Meeting of the Spanish Society of Nutrition - 2016

Upcoming conference: XVII Meeting of the Spanish Society of Nutrition


This annual meeting takes place at the University of Santiago de Compostela next week from November 2nd to November 5th. YINI will join the conference with a symposium, which will explore the benefits of yogurt consumption in lactose intolerance and cardiometabolic diseases. It will also focus on how yogurt may be a simple basic food as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle pattern. Subscribe right now!

The topic of this annual meeting: Health Impact of Lifestyle. A comprehensive approach towards the different aspects in life – from young children to the elderly.

The organizing committees believe that it is a subject, which could not be more topical. As part of a roundtable, dedicated to Microbiota, Probiotics and Food, the YINI Symposium will review the latest research findings on the potential benefits of yogurt consumption on lactose intolerance, on diet nutritional quality, on maintaining a healthy body weight, as well as on reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

The YINI program at a glance

We remind you that the meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine

  • 17: 40 – 18: 00 Lactose intolerance. Relevance of yogurt and mechanism of action
    Rosaura Leis Trabazo. University Hospital of Santiago-University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela
  • 18: 00h- 18: 20 Yogurt consumption and lifestyles
    Carmen Vidal. University of Barcelona, Barcelona
  • 18: 20 – 18: 40 Fermented milk consumption and prevention of cardio-metabolic risk
    Jordi Salas Salvado. Rovira I Virgili University, Reus
  • 18: 40 – 18: 55 Discussion
  • 18: 55 – 19: 00 Closing
    Ascension Marcos Sanchez. Institute of Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition, ICTAN-CSIC, Madrid
    Luis A. Moreno Aznar University of Zaragoza. President of the Senna, Zaragoza

Your conference experience

  • A two hour program with 4 sessions, animated by renown national speakers
  • Language is Spanish, no translation available
  • Simulcast lounge: YINI will provide a summary report in Spanish and English
  • YINI Symposium in practice:
    • Thursday, November 3, 17 :30 – 19 :00
    • Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Santiago de Compostela,
      Rúa de San Francisco, s/n 15782 Santiago de Compostela
If you plan to attend the symposium, hereby some good reading for you:

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