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The Role of a Nutritionist in Industry with Registered Nutritionist Laura Street
March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Laura Street, senior nutritionist at Marks and Spencer has worked as a nutritionist for 17years, working for companies such as England Rugby Football Union, Tesco and Kellogg. This session will provide an insight into the type of work conducted by a nutritionist working in the food industry and delve into how you take scientific evidence and convert that into product and marketing messaging to enhance the nation’s diet.
Link to the AfN Core Competency 4 – Health/Wellbeing Understanding how to apply the scientific principles of nutrition for the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals, groups and populations; recognising benefits and risks – for either human or animal systems
- After this session you will understand some of the key tasks a nutritionist in industry carries out and the role of a health professional in food industry employment
- Understand how the science and practical elements of nutrition flow to take science into product and marketing messages for consumers: using the example of vitamin D.