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Featured research from NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE

Press materials for virtual event now available

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American Society for Nutrition

Press materials are now available for NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE, a dynamic virtual event showcasing new research findings and timely discussions on food and nutrition. The online meeting will be held June 7-10, 2021.

NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE is the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the preeminent professional organization for nutrition research scientists and clinicians around the world.

Register for a press pass to access hundreds of live and recorded sessions. Explore the virtual poster presentations and oral presentations to see all the exciting research topics that will be covered at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE.

All materials are embargoed until 12 p.m. EDT (UTC-4) June 7.

New Research Shows Trend Toward Unhealthy Eating During Pandemic
Study participants consumed more vegetables and whole grains before COVID-19 began

Study Compares Heart Benefits of Low-Fat and Plant-Centered Diets
New findings suggest that a plant-centered diet could help lower heart disease risk

When the Economy Goes Down, So Does the Quality of Our Diets
Study examining dietary trends during the Great Recession offers lessons for the COVID-19 era

Diets that Promote Inflammation Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Analysis of dietary patterns for over 350,000 women suggests eating more anti-inflammatory foods helps lower risk

How a Global Pandemic Changed the Way We Eat and Shop
Studies reveal how COVID-19 influenced food choices, attitudes and prices

Smartphone Use Associated with Unhealthy Eating and Overweight in Teens
More time online linked with less healthy behaviors in large study conducted in South Korea

How Kids Eat: Five New Insights on Daily Habits and Childhood Obesity
Studies reveal how family, social media and COVID-19 influence children's diets and health

New Research Examines the Science Behind Superfoods
Findings suggest that consuming mangos, honey and spices could bring important health benefits

Trying Not to Overeat? How You Eat Matters
Study finds people who eat more tend to take larger bites or eat faster

Cutting Food Waste Alone Won't Solve World's Nutritional Needs
To feed the growing population, researchers urge attention to essential vitamins and minerals

Most Americans Are Not Getting Enough Fiber in Our Diets
Just 7% of adults meet fiber recommendations, raising risk of chronic diseases

The Latest Science on Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
New research examines prenatal supplements, how eating patterns affect sleep, physical activity while pregnant and more


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About the American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

ASN is the preeminent professional organization for nutrition research scientists and clinicians around the world. Founded in 1928, the society brings together the top nutrition researchers, medical practitioners, policy makers and industry leaders to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition. ASN publishes four peer-reviewed journals and provides education and professional development opportunities to advance nutrition research, practice and education.

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