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BENEO-Institute at SLAN 2015

The 17th Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición in Punta Cana, Dominican Rebublic brings together nutrition experts from all over the world in order to exchange knowledge and to discuss the latest nutritional research results. BENEO-Institute will participate to share our research and development knowledge in digestive health benefits. We hold a BENEO symposium and contribute to the scientific programme.

Our Contributions

BENEO symposium

“Digestive health: more important than ever” (Symposium 11)
Chaired by Prof. Angela Zuleta
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 November, 4:30 – 6 pm
Salón Punta Cana 1 and 2
  • Dr. Monica Luz Montani
    BENEO Latin America, Brasil
    "Introduction BENEO Institute and prebiotic fibres - connecting nutrition and health by nutrition Research"
  • Prof. Ricardo Closa
    University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
    "Prebiotic inulin-type fructans as bioactive components in pediatrics: benefits for digestive health and function"
  • Christiaan Kalk
    BENEO Institute, Belgium
    "Chicory fibre and support of bowel regularity"

Scientific Programme

“Carbohydrates: A nutritional look, strategies for incorporation into a healthy diet" (Symposium 45)
Chaired by Prof. Angela Zuleta
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 November, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Salón Punta Cana 3 and 4
  • Christiaan Kalk
    BENEO Institute, Belgium
    "Isomaltulose, nutritional and metabolic effects"

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Abstract Book

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