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Next year: International Congress of Dietetics (ICD):
15 – 18 September 2020. Improving Nutrition * Unlocking Potential * Accelerating Change at Cape Town, South Africa.
#EFAD2019

We have to say goodbye now. It was exciting, thought provoking, interesting, new. Until the next EFAD Conference good bye and travel home safely.
#EFAD2019

New approaches for tomorrow’s patients dinner, @PatientenNL @eupatientsforum Cees Smit circle of health care contacts🤭 🙏🏼Thank you for this important insights. #dietitians @EfadLive @efad_org #EFAD2019

Lobbying for reimbursement of dietetic care in Belgium. Membership from a association is important for dietitians. #advocating #strenght is in numbers #EFAD2019 @efad_org @EfadLive thanks to Rian van Schaik

#NutritionHub founder @simonekfrey tells #EFAD2019: "The nutrition profession should be at the centre of food innovation & communication...there is so much to be inspired by!" #foodfutures #nutritionpower #foodscience #nutritionscience #healthyfoods #evidencebasednutrition

Easy acces to the Dietitians is very important according to the patients Marian Nijhuis! Next time @efad_org #EFAD2019 should anticipate on other ways to make you able to present! @EfadLive 🤭

Thanks Marian Nijhuis for bringing this patient experiences to the dietitians! Dietitians break boundaries: listen & be open to suggestions of your clients 🤭@efad_org @EfadLive Practice based evidence! #EFAD2019

At the #efad2019 conference in Berlin. Session by @NtlDairyCouncil covering ways to prevent food waste. Recommendation to check our book by @tobyamidor Smart Meal Prep for Beginners #rdchat

Proud to share how the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation @eatright is building capacity for nutrition and dietetics professionals to promote sustainable food systems at #EFAD2019 @efad_org @EfadLive

The US-based @NtlDairyCouncil picks through dairy sector responses to sustainable food supply challenges on a global scale at the #EFAD2019 #nutrition congress in Berlin today ...

#SDGs #sustainabledevelopment
@efad_org
#foodfutures #foodwaste

Looking forward to ‘Breaking Professional Boundaries – a way to reach further without breaking’ by Prof. Agneta Hörnell, EFAD European Dietetic Fellowship Award 2018. See you there!! @EfadLive #EFAD2019

Salute! Sustainable life is the merging topic! The wake up call for #dietitians 🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️@efad_org Thanks @LIBouwman for bringing salutogenic perspectives to #EFAD2019 @EfadLive

Fifth and last round of parallel sessions starts at 14:15h:
5A.Research added value to teaching👩‍🏫
5B.Obesity management in Europe👩‍⚕️
5C.Prevention and workplace health promotion👩‍⚕️
5D.Involvement of dietitians in primary care👨‍⚕️
5E.Sustainable solutions for feeding the world 🥗

Congratulations to the winners of the California Prune Board survey who’s prize was attending #EFAD2019! Congrats to: Alice Vianni, Anna Tallarini, Lorna Breeze, Simonetta Zieger (on the photo) and to Katrin Fuchse!🍾🍾🍾

“Food systems sustainability is fundamental to the profession of nutrition and dietetics” - @eatright fellow @MarieSpiker in today’s @efad_org session on Taking Sustainable Diets Forward

Sustainable health through the life span | Nutrition as a smart Investment for Europe! @efad_org white paper #gamechanger 🙏🏼 many EFAD dietitians and lead by @EBoydKappelhof 🌹@EfadLive #EFAD2019

After exciting morning sessions and thought provoking messages the time for a break is approaching. Lunch time everyone!🥗🥗🥗 Guided poster sections 🧠too!#EFAD2019

Swedish guidelines take into account environmental aspects of food consumption. They have sustainability as an important part of the guidelines. #EFAD2019

Nuestra compañera @MariaMarquesDN de @EvidNutrition y @EfadLive modera la sesión “Inspiring Interprofessional education ”Con Sofie Joossens y @brianpowerRD de la universidad de Bélgica y Londres. @aedninforma #EFADConference2019 #EFAD2019

Great start to today’s conference @efad_org gut Microbiota for health a great resource for professionals and students to gain an overview of current evidence @EHU_FHSCM #nutrition #healthcare #guthealth

At 11:15h parallel sessions round four starts. Choose from:
4A. Workshop: How to write an abstract
4B. Between theory and practice in oncology
4C. Taking sustainable diets forward
4D. Working together across disciplines
4E. The Dairy Matrix: a new approach-health and food

Good morning from Berlin at #EFAD2019 ! Have you taken your Urine Color Chart to check your hydration 💦? Or the publication 📃 about water & health? 👇If not, stop by the #EUHHAC booth! #water #HealthyHydration

Third round of parallel sessions starts at 9:00am. A lot of great choices:
3A. Inspiring interprofessional education
3B. Malnutrition and dietary treatment in older adults
3C. Nutrition: Athlete’s Ally
3D. Possibilities of E-Health tools
3E. Diet-Microbiota interactions#EFAD2019

Good morning! Have you been partying last night💃🕺? Now is time for breakfast☕🥗, because we start with another round of interesting sessions at 9:00am🧠🧠. #EFAD2019

Notification for the Conference early birds:
at 7:15am Tai Chi will be at the terrace🧘‍♀️🧘‍♀️🧘‍♀️ and morning run will be guided through Berlin 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♂️🏃‍♂️. Energize yourself for another exciting day at the Conference. Do not forget breakfast 🥗☕. #EFAD2019

If you are an early bird, tomorrow morning, you can enjoy Tai Chi or Morning Run or just enjoy #EFAD2019.🧘‍♀️🏃‍♂️

And we are slowly closing the Conference for today. Now you can relax or prepare for the Conference dinner and get to enjoy our DJ.🍾🍵🥗🕺💃#EFAD2019

After the break interesting parallel sessions:
2A. The influential power of the dietitian 💪💪
2B. Diet and technology progress in the Diabetes practice 🧠🧠
2C. Making meals matter 🌮🌮
2D. What’s new? 🧠🧠
2E. Health benefits of plant-based eating: the way forward 🥬 #EFAD2019

Understanding attitudes to change to healthier hydration habits: The case of
high sugar – low water drinkers in Mexico.
Aukje Verhoeven, Ph.D., Danone Nutricia Research, explained that good intentions do not always get to be acted out. #EFAD2019

Visit one of the exciting afternoon parallel sessions: 2A. The influential power of the dietitian 💪💪
2B. Diet and technology progress in the Diabetes practice 🧠🧠
2C. Making meals matter 🌮🌮
2D. What’s new? Oral – presentations of original research. #EFAD2019

Plenary session at 14h in the main room. Hydration and Metabolic Health for all curious about what are impacts of water 💦 on metabolic health? How to understand people’s behavior 🧠? #EFAD2019

At 11am we had interesting parallel sessions:
1A. People-centered care 1B. ESPEN-EFAD workshop 1C. Nudging for PH 1D. Updates on EU research
1E. Low calorie sweeteners
At 12:30 is lunch and guided poster tour. At 14:00 is the Plenary session on Healthy Hydration Awareness.

Curious about what are the impact of water 💦 on metabolic health? How to understand people’s behavior 🧠? 📣 Join the session at 14h in the main room to find out ! #EFAD2019 @EfadLive

We need multi criteria approaches. It is not only about nutrients. The full presentation is in everyone's mailbox. Food systems and sustainability – the contribution of nutrition Tommy Cederholm – Uppsala University, Sweden.#EFAD2019

Breaking Boundaries in the Education of German Dietitians. Uta Köpcke, President German Association of Dietitians stressed that German Association was one of the founders of EFAD. #EFAD2019

Opening speech message is that dietitians can make a difference in sustainable health and in increase in life span. Dietetic advice is cost effective. EFAD demonstrated that @WHO!

The Conference started with our Annemieke van Ginkel-Res, EFAD Honorary President opening speech. We welcome 480 participants from 21 countries! #EFAD2019

Are you all enjoying your breakfast? Are you ready for the opening session? Half an hour more and we will start with the #EFADConference2019. #EFAD2019

Conference opening session will start at 9am. We are so excited to offer a day full of learning, meeting new colleagues and breaking professional boundaries!
It will soon become lively at the Conference venue. Do not be late for the opening! #EFAD2019