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Featured research findings from Nutrition 2019

Conference press materials now available

American Society for Nutrition

Press materials are now available for Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, to be held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The meeting will feature cutting-edge nutrition research and news.

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Explore the full schedule, oral sessions and posters to see all the exciting research topics that will be covered at Nutrition 2019.

Millions of Cardiovascular Deaths Attributed to Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables (6/8, 9:35 a.m. EDT)
Study tracks toll of suboptimal fruit and vegetable intake by region, age and gender

One Change Can Make Diet More Planet Friendly (6/10, 12:15 p.m. EDT)
Using simulation and diets of 16,000 people, scientists discover how to cut your diet's climate impact in half

Policies Encouraging Healthy Eating Could Greatly Cut Cancer-Related Costs (6/9, 12:45 p.m. EDT)
Using sophisticated models, researchers examine how various warning labels and taxes targeting diet would reduce cancer cases and cancer-associated costs

What is the World Drinking? Study Reveals Global Intake of Major Beverages (6/8 12 p.m. EDT)
Latest stats show beverage choice varies dramatically around the world

Do Policies Targeting Sugary Drinks Pay Off? (6/9, 12:45 p.m. EDT)
New research suggests that taxes and health warnings could bring significant health and economic benefits by cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages

Eating More Vitamin K Found to Help, Not Harm, Patients on Warfarin (6/11, 11:15 a.m. EDT)
Contrary to common wisdom, increasing vitamin K intake helps stabilize anticoagulation

New Research on Diet and Supplements During Pregnancy and Beyond (6/9, 1:45 p.m. EDT)
Scientists announce findings on use of supplements and eating well when you're expecting

Sun-Exposed Oyster Mushrooms Help Patients Fight Tuberculosis (6/9, 3:45 p.m. EDT)
Bread containing the low-cost mushrooms increased vitamin D levels and boosted immune response of TB patients

Research Reveals How Diet Influences Diabetes Risk (6/8, 12:00 p.m. EDT)
New finding could lead to better prevention and management of type 2 diabetes

Study Links Poor Sleep with Poor Nutrition (6/9, 1:45 p.m. EDT)
People who routinely sleep less than 7 hours per night show lower intakes of critical nutrients

Food for Thought: Studies Reveal Diet's Role in Children's Brain Health (6/8, 8:45 a.m. EDT)
New findings on how nutrition, hydration and supplements affect brain function and academic performance

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About Nutrition 2019

Nutrition 2019 is the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. It is the national venue for more than 3,600 top researchers, practitioners and other professionals to announce exciting research findings and explore their implications for practice and policy. Scientific symposia address the latest advances in cellular and physiological nutrition and metabolism, clinical and translational nutrition, global and public health, population science, and food science and systems. #Nutrition2019

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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