Nutrition, Weight Control and Health
Free public meetings with experts
The Tasmanian Group of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA-TAS) and UTAS School of Human Life Sciences are holding a free public meeting on nutrition, weight control and health.
The Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) is a group of qualified, practising scientists and educators from diverse disciplines who are brought together by a common interest in the research and application of nutrition.
The UTAS School of Human Life Sciences, based at the Launceston UTAS campus, provides education in human biology and related human life sciences, including nutrition and exercise science, at undergraduate and doctoral level.
NSA-TAS and the School of Human Life Sciences invite you to attend a free public meeting with three renowned guest speakers who will share with us their knowledge on exciting and current topics in nutrition.
Presenters and presentation titles are:
Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM - Visiting Fellow in the School of Medical Sciences, University of NSW
Title: Popular weight-loss diets: do any of them work, or do they just make your wallet lose weight?
Judy Seal - Principal Advisor Public Health Nutrition, Tasmania
Title: Public health interventions to improve the iodine nutrition of Tasmanians in the 21st Century
Professor Robert Glew - Member of the Department of Surgery and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, USA
Title: A review of omega-3 fatty acids ('fish oils') and health
Venue: Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, UTAS (Launceston)
Newnham Drive NEWNHAM 7248
Date: 31st March 2012
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: Free (Water and light refreshments will be provided mid-afternoon, and hot drinks will be available for sale)
RSVP: For catering purposes, we would appreciate it if you could RSVP by Tuesday 20th March to: Nutrition.Lecture@utas.edu.au phone (03) 6324 5458 (please leave a message)
For more information, including speaker bios and directions to the venue, see: http://nsa.asn.au/useruploads/files/march_31.pdf [PDF 680KB]