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Professor Bruce Ames, Ph.D., renowned nutritional scientist from the University of California, Berkeley will be here May 20! He will discuss strategies to combat chronic and degenerative conditions through nutrition. Register for his talk, “The Longevity Diet”, right now. Seating is limited.
The International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics (ISNN) will hold its 9th Congress May 17-19 on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. This event convenes several hundred nutrition researchers, clinicians, dietitians and other healthcare providers who are leaders in the development and practice of advanced nutrition solutions.
“The evidence on obesity and cancer is only getting stronger. We’re looking at a tsunami of obesity-related cancer coming.” —Stephen Hursting, Ph.D., M.P.H.