Oregon State University

Calendar

Calendars

Event Details

Diet and Optimum Health Conference

hosted by the Linus Pauling Institute

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - Saturday, May 18, 2013 (All Day Event)

Diet and Optimum Health 2013 will emphasize dietary and lifestyle approaches to improving human health and preventing or treating disease, including dietary supplements, micronutrients, and antioxidants. Saturday May 18 is especially for the public, with morning presentations by renowned scientists focusing on whole food approaches to disease prevention. The conference includes scientists and health professionals in biochemistry, nutrition, preventive medicine, public health, endocrinology, cardiology, oncology, and gerontology. We anticipate a strong scientific look at the cutting edge of nutrition research. The program features individual sessions including:

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fatty Acid Oxidation and Cardiovascular Health
  • Diet and Epigenetic Impacts on Disease and Aging
  • Vitamin D—Health Benefits Beyond Bone
  • Health Effects and Mechanisms of Action of Xanthomumol
  • Health Benefits of Vitamin C: Beyond Scurvy
  • Micronutrients in Fertility and Pregnancy
  • Whole Food Approaches to Disease Preventio

CH2M HILL Alumni Center (campus map)
Barbara McVicar
1 541 737 5076
jana.zvibleman at oregonstate.edu
Linus Pauling Institute