvist & Hanna Eneroth

Welcome and introduction

Birgitta Henriques Normark, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Evaluation of scientific evidence in nutrition research—experiences from the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)
Julie Lovegrove, Director of the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition; Deputy Director for the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, University of Reading, UK Deputy Chair, UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)

The analyses of observational studies in nutritional epidemiology following
the paradigm of a target trial emulation

Xabier Garcia de Albéniz, Director, Epidemiology, RTI Health Solutions, Spain; collaborator of the CAUSALab, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA

Intermission with coffee

Chairpersons: Anna Winkvist & Anna Karin Lindroos

Nordic Nutrition Recommendations (NNR) 2023. Methods and procedures
Rune Blomhoff, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Norway;
Head of the NNR2023 Committee

Systematic reviews for NNR2023. What did we learn?
Agneta Åkesson, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Head of the Systematic Review Centre of NNR2023

Short break

A healthy dietary pattern according to NNR2023

Eva Warensjö Lemming; Department of Food Studies, Nutrition and Dietetics, Uppsala University, Sweden; Member of NNR2023 Committee

Moving from nutrition recommendations to food based dietary guidelines

Inge Tetens, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Member of NNR2012 Committee, Chair of the Evidence base for the Danish Food-Based Dietary Guidelines 2013, Former member of EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Dietetic products and Allergies (NDA) and of the Working Group on Dietary Reference Values (DRV).

Concluding remarks

Annica Sohlström, Director General, Swedish Food Agency

End of the symposium 

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required. The symposium will also be live-streamed, on this wepbage and on www.kva.se. Please note that registration is only required for participation in person. 

The symposium is organised by the Swedish National Committee for Nutrition and Food Sciences, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the
Swedish Food Agency.

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