Future proof! A new adapted meal with full taste for people with swallowing problems to enjoy again – Presented by Lieven De Maesschalck, Thomas More

Lieven De Maesschalck, Thomas More will speak at Healthy Nutrition Conference, on June 26, during AgriFood Innovation Event in Venlo, The Netherlands.

Malnutrition is a serious problem among people who need extra care. For people with chewing and/or swallowing problems even more. This lecture will inform you about 20 years of research for the development of an adapted meal: ‘Multi-start’.

This science-based meal is a perfect replacement of a bread meal for people with swallowing and / or chewing problems. The results of labtesting and clinical testing will be presented. This results clearly show that the participants eat their meals with more ease than their usual pureed food. They eat more and they eat it more smoothly, resulting in more energy and a positive increase in body weight.

Another benefit of this meals is that it creates more time for social interaction between the patient and caregiver. A constant link between the lab and the clinical testing proofs the ideal viscosity for the patient.

Even a match with IDDSI will be presented.

And at the end you can taste and give us feedback!

Interview

What drives you?

The patient! My drive is to give the patient the opportunity again to enjoy their meal.

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

This lecture gives you an overview of 20 years research and make the unique link between lab, industry and clinical testing.

About Lieven De Maesschalck

Lieven De Maesschalck is a registered nurse & Master in Nursing science. As Innovationmanager, he is responsible for Mobilab, a multidisciplinary centre of expertise, conducting applied research into wellbeing and technology connected to the university college Thomas More Kempen. He is doing research for at least 20 years.

About Mobilab

Mobilab is a multidisciplinary centre of expertise, that conducts human-centered, leading and innovative applied research into wellbeing and technology.

Our activities create a socially relevant synergy between research, education and practice, aimed at improving quality of life and wellbeing.

Founded in 2006, Mobilab has grown into a multidisciplinary research centre with 29 researchers within a broad national and international network. Mobilab has a strong regional and international focus.

About AgriFood Innovation Event
On June 26-27, 2019, the 3rd edition of the global AgriFood Innovation Event will take place in Venlo, The Netherlands.

The event will include a two-day expo, four conferences – 3D Food Printing Conference, Healthy Nutrition Conference, Vertical Farming Conference and Smart Farming Conference and more activities such as lab tours, demo corners.

3D Food Printing Conference: Research and development (taste, texture, structure, flavor, color, nutrition) | Technologies for 3D Food Printing |Ingredients for 3D Food Printing | Business Models | Patent / Legal and Regulatory issues | Investment opportunities

Healthy Nutrition Conference: Food Innovation and health | Intestinal Microbiology | Behavioural Gastronomy | Nutritional Sciences and Food Law / Regulation | Smart & Healthy Ingredients | Sustainable Food Manufacturing | Food design | Funding

Vertical Farming Conference: Available technologies – LED lighting, sensors, AI | Plant condition issues like: CO2, Nutrients, Irrigation, Climate, Lighting | Food safety / HACCP | Robotics | Improved resource-use efficiency | Sustainable Buildings (design, green roof, energy) | Smart Cities / Architecture / Urban Design | From traditional farmer to vertical farmer

Smart Farming Conference: Available technologies for Farming 4.0 – drones, sensors, Internet of Things, Robotics, Big Data, AI and more | Precision agriculture | Precision Livestock Farming | Plant and crop science for improved resource-use | Investment in R&D | New business models | Cross disciplinary themes

For more information about the conferences and the expo, we invite you to visit: https://agrifoodinnovationevent.com/

This event is organised by Jakajima. For a complete list of upcoming conferences and events, we invite you to visit https://www.jakajima.eu/events/list/

 

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