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30.10.15
IEM Symposium at the European Nutrition Conference (FENS 2015) in Berlin, Germany
The IEM organised a scientific session at the FENS in Berlin on Friday October 23rd. The topic of the session was: Dietary Fatty Acids - Is it time to change the recommendations?
The symposium was chaired by Prof Berthold Koletzko, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, University of Munich Medical Center, München, Germany,

The speakers were:

Prof Ronald Mensink. Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University. The Netherlands.
Topic: Should saturated fat intakes be reduced?

Prof Julie Lovegrove. Director Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and  Deputy Director Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR), University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Topic: Unsaturated fats - are higher intakes beneficial?

Dr. Ursula Schwab. School of Medicine. Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition. University of Eastern Finland. Kuopio Campus, Finland.
Topic: Translating dietary recommendations to food-based guidelines