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About TalkingNutrition was launched in 2010 and brought to you by Michael McBurney and Julia Bird at DSM Nutritional Products. Our intent was to provide perspective on the exciting and ever-changing field of nutrition research. Michael has broad experience in the field of nutrition within academia and industry. He conceived and launched Julia has a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition.

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