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5th International Conference on Food Structures, Digestion and Health (Rotorua) on 30 September – 3 October 2019


posted by Research Admin 1 on 29 April 2019

WHEN: 30 September 2019 - 3 October 2019

Engineering Food Structures for Optimal Nutrition and Health

“Working With and Like Nature”

WHERE: Novotel Lakeside, Rotorua

COST: $675-1495


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Feeding tomorrow’s world is a reality with unprecedented challenges: remarkable demographic trends, new geopolitical balances, the challenge of climate change and the need for environmental sustainability, instant connectivity and fast-moving technological innovation. At the same time, there is growing obesity crisis and a rapid rise in food-related health problems globally. 

Key subject areas are:

* Food structure design and soft matter physics – learning from nature

* Food structures, oral processing and consequences for sensory properties

* Designing food structures for optimal delivery of nutrients and bioactive compounds

* Physiological aspects of digestion and the role of the human microbiome

* New approaches to modelling human digestion and gastrointestinal function

* The Food-Gut-Brain connection

* Systems approaches to food structure design and the delivery of functionality

* Food structure and nutrition – opportunity for new food product development

* Food structure and nutrition – opportunity to redefine dietary guidelines