Conference Program


 

 

3rd International Conference in the Series 

"Functional Foods: Prevention and Disease Treatment"


Functional Foods and Phytotherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases

 

October 14-15, 2006 - Dallas, Texas, USA

 

  

 

 

 

 

Saturday, October 14:

 

 

 

 

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Conference Registration

 

Chairing  Undurti Das (MD)

9:30a.m.           

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION:

Dr. Danik M. Martirosyan – Chairmen of Conference, Academician of the International Academy of Scientific Discoveries and Inventions, Founder of Functional Foods Center at D&A Inc. (Dallas, TX, USA)

9:45 a.m.        

Grapefruit and Carrot: Colon Cancer and Type II Diabetes Prevention 

 

 

 

Dr. Jairam Vanamala (Research Scientist, Center for Obesity Research and Program Evaluation Associate Member, Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition, Department of  Nutrition and Food Science) and Dr. Peter S. Murano, (Director of Obesity Center at A&M University) Center for Obesity Research and Program Evaluation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA 

10:30 a.m.     

Antidiabetic Potential of Nepalese Herbal and Food Plants

Dr. Megh Bhandari (PhD), Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan)

11:00 -11:15 a.m.

REFRESHMENT

11:15 a.m.       

Quality Control and Prediction of Nutritional and Pharmacological Value in Herbal Dietary Supplements

 

Moris L Silber, M.D., Ph.D Research Professor, Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University (Pullman, Washington, USA)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

LUNCH

 

Chairing  Dr. Peter S. Murano (PhD)

1:00 p.m.    

Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases by Nutritional Factors

Dr. Undurti Das, MD, President and CEO, UND Life Sciences,  Editor-in-Chief Lipids in Health and Disease (Shaker Heights, OH, USA)

1:30 p.m.    

A Dietary Supplement for the Prevention/Reduction of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Dennis R. Sparkman, PhD, President of Southwest Immunology, Inc.(Ennis, Texas, USA)

2:00-2:15 p.m.

REFRESHMENT

 

2:15p.m.

Diabetes and Non-enzymatic Glicosylation. Functional Food for Preventing of the Proteins Glycosylation 

Boris Feldkoren (PhD), Functional Foods Center (Richardson, TX, USA)

2:45 – 5:00p.m.

POSTERS PRESENTATION SESSION AND WORKSHOP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 15:

9:00-9:30 a.m.

 

 

       Conference Registration

 

 

Chairing Moris L Silber, (MD)

9:30 a.m.    

Diet and Nutrition for the Prevention of Diabetes

Dr. Sharon Rabb Ph.D., ND, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist (Dallas, TX, USA)

10:15 a.m.

Nutrigenomics

Dr. Undurti Das, MD, President and CEO, UND Life Sciences, Editor-in-Chief Lipids in Health and Disease (Shaker heights, OH, USA) 

11:00-11:15 a.m.

REFRESHMENT

 11:15 a.m.

Amaranth Advance Nutrition in Africa 

 

 

 

Dick Bugger (USA)

11:30-12:30 p.m.

LUNCH 

 

Chairing Dr.

12:30

The Discovery and Research of the Himalayan Goji Berry and it's Many Benefits

Dr. Earl Mindell, Director for the Corporate Board for the Illinois College of Physicians and Surgeons (USA) 

1:15 p.m.    

Dr. Richard Vega's independent study of Himalayan Goji Juice "Acid is for Batteries"

Presented by: Cheryl Church and Alice R. Comer (USA)

 

 

1:30 p.m.    

Salba, Nature’s Most Powerful Whole Food Grain

 

Ellie Berglund, Core Naturals (Dallas, TX, USA)

1:45 p.m.    

Nutrition and Cancer

Dr. Parviz Ghadirian (PhD), Director of the Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Montreal Health Center (Dr. Ghadirian has been a consultant for the World Health Organization of the United Nations since 1969), Montreal, Canada.

2:30-2:45 p.m.

REFRESHMENT

2:45 p.m.

Amaranth as a Good source of Functional Food Products

 

1Danik M. Martirosyan (PhD) and 2 Yuri A. Kulikov (PhD),  1Founder of Functional Foods Center at D&A Inc., Academician of the International Academy of Scientific Discoveries and Inventions, (Dallas, TX, USA),  2Kazan State University (Kazan, Russia)

3:15

Quality Evaluation of the Green Tea Extract and Investigation Antioxidant Activity

 

Arunas Savickas (PhD), Head of Drug Technology  Department,  Kaunas University of Medicine (Kaunas, Lithuania)

3:30

Intake of Functional Foods and Nutrients Among Urban as well as Rural Population Group in India

 

Avula Laxmaiah, MBBS, MPH, DPH

Assistant Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research (India), (Hyderabad, India)

3:45 - 5 p.m.

POSTERS PRESENTATION SESSION AND WORKSHOP

5:00 p.m.

CONFERENCE CLOSING

Dr. Danik M. Martirosyan – Chairmen of Conference, Functional Foods Center (Dallas, TX, USA)

Agenda subject to change without notice.