Henderson, Nevada (PressExposure) August 08, 2013 -- Our Health is determined by what we eat and Nutritional Science is the study that explains the way our intake influences our metabolism, overall health and the immunity system that prevents the human body from falling a prey to diseases.
Nutrition is essential for the plants and animals to ensure a quality life and any prescription to cure ailments is inclusive of a wholesome and nourishing diet. Dieticians and nutritionists are trained professionals that that deal with planning, preparation and the economics of diet that ensures healthy living.
Keeping the importance of this emerging field in mind, OMICS Group conducted an international conference and Exhibition on Nutritional Science & Therapy at Philadelphia, USA, with a theme "Assessing, Analyzing & Monitoring Nutritional Research". The conference laid foundation for a new principled approach for the study of Nutritional Sciences. Nutritional Science-2014 conference has been appreciated with a huge gathering from more than 35 countries.
Key Speakers that are part of the conference includes,
Dike O Ukuku, Research Food Microbiologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture USA. Dike O Ukuku , Ph.D in Food Microbiology from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1995 delivered his talk on " Produce safety and quality research at ERRC". He expressed concern through his presentation on diseases due to consumption of fruits and vegetables that were contaminated on the surface with enteric pathogens. The paper emphasized the need for safe and fresh-cut melons and other produce available in salad-bar operations and supermarkets.
Alison Burton Shepherd, Professor, Department of Primary and Intermediate Care, Kings College London, UK. Mrs. Burton Shepherd teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students, focusing particularly on nutrition, acute medicine, advanced assessment and public health/primary care. She has recently been appointed as module leader for the pre registration Primary Care Options Module and is a deputy module leader on both the Post Qualification Minor Ill Health Course and the module leader for the Pre Registration Primary and Intermediate Care Module. She is on the Editorial Board of Complete Nutrition, Network Health Dieticians and is also a reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Nursing, Nursing Times, Nursing Standard, British Journal of Health Care Assistants and Journal of Family Practice.
Mulchand S. Patel, University at Buffalo, USA presented a paper on "Altered nutritional experience in the immediate postnatal life can predispose to development of adult-onset obesity". He discussed about how altered nutritional experiences in early life due to developmental plasticity can predispose the individual for the development of metabolic disorders in adulthood. Mulchand Patel received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo. His research has been supported by grants from the NIH since 1971. He has published over 230 research papers and reviews. He has served as a member of the Editorial Broads of several prestigious journals including the Journal of Biological Chemistry and has served on several NIH Study Sections. He is a member of American Society for Nutrition (since 1971) and American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1974).
"Ancient wisdom and seasonal eating" was presented by Andrea Beaman, Natural Foods Chef, USA, discussed about the ancient Greek philosopher, Hippocrates , who taught his students that disease was not a punishment inflicted by the gods as thought by the Greeks, rather it was the product of environmental factors, diet, and living habits. The man should then consider his food, environment, customs, and mode of life. Andrea Beaman is a Natural Foods Chef, thyroid expert, author, and television host dedicated to alternative healing and sustainable living. Andrea was recently voted by Greatist.com as one of the top 100 most influential health and fitness experts in 2012. She was regularly featured food and health expert on CBS News, and is the host of the Award Nominated, Fed UP! A cooking show that educates guests and viewers how to cook for, and cure bodily ailments. She maintains her personal website that offers recipes, video blogs, food tips, holistic health coaching, books, DVD's, and inspiring health-related content. As an inspirational keynote speaker, she teaches fun
Renata Dobrila-Dintinjana from University Hospital Rijeka, Croatia spoke on "Is it possible to prevent tumors with nutritive supplements?" She argues that for centuries the studies concentrated on how the environmental factors such what we eat, drink and breathe. She talked about how to prevent tumors, particularly cancer tumors, using nutritional food. Renata Dobrila Dintinjana is working as a Professor of Internal medicine, specialist of Internal medicine, subspecialist of Medical Oncology. Currently she is Head of Radiotherapy and Oncology Clinic, University Hospital Rijeka, Croatia. Her research interests are Gastrointestinal Cancers, Supportive Cancer Care, especially nutrition. She has published various chapters in 7 books and more than 30 research papers. She is member of EACR, ESMO, ASCO, MASCC and Coordinator for Oncology Section of IASGO.
Bookmark your dates for Nutritional Science-2014 conference: OMICS Group 3rd International Conference on Nutritional Science & Therapy will be held in September'2014 at Valencia, Spain.