Friday 6 – Sunday 8 March 2020, Sydney Showgrounds

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Cross Contamination - Making Sure You're Careful in the Kitchen

Speaker: Annabel Mackenzie, Accredited Practicing Dietitian, AM Nutrition

Allergen management is essential within any kitchen, be it commercial or domestic, to ensure food, meals and drinks remain safe for consumption for those who are sensitive to allergens. We will explore the practical approach to allergen management from sourcing and segregation of ingredients to preparation and service of a final product.

*This is a trade focused seminar


Food Chemicals or FODMAPs, What’s Your IBS Trigger?

Speaker: Joanna Baker, Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Everyday Nutrition

Research indicates 50-80% of people get an improvement on the low FODMAP Diet. But, what if you’re one of the 20-50% that don’t? Food chemicals are different from FODMAPs, they occur naturally in many foods or can be added in food processing. For some people these can trigger IBS symptoms. Learn about the differences between FODMAPs and food chemicals and how to determine which approach is best for you.


Ways to Reduce Toxins and Chemicals in Your House for Healthier Living

Speaker: Bronwyn Bennett, Building Biologist, Director of Creating Healthy Spaces

Join Bronwyn as she provides evidence-based research presented in a way that empowers people with the information to take-action to decrease their exposure of environmental toxins. This session will look at environmental hazards - what are they, how do they affect people’s health and where are they found in our home environments? Understand the relationship between environmental hazards and their adverse health effects, regardless of what stage of life. This session will provide you with take away steps that you can implement immediately in your home, to provide healthy, sustainable and nourishing spaces for children and families, to live, love and thrive.


The Role of the Gut Microbiota in Allergic Disease

Speaker: Professor Mimi Tang, Paediatric Immunologist Allergist at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia; Group Leader of Allergy and Immune Disorders Research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; and a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne

How can we program a healthy immune response throughout life, and what role does microbiota play in food allergy? Professor Mimi Tang will talk you through the role of microbiota and help you understand the immune mechanisms that lead to food allergy. Find out about exciting new research that uses a combination of prio-biotics and peanut OIT to help treat peanut allergy.

Friday 6 – Sunday 8 March 2020, Sydney Showgrounds

Book a Stand