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Webinar Combating nutrition misinformation: a continuous challenge

Professional Competence

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 at 08:00pm

This webinar will provide insights and practical advices on how to - educate clients or patients to distinguish nutrition facts from misinformation: identify misinformation and red flags - educate clients or patients to correctly interpret nutrition information and identify credible information sources - communicate effectively with clients/patients to deliver accurate nutrition information. Professor Asker Jeukendrup is one of the world's leading sports nutritionists and exercise physiologist who spent most of his career as a professor at the University of Birmingham (UK) (sports sciences). He was the Global Senior Director of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is currently director of his own performance consulting business "Mysportscience", and co-founder and CEO of a Nutrition Planning software business ( as well as a visiting professor at Loughborough University. Asker is also Performance Manager Nutrition for the Dutch Olympic team and Head performance Nutrition for the Jumbo Visma Pro cycling team, The Red Bull Athlete Performance Centre, Red Bull Salzburg and PSV Eindhoven. He is the teacher of the FC Barcelona Advanced Sports Nutrition course. In his academic career Asker authored 10 books and over 200 research papers and book chapters. In addition to this he worked with Olympic and World champions, Tour de France cyclists, Champions league football teams, and other elite athletes but he also worked extensively with recreational athletes. His mission, regardless of the level, is to use science to help athletes achieve their goals. Asker practices what he preaches and is competing in Ironman distance triathlons as well as other endurance events. To date he completed 21 Ironman races including 6 time the Ironman world Championship in Hawaii. (twitter @jeukendrup). Free for All Participants

Category Professional Competence
Starts On Thu, 22 Sep 2022 at 08:00pm
Ends On Thu, 22 Sep 2022 at 09:30pm
RSVP By Wed, 21 Sep 2022 at 12:00am
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Organizer FrieslandCampina Institute
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