YINI initiative of a sustainable and balanced diet

Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative for sustainable and balanced diets : find out more about us

The Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative for Sustainable and Balanced Diets is funded by the Danone Institute International and conducted in collaboration with the American Society for Nutrition.

It is the go-to place for dietitians and nutritionists, healthcare professionals, and the general public to find current evidence, lifestyle and nutritional information about the place of yogurt in sustainable healthy diets

The mission of YINI

The mission for YINI is to promote and advance knowledge and practice on healthy sustainable diets and the importance of all food groups with a focus on fermented dairy and plant-based alternatives to meet nutritional needs across the lifespan, while respecting local food cultures, affordability, and accessibility.

To achieve this mission, YINI has established strategic activities:

  1. To identify, review and promote scientific research on healthy sustainable diets via the organization of symposia in international corvesses, the publication of scientific articles and grand program
  2. To broadly disseminate knowledge on healthy sustainable diets via a digital ecosystem including a website and Social media (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), scientific conferences, scientific publications, material such as infographics, handouts, e-learnings.
  3. To facilitate discussion & partnering with health stakeholders considering aspects of cultural competency via social interactions, actively engaging with a dynamic community in digital events and educational partnership and engagernent with established regional groups or local taskforces.

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The organization & Scientific committee

The scientific committee of the Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative is composed of medical, nutrition and sustainability experts from all over the world.

Learn more about the YINI Scientific Committee Members


The mission of the Danone Institute International is to promote human health by developing and disseminating knowledge about the links between food and human health, and to highlight the importance of nutrition in human health. The Danone Institutes are independent non-profit organizations, dedicated to non-commercial activities.

Visit us at www.danoneinstitute.org

American Society for Nutrition

Established in 1928, the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is a non-profit, multidisciplinary, scientific and educational organization devoted to advancing nutrition research to improve public health. ASN fosters collaboration among investigators in nutrition, medicine and related fields of science, and encourages the creation, translation and dissemination of nutrition knowledge. With more than 4,900 members in more than 65 countries, ASN advances excellence in nutrition research and practice through its publications, education, public affairs and membership programs.

Visit us at www.nutrition.org

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