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5th International Infogest Webinar on Food Digestion: Digestive amylases and starch digestion


The 5th Infogest Food Digestion Webinar took place on Wednesday, 6 January 2021, organised by Dr André Brodkorb and Dr Muireann Egan, Teagasc. Dr Daniela Freitas, INRAE AgroParisTech, France and Teagasc spoke on the topic of Starch in Food: factors affecting digestion of starch in vivo and in vitro

View recording below:

Speakers and topics:

  • Digestibility of starch and its effect on metabolism
    Dr Sophie Vinoy, Mondelēz International, Saclay, France
  • Starch in food: factors affecting digestion of starch in vivo and in vitro
    Dr Daniela Freitas, INRAE AgroParisTech, France and Teagasc, Ireland 

Moderators: Dr Nadja Siegert, Fresenius Kabi and Prof Caroline Orfila, University of Leeds                    Organisers: Dr André Brodkorb and Dr Muireann Egan (Teagasc)

These monthly webinars are hosted by Teagasc every first Wednesday at 2pm (Dublin) and focus on topics related to food digestion. Webinars will be held in the run-up to the next International Conference on Food Digestion taking place from 3-5 May 2022 in Cork, Ireland. 

More information and regular updates on webinars can be found on the LinkedIn Infogest page            More information on the Infogest network can be found here