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IUNS at Conxemar – FAO Congress

The importance of including omega-3 fatty acids in the diet is an important factor in disease prevention and can  prevent  alterations in genomic expression.  J Alfredo Martinez, IUNS President, recently  presented “Prevention of alterations in genomic expression: the importance of fish in diets” at this year’s joint Conxemar-FAO Congress.

Conxemar, the Spanish Association of Wholesalers, Importers, Manufacturers and Exporters of fish products and Aquaculture, in collaboration with FAO, held the ninth edition of its congress in Vigo, Spain, with focus on the role of fish in nutrition and food systems on October 4, 2021.

You can learn more about the event and view the presentations here.

ICD2021 Virtual Congress

The International Congress of Dietetics (ICD2021) virtual congress ran from 1 to 3 September 2021 and as reported by IUNS Council member, Professor Ali Dhansay, was a great success. Approximately 800 delegates attended this IUNS sponsored event. Professor Dhansay, served as a member of the Local Organising Committee, representing the NSSA (Nutrition Society of South Africa) together with Dr Elize Symington (chair of NSSA). The NSSA partnered with ADSA (Association for Dietetics in South Africa) to host the congress – both organizations are contributing members of the South African National Committee for IUNS.  The ICD falls under the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA), which is an Affiliated Body to IUNS.

IUNS Newsletter September 2016

The IUNS Newsletter September 2016 is now available to download and read online.

This months newsletter includes an update on the revised IUNS Statutes and Rules and a piece on the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition by IUNS President, Professor Anna Lartey.

To access the newsletter please click on the links above.

IUNS Newsletter March 2016

The IUNS Newsletter March 2016 is now available to read. This edition contains the report of the latest IUNS Council meeting and updates from preparations for the 21st IUNS-ICN in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The online version is available here, and the newsletter can also be downloaded from the IUNS website via this link.