22nd IUNS-ICN POSTPONED to 2022

The 22nd IUNS-ICN was scheduled to be held from September 14-19, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.In view of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had been carefully monitoring its impact.Due to its developing situation and difficulties in travelling abroad, after much thought and deliberation, the Organizing Committee of 22nd IUNS-ICN has decided to postpone […]

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World Obesity: What next for European action on childhood obesity? Last chance to register

Childhood obesity is a major health problem in Europe, with dire long-term consequences for our health, society, and the economy. Current trends indicate that there will be over 10 million children in the region affected by obesity in 2030. At the same time, initiatives such as the EU Farm to Fork Strategy, Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and the […]

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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, […]

FAO Consultation: Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls Empowerment in the context of Food Security and Nutrition”

FAO would like to renew their invitation to the online “Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition“. This activity is facilitated by Françoise Trine, Marina Calvino and Alyson Brody from the Secretariat of the Committee on World Food […]

Conference: Triple Burden of Malnutrition in Pakistan

Breaking the Silos Between the World of Undernutrition and NCDs The call for abstracts for this conference is open until October 30th 2021. Visit www.rdn.pnds.org for more information including how to submit your abstract. The 2nd PNDS International Conference will take place in Karachi, Pakistan from March 11th – 13th 2022. This 2.5 day conference, […]

SCOPE School 2021

SCOPE School: Revisiting the bi-directional relationship between obesity and CVD across the life course

The third SCOPE School Global of 2021, will be hosted by World Obesity held in conjunction with the World Heart Federation (WHF). On 27th-28th October they will be exploring the connections between CVD and obesity and considering clinical approaches to optimise treatment for patients presenting with these conditions. Speakers will also discuss potential barriers to […]

Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum The “Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition” has already received interesting contributions. Below you can read short summaries of these comments. This online consultation invites […]

Second Circular Available: 22nd IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition in Tokyo, Japan, December 6-11, 2022

The second circular for the IUNS-ICN is now available. The 22nd IUNS-ICN is a fantastic opportunity to bring the international nutrition community together to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, as the first ICN was held in 1946. The ICN will take place in the Tokyo International Forum, an iconic state-of-the-art conference venue in the heart of […]

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 […]

2021 Zhong Guan Cun (ZGC) Forum

The Chinese Nutrition Society is hosting the 2021 Zhong Guan Cun (ZGC) Forum. The 2021 ZGC Forum will be held in Beijing, China from September 24 to 28 2021. With the theme of “intelligence, health, and carbon neutrality”, the forum will touch on leading edge and hotspot topics, such as the digital economy, artificial intelligence, […]

Nutrigenetics: Translation into Clinical and Nutritional Practice Webinar

Free Webinar | Nutrigenetics: Translation into Clinical and Nutritional Practice

7 Sep 2021, 14:00 (CEST) | 8:00am EDT | 8:00pm CST Asia Genetic Testing, Personalized Nutrition, Precision Nutrition, Metabolic Health, Brain Health, Obesity This FREE webinar features contribution and speakers from the IUNS Precision Nutrition Task Force and is supported by the IUNS Committee for Capacity Development.   The number of participants to the live session is limited but the […]