12th International Conference 

Functional Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals in Chronic Disease: Science and Practice

November 29 - December 1, 2012, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA


Conference Topics


1. Functional Food Ingredients (FFI): Sources and Potential Benefits in Public Health

  • Food, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease
  • FFI - Nutritional Perspective
  • FFI - Evolutionary Perspective
  • FFI in Health and Disease

2. Functional Food Ingredients and Chronic Diseases

  • FFI and Chronic Autoimmunity
  • FFI and Obesity
  • FFI and Diabetes
  • FFI and Cardiovascular Disorders
  • FFI and Cancer
  • FFI and other Chronic Diseases

3. Role of Functional Food Ingredients in Nutrigenomics and Metabolomics

4. Functional Foods in the Management of Chronic Diseases: Autoimmune Disease, Obesity, Diabetes, CVD, Cancer and CVD, Cancer, and other Chronic Diseases

  • The epidemiology and health economics of chronic diseases
  • The modern mechanisms and contributing factors to chronic diseases
  • Modern diets for chronic diseases: prevention and control
  • Functional Foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases     

5. Research and Development of Functional Food Products

  • Formulating new functional food products with bioactive compounds for health maintenance
  • New functional food products for the prevention of chronic diseases
  • Formulating new functional and medical food products with bioactive compounds for the management of chronic diseases (experimental and clinical studies)