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FFC 29th International Conference - A Virtual Event!

 April 29th-30th, 2021

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The occurrence of COVID-19 has solidified our understanding of the body's need for a strong immune system and prevention/management of chronic disease to reduce risk viral diseases, such as COVID-19. Thus, during this conference, we will be exploring the question "Can Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds Reduce the Risk of Chronic and Viral Diseases?”

We invite you to join us in hearing experts from the fields of medicine and food science discuss their research related to functional foods and bioactive compounds and their impact on chronic and viral disease risk. 

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Register Today!

Visit our conference page by clicking the button below for registration information and prices. We encourage you to register as soon as possible, as registration prices will increase after January holidays. 

FFC 29th Conference 

 New Textbook Announcement!

 We are now accepting abstracts for those interested in writing a chapter for the next book in our Functional Food textbook series: Functional Foods and Healthy Aging. 

We have extended the deadline to submit an abstract to January 16th, 2021

If you are interested in writing a chapter on the role of a functional food or bioactive compound in healthy aging, please complete the following tasks in this order:

a. Send an email to: requesting a sample example of a book chapter. Once we send you the chapter sample, please take the time to review it. 

b. Afterwards, submit an abstract of your chapter by January 16th, 2021. 

c. Once your abstract has been accepted, submit your final, completed chapter draft by March 12th, 2021

ASFFBC Membership Benefits and New Year's Greetings

January 4th, 2021

By FFC Editorial Board 

Hello Readers,

We hope you have been enjoying the holidays. As this year comes to a close, we would like to highlight the benefits of joining the Academic Society of Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds (ASFFBC). and offer you a special membership discount if you have not joined already! 

Established in 2010, this professional group consists of scientists, physicians, dietitians, PhD students, researchers, and food industry representatives who are working in the field of functional food science and researching the development of healthy foods with bioactive compounds. This society helps to create and improve collaborations between experts to increase global awareness of functional and medical foods and improve the health and wellness of people around the world.

ASFFBC membership includes many perks, including discounts on our textbooks, online courses, publishing fees, and conference registration, as well as the opportunity to connect with health and food industry field experts from around the world. 

For a full list of member benefits and discounts, please click the button below: 

                                                            ASFFBC Membership Info


How Can You Benefit From Joining This Society?

As a member, you will have access to renowned experts and contacts in the functional food community. You will receive the latest updates on relevant journal articles, news from the FFC, information on upcoming events and conferences, as well as engaging dialogues among members worldwide. Now is a great time to get your membership, as members are entitled to a discounted prices for our conferences, including our upcoming virtual 29th International Conference!

Additionally, there are a number of ASFFBC member benefits and advantages:

  • Newsletter subscription
  • 20% off conference registration fees
  • 50% off purchase price of publications and materials (books and print version of journal)
  • 20% off publishing fees for articles submitted to the Functional Foods in Health and Disease Journal
  • And lots more!!

Not a member yet? Become a member today and take advantage of this limited-time 50% discount and much more!

To become a member: 

1. Fill out this registration form below:

                                                                AFFBC Registration Form

2. Submit your payment buy paying on our online store. Click the image below to access our store directly!


End-of-Year Discount for ASFFBC Membership

To appreciate our readers, we would like to provide you with a limited-time opportunity. If you register for ASFFBC membership within 72 hours of receiving this email, you will be eligible to get 50% off your ASFFBC membership fee!

To take advantage of this deal, please use the discount code MEMBERSHIP50% when prompted at checkout when paying on our online store. 

Happy New Year from the Functional Food Center!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the Functional Food Center and FFHD/BCHD Editorial Board! While this past year has presented challenges, we are thankful for our readers and those who have actively supported the Functional Food Center through writing and reading our journal articles, attending our conferences, and more. 

We wish you good health and prosperity in the new year, and we are excited to see what awaits us in 2021!

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