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PROGRAM

Monday 2nd December

0900-1700
Registration Opens

Foyer - First Floor

0945-1230
Student Master Class Session
Session Chair: Dr Rebecca Leech
1315-1345
Afternoon Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1345-1430
Official Opening
1415-1430
Update on Decadal plan
1430-1600
Plenary Session 1 – Food systems and dietary patterns
1430-1500
Sustainability implications of different food production systems
Professor Mario Herrero
1500-1530
Salt, blood pressure & cardiovascular disease
Professor Feng He
1530-1600
Assessing dietary patterns and diet quality and associations with health outcome
Professor Sarah McNaughton
1600-1730
NSA Senior Awards
1730–1930
Welcome Reception

City Hall Balcony

Tuesday 3rd December

0845-1700
Registration Opens
0900–1030
Plenary Session 2 – Pregnancy and early life
0900-0930
Maternal diet quality and cardiovascular consequences for the next generation
A/Professor Michael Skilton
0930-1000
To be Confirmed
1000-1030
Aiming to improve the outcomes of mothers and babies through nutritional interventions
Dr Karen Best
1030-1100
Morning Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1100-1230
Poster Viewing / Presentations

Mulubinba Room - First Floor

1230-1330
Lunch

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1230-1330
Meet the Experts Student Lunch

The Meet the Experts Lunch is a key opportunity to learn from experts in your field and gain insights into strategies that will help you achieve your long-term career goals. This session will provide early career nutrition scientists the opportunity to articulate their longer-term career goals and to discuss strategies and plans to achieve those goals. Experts will give their perspectives on how they developed their careers and give valuable tips in relation to establishing a career in a range of areas, including academia, dietetics, public health and industry.

1330-1515
Concurrent Session 1
Obesity

Banquet Room - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 2
Cognition

Newcastle Room #1 - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 3
Public Health Nutrition

Hunter Room - Ground Floor

1330-1342
The innate iB28:B36nza A virus is impaired in peripheral blood mononuclear cells isolated from obese women
Miss Lily Williams
Associations between dietary inflammatory index, brain volume and small vessel disease
Miss Fateme Zabetiantarghi
Socio-economic differences in the association between frequency of cooking dinner and diet quality in the United States
Dr Julia Wolfson
1342-1354
Food Fix: A Personality Based Intervention for Addictive Eating
Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
Systematic literature review of the efficacy of probiotics and prebiotics on depression and anxiety symptoms
Ms Susan McLeod
Exploring barriers to fruit and vegetable intake in Australian adults: a mixed-methods approach
Dr Katherine Livingstone
1354-1406
Bitter taste polymorphisms are associated with BMI in an elderly cohort
Miss Alexandria Turner
DHA-rich fish oil supplementation may enhance cognitive function in overweight/obese older adults by improving cardiovascular and cerebrovascular function
Ms Julia Kuszewski
Demographic and behavioural health risk factors associated with carbonated soft drink consumption among Ghanaian high school students
Mr Prince Atorkey
1406-1418
Examining the efficacy of a multi-component m-Health dietary, physical activity, and sleep intervention on dietary intake in overweight/obese adults: a randomised controlled trial
Mrs Sasha Fenton
Beliefs and Expectations of Dietary Treatment in Patients with Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms Pre and Post Treatment: A Prospective Study
Miss Lauren Manning
Food intake at snack eating occasions and associations with energy intake and adiposity: a latent variable mixture modelling approach
Dr Rebecca Leech
1418-1430
Association between weight status, n-3PUFA and omega 3 index in healthy young women
Dr Helen Parker
Long-term resveratrol supplementation improves cognition and overall well-being in elderly postmenopausal women
Ms Jay Jay Thaung Zaw
1430-1442
The short-term impact of consuming higher protein snack foods on energy intake in social drinkers: an exploratory study.
Mr Alastair Kwok
A nice upper tea? Acute mood, attention and cardiovascular effects of green and black tea
Professor Andrew Scholey
Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged 5 years and under: systematic review
Miss Kate O'Brien
1442-1454
Investigating the effect of consuming beer versus non-alcoholic beer on food energy and protein intake in men: a randomised crossover trial
Mr Alastair Kwok
Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a ketogenic diet for reducing migraine frequency, severity and duration
Miss Rebecca Haslam
Do current school lunchboxes meet national dietary guidelines?
Ms Nayerra Hudson
1454-1506
Understanding weight loss maintenance in children and adolescents: a qualitative systematic review
Ms Sarah Lang
Sour taste genetics (KCNJ2) predict cognitive function in the elderly
Celeste Ferraris
Higher processed meat consumption among self-reported low-carbohydrate and high-fat (LCHF) dieters in Australia
Ms Divya Ramachandran
1515-1545
Afternoon Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1545-1715
Plenary Session 3 – Chrono-nutrition
1545-1615
Brain Inflammation, Circadian Timing and a Novel Nutraceutical: Crucial in the Fight Against Metabolic Disease
A/Professor Alexander Tups
1615-1645
Consequences of eating around the clock
A/Professor Maxine Bonham
1645-1715
Severe versus moderate energy restriction for weight loss – which approach is better?
Professor Amanda Salis

Wednesday 4th December

0845-1700
Registration Opens

Foyer - First Floor

0900-1030
Plenary Session 4 – Mental health and ageing
0900-0930
Nutritional strategies to combat inflammageing
Professor Philip Calder
0930-1000
Nutrition and cognitive decline
Professor Louise Dye
1000-1030
TBA
A/Professor Tracy Burrows
1030-1100
Morning Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1100-1200
Plenary Session 5 – Dairy Australia Lecture – Dr Michelle McKinley
Session Chair: Professor Lisa Wood

Banquet Room - Ground Floor

1200-1245
Poster Viewing / Presentations

Cummings Room

1245-1400
Lunch

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1300–1400
NSA Annual General Meeting

Room: TBC

1400-1545
Concurrent Session 4
Cardiovascular Disease

Banquet Room - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 5
Maternal Health

Newcastle Room #1 - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 6
Agriculture, Policy and Technology

Hunter Room - Ground Floor

1400-1412
Are improvements maintained following a 6 month home-based diet and lifestyle intervention in rural adults with or at risk of metabolic syndrome?
Dr Tony James
Maternal resistant starch dietary intakes during pregnancy and infant allergic disease
Mrs Rachelle Pretorius
Less is More: The Influence of Nitrogen Fertiliser Application on Anthocyanins in Sweet Cherries
Nadine Macha née Hölzel
1412-1424
Association between sodium to potassium ratio and blood pressure in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Professor Karen Charlton
A methodological approach to identify the most reliable human milk collection method for compositional analysis: a systematic review
Mrs Gabriela Esteves Leghi
Energy substrate use and protein metabolism in cultured juvenile spiny lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi under different nutritional conditions
Mr Shuangyao Wang
1424-1436
Comparing whole grain with cereal fibre - Associations to CVD risk markers in the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey and the Australian Health Survey
Eden Barrett
Monounsaturated fat intake may protect against poor quality sleep during pregnancy
Ms Christie Bennett
How do consumers define, identify, and source regionally grown fruits and vegetables? A cross-sectional study in two agricultural regions of Australia.
Dr Katherine Kent
1436-1448
Acceptability of a web-based lifestyle intervention for women with a history of preeclampsia: The Be Healthe for your Heart study
Dr Melinda Hutchesson
Determinants of maternal omega-3 status in pregnancy
Ms Nina Wilson
Meat substitutes in the flexitarian age: an audit of products on shelf in Australian supermarkets
Ms Felicity Curtain
1448-1500
Nitrate intake is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease mortality: The Rotterdam Study
Dr Lauren Blekkenhorst
In pregnancy maternal HDL is enriched in docosahexaeneoic acid, but not arachidonic acid, and carries the largest fraction of these fatty acids in plasma
Professor Barbara Meyer
Exploring in vivo dynamics of bovine milk derived gangliosides
Dr Welma Stonehouse
1500-1512
Does diet quality modify the association between vegetable nitrate consumption and non-fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD)?
Dr Jacklyn Jackson
Micronutrient intake inadequacy at 9 months among indigenous children in the comeroi gaaynggal cohort
Ms Oyepeju Onifade
Food analysis for nutrition labelling â beyond composition
Prof Mike Gidley
1512-1524
Effects of medium-chain saturated fatty acids and/or omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on postprandial lipaemia in healthy individuals.
Dr Jessica Ferguson
Opportunities to shape children’s vegetables preference development in the early years: a review of reviews
A/Prof Rebecca Golley
The 'great food transformation'. How does the EAT-Lancet Planetary Health recommended diet compare with the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Australian diets in 2011-2?
Dr Anita Lawrence
1524-1536
Association between flavonoid intake and risk of hypertension among middle-aged Australian women: a longitudinal cohort study
Vinicius do Rosario
Maternal metabolic syndrome and accelerated aging in children
Dr Jessica Grieger
Can Australians adhere to principles of the Mediterranean Diet? What is the evidence from clinical trials conducted in Australia?
Dr Evangeline Mantzioris
1545-1610
Afternoon Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1610-1800
Concurrent Session 7
Gut Microbiota and Health

Banquet Room - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 8
Chronic disease

Newcastle Room #1 - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 9
Nutrients and health

Hunter Room - Ground Floor

1610-1622
Which bugs do our children have? Challenges of defining the typical child gut microbiome.
Mr Kane Deering
Sleeping behaviour in women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their association with lifestyle factors (diet, physical activity and sitting time)
Assoc Prof Lisa Moran
Long-term ad-libitum modern Paleolithic diet associated with increased risk of iodine and calcium deficiency in healthy individuals
Dr Angela Genoni
1622-1634
Tastant-induced gut brain signals
Dr Jessica Biesiekierski
The measurement of dietary acculturation in East Asian descent immigrants: A scoping review
Ms Sarah Lee
Major sources of calcium in the diets of young adults
Miss Alyse Davies
1634-1646
Alignment of dietary assessment and symptom-reporting capture periods in studies assessing associations between food and functional gastrointestinal disorder symptoms
Dr Kerith Duncanson
Does diet quality influence telomere length in mid-aged and older Australian adults?
Ms Susan Ward
How the active form of Vitamin D might affect skeletal muscle?
Miss Karina Romeu Montenegro
1646-1658
Relationship of the commensal bacteria Akkermansia muciniphila with obesity status in Australian men
Ms Jessica Davis
Prevalence of chronic conditions, treatment strategies and sources of nutrition information used by masters games participants
Ms Fiona Halar
Association between increased UVR levels and decreased folate levels in elderly Australian cohort dependent on folate-related genotypes
Miss Patrice Jones
1658-1710
Effect of anthocyanin-containing Queen Garnet plum juice on cognition, blood pressure and gut microbiota in healthy older adults: A randomized crossover trial.
Ms Ezinne Igwe
A high fruit and vegetable intervention improves lung function and decreases asthma related illness in children with asthma
Dr Bronwyn Berthon
Plasma phospholipid omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as a determinant of omega-3 status
Mr Anu Alex
1710-1722
The “in situ” prebiotic content of foods affect the gut bacterial, archaeal and fungal communities in healthy Australian adults.
Ms Nida Murtaza
Assessing the Diet Quality of People with Arthritis in the Australian Capital Territory Region
A/Prof Nenad Naumovski
Post-menopausal women with high visceral fat levels exhibit impaired bone turnover and altered bone resorption in response to acute calcium consumption.
Mrs Deepti Sharma
1722-1734
Dietary intervention that increases exposure to short chain fatty acids (SCFA) alters the phenotypic patterns of adaptive immune cells in healthy humans.
Mr Paul Gill
A high fruit and vegetable diet modulates inflammation in children with asthma
Dr Rebecca McLoughlin
Fibre intake is associated with exercise-training induced improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness: sub-study of the PREDICT-HIIT trial
Ms Camilla Williams
1900-2300
Gala Dinner

Newcastle Art Gallery

Thursday 5th December

0845-1315
Registration Opens

Foyer - First Floor

0900-1045
Concurrent Session 10
Ageing

Banquet Room - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 11
Carbohydrates and Metabolic Conditions

Newcastle Room #1 - Ground Floor

Concurrent Session 12
Nutrition Communication

Hunter Room - Ground Floor

0900-0912
Resveratrol benefits bone health in postmenopausal women – outcomes of the RESHAW trial
Dr Rachel Wong
Effects of a modestly lower carbohydrate diet in gestational diabetes: MAMI1 randomised controlled trial
Dr Jovana Mijatovic
An evaluation of the EU-Schoolfruit program and the Taste Lessons program in the Netherlands
Ms Angeliek Verdonschot
0912-0924
Long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake in older Australians: Associations with increasing age, cardiovascular risk and cognitive function
Dr Alexandra Wade
Carnosine and histidine-containing dipeptides reduce central obesity and improve glycaemic outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Professor Barbora De Courten
Effect of Australian school vegetable education program on factors associated with vegetable consumption in children: A cluster randomised controlled trial
Dr Astrid Poelman
0924-0936
Comparison of body composition, strength and function between older adults at risk and not at risk of sarcopenia
Miss Isobel Stoodley
Resistant starch supplementation is not associated with protection against diabetic nephropathy in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes
Dr Matthew Snelson
Food Sensations® Effectively using food literacy to improve nutrition
Ms Nicole Ingram
0936-0948
Diet quality and cognitive performance in older Australian adults: A cross-sectional analysis in the Hunter Community Study Cohort
Dr Lesley MacDonald-Wicks
Web-based interventions for dietary behaviour in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Ms Jedha Dening
Playing a nutritionally focused educational game: can it improve children’s nutrition knowledge?
Ms Nienke de Vlieger
0948-1000
Enhancing protein intake to achieve national nutrient reference values may be insufficient to improve muscle mass and function in institutionalised older adults
Dr Sandra Iuliano
Interleukin-6 partially mediates the association between docosahexaenoic acid and diabetes in overweight and obese females
Ms Kylie Abbott
Using segmentation for behaviour change: Living and Eating for Health Segments (LEHS) in young adults
Dr Tracy McCaffrey
1000-1012
Nutritional Determinants of Musculoskeletal Health in Ageing – A return to the protein and potassium debate?
Ms Rachel Arthur
Screening and Identification of Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Type 1 Paediatric Diabetes Clinics: Clinician Perspectives
Ms Emma Jones
Learnings from a five-year, food industry initiative to positively impact public health
Ms Annette Yiu
1012-1024
Changes in circulating B vitamins and kynurenines with ageing
Dr Allison Hodge
GlucoTRIG™: a novel standardized tool to rank composite meals and foods for health
Dr Rohith Thota
Salt-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviours (KABs) among Victorian adults following 22-months of a state-wide salt reduction initiative
Dr Carley Grimes
1024-1036
High prevalence of sarcopenia is associated with protein intake in Sri Lankan older people
Dr Kumari Malkanthi Rathnayake
The effect of walnut consumption on blood glucose control in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Dr Elizabeth Neale
Evaluation of an adapted existing evidence-based school canteen intervention to increase compliance with a new state-wide canteen policy
Miss Jessica Wrigley
1045-1115
Morning Tea

Concert Hall & Cummings Room - First Floor

1115-1315
Plenary Session 6 - Gut Health and Immunity
1115-1145
Non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, Irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia: management challenges
Professor Nick Talley
1145-1215
Microbial manipulation through nutrition
Professor Dana Stanley
1215-1245
Gut microbiota responses to changes in diet and exercise
Dr Claus Christophersen
1245-1315
Close of conference and student and ANTF Awards
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