10th International Conference

Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease: Science and Practice

March 13-15, 2012,  University of California,Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California, USA)


Conference Topics

1. Bio-active Food Compounds: Sources and Potential Benefits in Health.

2. Bio-active Food Compounds and Public Health

  • Food, Nutrition and Chronic Disease
  • Bio-active Compounds - Nutritional prospective
  • Bio-active Compounds - Evolutionary Perspective
  • Bio-active Compounds in Health and Disease

3. Bio-active Food Compounds and Chronic Diseases

  • Bio-active Food Compounds and Obesity
  • Bio-active Food Compounds and Diabetes
  • Bio-active Food Compounds and Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Bio-active Food Compounds and Cancer
  • Bio-active Food Compounds and other Chronic Diseases

4. Role of Bio-active Food Compounds in Nutrigenomics, Nutrigenetics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics

5. Science and Practice: Functional Foods in the Management of Chronic Diseases: 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 of chronic diseases
  • Modern diets for chronic diseases: prevention and control
  • Functional Foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases     

6. Research and Development of Functional Food Products.

  • Formulating a new functional food products with bio-active compounds for health maintenance
  • Formulating a new functional and medical food products with bio-active compounds for the management of chronic diseases (experimental ant clinical studies)
  • New functional food products for the prevention of chronic diseases
  • Herbs and non-traditional plants as a source of functional food products