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    DSM enforces high-quality nutrition and trusted partnerships as key to achieving sustainable societal and economic progress

    The Micronutrient Forum (MNF) envisions a world where all people have access to essential micronutrients at levels needed to promote health, prevent disease, and bring hidden hunger to an end. The 2016 conference focused on women’s nutrition as a catalyst for the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), whereas nutrition has a role to play in all 17 goals. The health and wellbeing of women and girls are critical to enable healthy human lives, unlocking human potential, and ultimately sustainable development.

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    What is new in nutrition for the first 1000 days?: DSM Nutritional Products satellite symposium at the Power of Programming

    Manfred Eggersdorfer, Professor for Healthy Ageing at Groningen University and Senior Vice-President for Nutrition Science and Advocacy at DSM Nutritional Products, emphasized the importance of good nutrition during the first 1,000 days – from conception to the child’s second birthday – for life-long health. He then introduced the three experts who were going to discuss the latest science on vitamins K and D and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) in early life.

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    DSM hosts Vitamin E media roundtable discussion in Vietnam

    A recent roundtable discussion hosted by DSM convened key media in Vietnam to discuss the importance of adequate vitamin E intake. Dr. Haeri Roh-Schmidt presented a new global overview of vitamin E status that has recently been published by DSM. Dr. Luu Ngan Tam then led a session on the latest science behind vitamin E and the risk factors associated with high levels of vitamin E deficiency amongst the Vietnamese population.

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    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Pregnancy, Lactation & Infant Immune Development

    On Tuesday, April 5, Dr Philip C Calder was awarded the 10th Danone International Prize for Nutrition in recognition of his nutrition research contributions at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN).  

    In a video interview, Professor Calder discusses his surprise and the personal impact of this award. He highlights the importance of nutrition, especially vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids, in the support of the immune system. 

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    Announcing the 2016 Grand Prize for Young Minority Investigator

    Congratulations to Valerie Darcey, MS RD for being selected as the 2016 recipient of the ASN Grand Prize for Young Minority Investigators, sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products LLC. Her presentation was entitled “Omega-3 status is related to prefrontal cortex-mediated impulse control in adolescents” Ms Darcey is advised by Dr John VanMeter, Georgetown University. Her doctoral research focuses on the relationship between diet, brain and cognitive development in adolescents.

    Valerie follows in the footsteps of previous winners: 2015 Michelle Cardel, University of Colorado, Denver; 2014 Monique LeMieux, Texas Tech University; 2013 Christine Hutchinson, Iowa State University; 2012 Wanida Lewis, North Carolina State University; and  2011 Maria Carlota Dao, Tufts University.

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