The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) in collaboration with the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA) is organizing a Nutrition Seminar and Forum 2016 which is scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 at First World Hotel, Genting Highlands. We aim to create a platform for discussion on current developments related to dietary fats in human nutrition, among Malaysian dietitians, academicians and fats and oils experts.
The seminar/dialogue aims to focus on the following:
- Impact of dietary fat on overall health. What type of fats and fatty acids as well as their quantities should be consumed for optimum health.
- How do these factor in current dietary recommendations and our efforts to dietary manage overall risk of degenerative diseases.
In addition, the role of fat-derived, fat-soluble phytonutrients especially those from palm oil will be discussed in depth.