Asian Congress of Nutrition 2019
Bali, Indonesia
August 4, 2019 – August 7, 2019

Several ILSI entities will be supporting three scientific sessions at the Asian Congress of Nutrition 2019:

Symposium Session on Advancing Physical Activity: Opportunities in Challenging Environment

August 6, 2019
3:30-5:00 pm

Advancing Physical Activities in China – Challenges, Opportunities and Programs Impact
Dr. Yuying Wang, ILSI Focal Point in China, China

Heat Stress on Physical Activity – the Dos and Don’ts of Hydration
Dr. Jason Lee, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dietary Protein in Support of Adaptation to Exercise: Finding the Signal in the Noise
Dr. Stuart Philips, McMaster University, Canada

Symposium Session on Prevention and Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

August 6, 2019
5:00 – 6:00 pm

The Potentials of Rice in the Dietary Management of Diabetes
Dr. Cecilia S. Acuin, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

A Low Glycemic Index Diet in the Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The Malaysian Experience
Dr. Barakatun-Nisak Mohd Yusof, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Nutrition Counseling and Plant Based Diet in the Management of Diabetes
Dr. Martelena Purba, Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Symposium Session on Nutrition and Cognition

August 7, 2019
9:30 – 11:00 am

Advancing Relationship between the Gut Microbiome and Dementia: A Cross-sectional Study Conducted in Japan
Dr. Naoki Saji, Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan

Dietary Patterns and Foods Associated with Cognitive Function in Taiwanese Older Adults: The Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Studies
Dr. Wen-Harn Pan, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Nutrition and Cognitive Development in Children: Impact on Adulthood
Dr. Elizabeth Leah Prado, UC Davis, USA


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