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Nutrients 2014, 6(11), 4731-4749;

Nutrition Society of New Zealand Annual Conference Held in Queenstown, New Zealand, 28–29th August 2014

Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Nutrition Society of New Zealand
Received: 17 October 2014 / Accepted: 18 October 2014 / Published: 29 October 2014
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The annual conference and scientific meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand took place in Queenstown, New Zealand from 28th–29th August, 2014. The meeting was part of Queenstown Research Week, established in 1991, which includes the Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting, the New Zealand Medical Sciences Congress, and the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists New Zealand Scientific Meeting. Various societies take part in the different meetings; this was the first year that the Nutrition Society of New Zealand was included. The theme of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand in 2014 was "Balancing Views". The plenary session "Weighing up the Evidence: Nutrition Controversies" was provided to address ongoing debate in New Zealand about the role of saturated fat in chronic disease, particularly cardiovascular disease. [...] View Full-Text
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Skeaff, S. Nutrition Society of New Zealand Annual Conference Held in Queenstown, New Zealand, 28–29th August 2014. Nutrients 2014, 6, 4731-4749.

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