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Posters and Abstracts 

Poster presentation recommendations:

  • Since the conference we will be conducted virtually, we ask that you create a powerpoint instead of a poster to feature your research
  • The powerpoint may be up to 10 slides (ideally 7-10 slides in length)
  • You may have up to 7 minutes to present  

Accepted Abstracts for Presentation

O* -  abstract for oral presentation

P** - abstract for poster presentation

  1. The Potential Health Effects of Phytocompounds from Seaweeds. Fucus vesiculosus and Undaria pinnatifida on Chronic Diseases: A Review of their Mechanisms of Actions. Authors: ‘Afa K. Palu*, Brett J. West, Shixin Deng, Fernando Swartz (O)                            

  2. Personalized preparations of epigenetically active nutraceuticals for prevention of chronic and viral disease. Authors: Haslberger A.G*, Lilja S, Krammer U., Hippe B (O)

  3. Citrus pectin and modified pectin: Impact on colorectal cancer in an in vivo model of rats treated with azoxymethane/dextran sodium sulphate. Alvaro Ferreira-Lazarte*, Javier Fernández, Pablo Gallego-Lobillo, Claudio J. Villar, Felipe Lombó, F. Javier Moreno, Mar Villamiel (O)

  4. Finding an antiviral functional tea: binding affinity as a means of analysis. Authors: Amanda Conte* and Danik Martirosyan (O)            

  5. Phytochemical and Pharmacological Properties of an Algerian Medicinal Plant’s Extract’s (Rhamnus alaternus): A review. Authors: Amine Nekka*, Akila Benaissa, Fabrice Mutelet, and Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle (P)              

  6. Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet: Differences Among Age Groups in a Spanish Population Sample just Before the COVID-19 Lockdown. Authors: Ana Bagüés*, Andrea Almagro, Teresa Bermúdez, Yolanda López-Tofiño, Antonio González, Raquel Abalo (O)           

  7. Antioxidative potentials of β-Caryophyllene in Paroxetine-induced erectile dysfunctional rats. Authors: Elijah Oluwatosin Olopade, Ayodeji Emmanuel Adepoju, Stephen Adeniyi Adefegha, Ganiyu Oboh (P)

  8. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant and antidiabetic potential of extracts  from Phaseolus vulgaris L. seeds (Black turtle beans). Balkisu O. Abdulrahman, Muntari Bala, and Bello Oluwasesan M.  (P)     

  9. Verifying Alleged Product Specifications in Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplement Products: An Overview. Authors: Authors: Bernard W. Downs and Debasis Bagchi (O)  

  10. Hepatocarcinoma-associated Pathways Modulated by Soybean Peptide Lunasin. Samuel Fernández-Tomé*, Pedro Indiano-Romacho, Samuel Paterson, Alfredo Galvez, Blanca Hernández-Ledesma (O)     

  11. Anti-viral properties of Morinda citrifolia (noni) fruit juice. Authors: Brett J. West, Afa K. Palu and Shixin Deng (O)

  12. The beneficial effects of chocolate and Spirulina on COVID-19 and viral diseases. Authors: Carmen Alicia Yáñez González*, and Armando José Yáñez Soler (O)   

  13. Albumin From Erythina edulis ''Pajuro" as a Novel Source of Multifunctional Peptides. Authors: Cleni Palma-Albino*, Karim Jiménez-Aliaga, Arturo Intiquilla-Quispe, Amparo Zavaleta, Víctor Izaguirre, Blanca Hernández-Ledesma (O)      

  14. United States Regulations on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods with a Special Emphasis on Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Status. Debasis Bagchi and Bernard William Downs (O)

  15. PerformLyte, a Prodosomed PL425 PEC Phytoceutical-Fortified Formulation, Enhances Sports Performance, Metabolic Competence and Cellular. Authors: Homeostasis in Trained Cyclists. Authors: Bernard W Downs, Matt Piacentino, Manashi Bagchi, Steve Kushner, and Debasis Bagchi* (O)   

  16. Functional Food Products including Green Tea Extract and Garcinia Cambogia in South Korea. Authors: Euni Lee*, Seungyeon Kim, Kyeong Hye Jeong, Seokwoo Lee (O)   

  17. Influenza Prevention Through Nutrient-Driven Gene Regulation. Fredric D. Abramson (O)                                                                                         

  18. Comparative bioactive components of essential oils from Melaleuca viminalis (Sol. ex Gaertn) Byrnes flowers and leaves and their reported

    antiviral potential: Symptomatic therapy for COVID-19? Gloria Aderonke Otunola*, Oluwafunmilayo Dorcas Adegbaju, Anthony Jide Afolayan (O)

  19. Antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Citrus lemon. Hayet Edziri*, Maha Mastouri  (P)      

  20. How the Microbiota-Gut-Brain axis could play a key role in the onset, prevention, and management of Parkinson’s disease and its symptoms. Hunter Kanya* and Danik Martirosyan (O)   

  21. Effect of Processing Conditions on Physical-Chemical and Molecular Characteristics of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.). Guillen-Guerrero Karla, de la Rosa-Millán Julián (P)  

  22. Development of red rice-based functional foods to improve brain health during aging and exposure to environmental stressors: potentials and challenges. Le Anh Minh (Amy) Nguyen (O)  

  23. Proteins from cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) seeds reduced blood pressure in a diet-induced obesity model. Authors: Luis Coronado-Cáceres, Griselda Rabadán-Chávez, Luis Mojica, Lucía Quevedo-Corona, Eugenia Lugo-Cervantes, Blanca Hernández-Ledesma (Not presented)

  24. Microcapsules formulations for functional food production. Authors; Marko Vincekovi* and Slaven Juri (O) 

  25. Recent developments of plant proteins’ functionality. Authors: Maryam Salami*, Mohammad Amin Aliyari, Zahra Emam-Djomeh (P)       

  26. Dietary changes and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic: a multinational survey. Authors: Vered Kaufman-Shriqui; Daniela Abigail Navarro; Olga Raz; Mona Boaz* (O)

  27. Coroless, herb tea for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of the Covid-19. Authors: Nie Leng, Liang Youdong, Yang Xinwei (O)  

  28. Sesame Seeds Consumption and its Effects on Lipid Profile of Hyperlipidemic Individuals. Authors: Noor-e-Huma*, Mahnaz Nasir Khan, Fatima Tariq, Memoona Khalid, and Shahzadi Seher Sohail (P)          

  29. Effect of Preoperative Feeding with Germinated Brown Rice Supplement on the Clinical Outcome of Orthopaedic and Gastrointestinal Surgery Patients. Authors: Pooja Thacker*, Subhadra Mandalika, Rahul Shah, Nilesh (O)    

  30. Multicomponent Nutrient Bar Promotes Weight Loss and Improves Dyslipidemia and Insulin Resistance. Authors: McCann, J. C., Shigenaga, M.K., Mietus-Snyder, M.L., Lal, A., Suh, J.H., Krauss, R.M., Gildengorin,G.L., Goldrich,A.M., Block,D.S., Shenvi, S.V., Ames,B.N., McHugh,T.H., Olson,D.A., (P)    

  31. A Comparison of the FOSHU and Foods with Function Claims Systems in Japan. Authors: Sabrina Flores*, Stella Chen, and Danik Martirosyan (O)             

  32. Investigating the antioxidant activity of metal-chelating peptides in soy hydrolysates on a cell-based ferroptosis model. Authors: Sarah el Hajj*, Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle, Rachel Irankunda, Isabelle Fries, Caroline Gaucher (P)                             

  33. Priming Dynamic Immune System Function with Functional Foods Improves Quality of Life Parameters. Author: Shawn M. Talbott (O)   

  34. Vitamin D for Multiple Sclerosis and for Covid- 19 Intervention. Sheila M Wicks*, Gail B. Mahady, Temitope O. Lawall, Shitalben Patel, Nishikant Raut (O)                      

  35. Can Some Micronutrients Stimulate the Immune System in the Prevention of COVID-19 and be Included in the Nutritional Management of Eldery People Affected by the Virus? Authjors: Sofia Migues* and Danik Martirosyan (O)            

  36. A Product Review of FOSHU-Approved Fibersol®-2 and its Potential Health Benefits. Authors:  Stella Chen* and Dr. Danik Martirosyan (O)       

  37. Nigella Sativa, the miracle herb: Potential Health benefits on its functional properties. Author: Supuni Purnima Gamage (O)                              

  38. Lycopodium Clavatum - A Promising Medicinal Plant as Potential Supportive Care for Colon Cancer. Authors: Surajit Pathak*, Antara Banerjee, Francesco Marotta  (O)         

  39. The Effect of a Phytomarine With Bioactive Herbal Compound Is Able to Increase Stem Cell and Vitality Genes Activity in In Vitro and a Pilot Clinical Study. Authors: Surajit Pathak*, Antara Banerjee, Francesco Marotta (O)            

  40. FOSHU food products labeled “suitable for people with high blood pressure” – can they reduce the risk of hypertension? Author: Tamami Shirai (O)                                                             

  41. Transparency, Traceability, and Trust in Food Safety Systems - How Has the Pandemic Impacted The Food Industry and Regulators and What Does the Future Hold? Tom Sidebottom (O)                                          

  42. Evidence-based design of food formulation with immune modulating and antiviral properties. Authors: Wei-Ting Chang and William Tien-Hung Chang  (P)        

  43. COVID19 and acute and chronic kidney disease and functional food. Author: Amrendra K. Ajay (O)                                                                

  44. Advancement of functional food definition and steps to create functional food products. Author: Danik Martirosyan (O)