8th International Conference

Functional Foods for Chronic Diseases: Science and Practice 

March 15-17, 2011,  University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas, USA


 

Conference Topics

 

Session 1: Functional Foods for Diabetes


    The epidemiology and health economics of diabetes
    The modern mechanisms and contributing factors of diabetes
    Diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    Modern diets for diabetes: prevention and control  
    Functional Foods for the prevention and management of diabetes:      

          Formulating a new functional food products for diabetes;
          New functional food products for the prevention of diabetes (experimental ant clinical studies);
          Functional foods for the management of diabetes (clinical studies);  
          Herbs and Non-traditional plants as a source of functional food products  for diabetes.

Session 2: Functional Foods for Obesity

  1. The epidemiology and health economics of obesity  
  2. The modern mechanisms and contributing factors of obesity
  3. Obesity and metabolic syndrome
  4. Modern diets for obesity: prevention and control 
  5. Functional Foods for the prevention and management of obesity:     
  •       Formulating a new functional food products for obesity;
  •       New functional food products for the prevention of obesity (experimental ant clinical studies);
  •       Functional foods for the management of obesity (clinical studies);
  •       Herbs and non-traditional plants as a source of functional food products for obesity.

Session 3: Functional Foods for Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)

  1. The epidemiology and health economics of CVD   
  2. The modern mechanisms and contributing factors of CVD (hypertension, heart disease, stroke)
  3. CVD and metabolic syndrome
  4. Modern diets for CVD: prevention and control  
  5. Functional Foods for the prevention and management of hypertension, heart disease and stroke:      
  •       Formulating a new functional food products for CVD;
  •       New functional food products for the prevention of CVD (experimental ant clinical studies);
  •       Functional foods for the management of CVD (clinical studies);
  •       Herbs and non-traditional plants as a source of functional food products for CVD.

Session 4: Functional Foods for Cancer

  1. The epidemiology and health economics of cancer  
  2. The modern mechanisms and contributing factors of cancer
  3. Cancer and metabolic syndrome
  4. Modern diets for cancer: prevention and control
  5. Functional Foods for the prevention and management of cancer:      
  •      Formulating a new functional food products for cancer;
  •      New functional food products for the prevention of cancer (experimental ant clinical studies);
  •      Functional foods for the management of cancer (clinical studies);
  •      Herbs and non-traditional plants as a source of functional food products for cancer.

Session 5: Functional Foods in Health and Disease

 

  1. Food for health;
  2. Chronic food-related diseases;
  3. Food for the management of disease;
  4. Formulating new functional food products for disease (experimental ant clinical studies);
  5. Metabolic syndrome and chronic diseases;
  6. Functional foods for the management of metabolic syndrome.