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Come and talk to DuPont at Vitafoods 2016 at booth H22 - the global event where the entire nutraceutical supply chain does business.

DuPont will also be showcasing our Science and innovation expertise across the Vitafoods Conference programme:

On May 10, join the Weight Management Stream 2 from 11.00 to 11.45 to hear Dr. Lotta Stenman, Senior Scientist, DuPont Nutrition & Health, present: Novel, gut microbiota – targeted solutions for healthy body weight and metabolism, and then participate to the live panel discussion.

Recent advances in science have shown the gut microbiota to play an important role in maintaining good health. The gut microbiota is different between lean and obese individuals, but it is still unclear which bacterial strains or which metabolites could causally affect weight control. The MetSProb study is the first large clinical study to show clear benefits for a probiotic bacterial strain and a dietary fiber in a healthy Western population.
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In addition please join Alvin Ibarra PhD, Senior Scientist - DuPont Nutrition & Health in the conference where he will be chairing the Digestive Health Session on May 10 from 15.45 to 18.00.

Also our experts have been selected to present three scientific poster presentations during the conference:

  • Litesse® Polydextrose modifies appetite and reduces calorie intake
  • Probiotic in Experimental Rhinovirus Infection
  • OsmoAid™ a meta-analysis on bowel function


At the Life Stages Theatre on May 10 from 14.30 to 15.30, please join Alvin Ibarra PhD speaking as part of the Keynote Panel Discussion: Is it ever too late to age well? This discussion will explore this idea further and look at core aspects within the concept of life stage focused nutrition solutions, optimal usage and core ingredients for longevity and good health.

As well on May 10 from 12.30 to 13.00, Garry Mendelson PhD, Applied Nutrition Science Manager - DuPont Nutrition & Health will be presenting: Can snacking really be good for today’s teens? This discussion will look at latest clinical research and explore whether the daily consumption of protein snacks may improve appetite control and diet quality in adolescents.

DuPont has also been shortlisted for the Finished Product of Year in the Immunity Category at the NutraIngredients Awards for HOWARU® Protect EarlyLife. The Awards will be held at the Starling hotel, Geneva on May 11 and hopeful of repeating the success of winning in 2015.

Learn more about Vitafoods 2016 here.