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25 October 201612.00am - 1.00pm
Effects of dietary nitrate supplementation on vascular and metabolic outcomes in humans. Is ageing an effect modifier?
Inorganic nitrate is abundant in several foods, such as green leafy and root vegetables, and it has been linked to the beneficial effects of vegetarian diets and healthy dietary patterns on cardiovascular health.
27 October 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
How can today’s research inform tomorrow’s public policy, drive technological innovation and inspire our creative sectors? For this special forum we bring together diverse voices from the fields of biology, politics, food security and energy production, and ask them to project into the future.
1 November 20169.00am - 5.00pm
Governing Food Conference co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre, explores the role of law, regulation, and policy in promoting food security and safety, as well as in improving nutrition and preventing obesity and non-communicable diseases.
1 November 201612.00pm - 1.00pm
Diet affects the expression of important life history traits, such as reproduction and ageing. There is a growing body of research to explore how complex models of nutrition can account for the effects of diet on physiology.
1 November 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Everybody eats. How do we connect ‘big’ food systems outcomes with the ‘small’ intimate ways that we all experience food? Corirna Hawkes presents a people-centred approach in which problems are addressed by starting with the reality of people’s everyday lives, then working back into the food system
4 November 20165.30pm - 6.30pm
The greatest scourge of the present day is atherosclerosis, which remains responsible for most of the morbidity and mortality globally, But if the most important risk factor for atherosclerosis is age, what can be done to reduce its impact? Professor John P Cooke shares the latest research.
5 November 20169.00am - 3.00pm
For too long our traditional approaches to nutrition in Australia have failed to deliver the desired outcomes. Two thirds of us are obese or overweight. Many are on fad diets that don’t work and may even be harmful. Others try unsuccessfully to follow official dietary guidelines. Why is it so hard?
17 November 201612.00pm - 1.30pm
You're invited to Healthy Sydney University's 2016 end of year celebration. Join the Chancellor, Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM, to celebrate our achievements as a health promoting university over the last five years.
22 November 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
The Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood (EPOCH). What is happening, and what lies ahead?
In early 2016, the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood was established, aiming to reduce the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related behaviours in the first five years of life in order to transform the health trajectories of the next generation.
29 November 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
People with eating disorders in Australia have historically met with difficulties when trying to access the health system to receive appropriate care, despite presenting with often serious physical conditions and have one of the highest mortality rates among the mental illnesses.