Lunch & Learn: Milk – A forgotten gut health hero

Date & Time
Tue 25 Jun 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
About the Lunch & Learn:

Did you know dairy milk plays a key role in training our beneficial gut microbes? Or that dairy foods provide essential nutrients to support good gut health? Join us and Food and Nutrition Scientist, Dr Emma Beckett from FoodiQ Global, to ‘pour’ over the latest evidence that shows how milk (including A1  protein free) can be part of a dietitian’s gut health toolkit. The session will give you practical tools to encourage your clients to enjoy dairy milk and reap the associated nutritional and health benefits.


About the product:

The a2 Milk Company is a dairy nutritional company, fuelled by its purpose to pioneer the future of dairy for good. a2 Milk® is naturally A1  protein free milk, which may be easier on digestion for some people. Most ordinary cows’ milk contains a combination of the A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins. Some people may experience digestive issues when drinking ordinary milk containing the A1 protein. a2 Milk® comes from cows that are specially selected to naturally produce only the A2 type protein – and no A1. a2 Milk® has a range of milk from light, full cream, lactose free and UHT. 


Click here to learn more about a2 Milk®


About the speaker:

Dr Emma Beckett is known as the “Dynamic Foodie” at FOODiQ Global, and she combines her diverse education and experience across food, nutrition, biomedical sciences, epidemiology, academia, industry and science communication to drive positive changes in the world through food. Her aim is to empower people to interpret food and nutrition information so that they can make informed choices without fear or judgment, and to empower health professionals to use the evidence-base to diversify and update their toolkits for use on the same mission. She has won several research and communications awards, including being named as a NSW Young Tall Poppy in 2017.





This Lunch & Learn is supported by:

US dietitians: “Lunch & Learn: Help your clients better manage lactose intolerance” was not Prior Approved by CDR for CPEUs.
CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australia and New Zealand dietitians. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.


The content, products and/or services referred to in this Lunch & Learn are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this Lunch & Learn does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions