Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition 2012
- Start Date:
- Friday, 22 June, 2012
- End Date:
- Sunday, 24 June, 2012 12:00pm
- Oncology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Sports Medicine, Geriatrics
Make plans to attend Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition, a conference designed to communicate cutting-edge advances in nutrition research and stimulate discussion on emerging or controversial issues that impact human health. This year's program is being jointly sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.Program Highlights Include:Keynote Lectureby Dean Ornish, MD: Evidence for a Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic DiseaseSpecial Session How Do We Stem the Obesity Epidemic?Controversy Sessions- Sodium Reduction: What the Data Shows- Glycemic Load and Glycemic Index: Are They Important?- Does the Energy Density of Food Contribute to Weight Gain?- Lifestyle Modification for Diabetes Prevention: Does it Work?Session tracks on "Diet and Disease", "Bariatric Surgery and Nutrition", "Obesity" and "Food and Dietary Supplements."
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Conference organized by American Society for Nutrition
ASN is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together the world's top researchers and clinicians to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition science. ASN is the authoritative voice on nutrition, and publisher of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, The Journal of Nutrition, and Advances in Nutrition. Established in 1928, ASN's nearly 4,600 members in more than 65 countries work in academia, practice, government and industry. ASN advances excellence in nutrition research and practice through its publications, education, public affairs and membership programs.
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