INC World Forum

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INC World Forum


The INC World Forum for Nutrition Research and Dissemination is aimed at becoming the international umbrella for scientific research related to health and nutrition for nuts and dried fruits.

The Forum will promote scientific research and will coordinate the research proposals of the different geographical groups, to define priorities in relation to nuts and dried fruits, to promote calls for specific research ant to disseminate the results of the different research studies worldwide in various languages.

INC World Forum Objectives

  • To promote and coordinate research from different geographic origins

  • To disseminate the results of different studies worldwide in various languages

  • To promote calls for specific research projects

INC World Forum Activities

  • Defining research priorities in relation to nuts and dried fruits

  • Monitoring health claims

  • Call for Expressions of Interest in Research

  • Scientific Award

Nutrition Research Team

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    Chairman: Prof. Jordi Salas Salvadó

    Rovira i Virgili University, Spain.

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    President Delegate INC Executive Committee: Mr. Antonio Pont

    INC Honorary President.

Academic Honorary Committee.
Task: Defining the priorities and research topics of interest every 2 years.

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    Dr. David Jenkins

    Director of the Clinical Nutrition Risk Factor at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. 

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    Prof. Gerhard Rechkemmer

    President and Professor at Max Rubner-Institut, Germany.

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    Dr. Emilio Ros

    Director, Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology & Nutrition Service, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.

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    Dr. Joan Sabaté

    Chair and Professor, Department of Nutrition, Loma Linda University, California, USA.

Evaluating Nutrition Committee.

Evaluating the Expressions of Interest and Scientific Award Nominees according to the objectives of the Forum and research topics of interest set by the Academic Honorary Committee and the INC Executive Committee.

Implementing the activities of the Forum according to guidelines of the INC Executive Committee.

Prioritizing the Scientific Award in relation to research on nuts and dried fruits.


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    Assoc. Prof. Cesarettin Alasalvar

    (FIFT), TUBITAK, Turkey.

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    Dr. Josefina Bressan

    Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil.

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    Prof. Catherine Itsiopoulos

    La Trobe University, Australia

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    Dr. Karen Lapsley

    Almond Board of California, USA.

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    Dr. Denis Lairon

    Joint Research Unit Nutrition, Obesity and Thrombotic Risk, Faculté de Médecine, Marseille, France.

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    Dr. Girish B. Maru

    Advanced Center for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, India.

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    Ms. Maureen Ternus

    INC Nutrition Research and Education Foundation, USA.


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