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03 March - 03 March 2010
Barcelona, Spain

2nd Congress of the Federation of Societies of Nutrition

2nd Congress of the Federation of Societies of Nutrition

The INC organized the Symposium "Nuts and Cardiovascular Health", on March, 4th, 2010, in Barcelona, Spain, within the frame of the 2nd Congress of the Federation of Societies of Nutrition, Food and Dietetics (FESNAD), March 3-5, 2010.

The INC 90-minute Symposium gathered leading nut researchers from Europe, the United States and Australia, and provided the opportunity to share information on the health benefits of nuts with a large group of health influencers, researchers and specialized media.

The session reviewed the main scientific studies that have examined the health benefits of nuts consumption in the last 5 years.

The journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, one of the world's most prestigious medical journals specialized in nutrition and dietetics, published the proceedings of the symposium on June 2011 (Metabolic Health Effects of Nuts, Volume 21, Supplement 1).

  • Dr. Emilio Ros, Lipids Unit of Barcelona Hospital Clinic (Spain)
  • Prof. Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Human Nutrition Unit, University Rovira i Virgili (Spain)

Session I: Nut consumption, weight gain and obesity Prof. Miguel A. Martínez-González, University of Navarra (Spain)
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Session II: Nuts, lipids and cardiovascular risk Dr. Joan Sabaté, Loma Linda University (USA)
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Session III: Nuts, insulin sensitivity and diabetes Dr. Linda C Tapsell, University of Wollongong (Australia)
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