List of Sessions
Track 01: Nutritional Science
Nutritional Science primarily deals with the effect of food components on human metabolism, while dietetics tends to apply the science of nutrition for the prevention and treatment of disease and the promotion of health. It aims to educate and empower people about nutrition. Nutrition information primarily focuses to improve people’s diet by manipulating the composition, availability or price of food. The role of nutrition and health professionals are to continue to communicate the potential benefits of food and its components, especially foods and beverages that relate back to their top health concern namely heart, health, weight and cancer.
Track 02: Diabetes Nutrition & Diet
Nutrition is a critical part of Diabetes care. Balancing the accurate amount of carbohydrate, fat, protein, along with the fiber, vitamins then minerals helps us to maintain a healthy diet and eventually a healthy lifestyle. Getting the balance right can help the body to stay in major condition, but what is the right balance of nutrients? People have been quarrelling over the ideal mix for generations and the discussion still rages today. For diabetic patients, there is always an extra consideration for their nutritional needs and that is the question of how the blood sugar level will respond to the complex diets. A dietician will tend to alter the patient’s nutrition upon their health and medical condition and induvial needs.
Track 03: Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals
Nutraceuticals are organically active phytochemicals that have medical advantages which might be conveyed to the purchaser as a dietary supplement or potentially as a functional food. These items are probably going to assume the fundamental part in human health and lifespan. The utilization of these components by most of the public are without a medical prescription. They can be considered as a nonspecific biological therapy used to promote the wellbeing and control symptoms to prevent its malignant process.
Track 04: Pregnancy Nutrition
Roughly around 300 additional calories are needed on a daily basis to maintain a healthy pregnancy cycle. These calories should come from a proper diet of protein, fruits, vegetables and whole grains with sweets and fats. Kept to at the minimum range.
Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is linked to goof fatal brain development, healthy birth weight and thus it reduces the risk of birth defects. Good pregnancy nutrition is thought to help balance mood swings and it may improve work and delivery as well.
Track 05: Sports Nutrition & Kinesiology
The proper diet makes sure that the body gets an adequate amount of nutrient which are essential to perform the basic task and keep our body in a healthy stable condition. Whereas sports nutrition seems to be more complex. The sports diet is specially designed for everyone based on their metabolism, training, goals, muscle growth, and body building. According to a report of 2018, the global sports nutrition market is accounted for UDS 31 billion in 2017 and is expected to steadily rise and reach UDS 51 billion by 2023, growing at the ratio of 50% between 2017 and 2023.
Track 06: Nutrition and Cancer Research
Nutrition could be a favourable method in which food is consumed and utilized by the body for its growth, to replace the tissues and to keep the body healthy. Right consumption of food before, after and during the treatment of cancer might facilitate the patients to stay healthy and stronger. A healthy diet also includes protein, vitamins, fat and what the body desires.
Track 07: Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
Lifestyle and other factors play a major role in the etiology of cardiovascular disease. The strength of heart comes from the soundness which is proportional to the cardiovascular health. Body nutrition management along with ample rest to the heart may prevent cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular fitness is the ability of heart, blood cells and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood to the muscle tissue and the ability of the muscle to use oxygen to produce energy for movement.
Track 08: Nutritional Supplements
Nutritional Supplements are substances which add nutrients to the diet or to lower the risk of health problems, like osteoporosis or arthritis. Nutritional Supplements include vitamins, minerals, fiber, amino acids, herbs or other plants, or enzymes. Sometimes, dietary supplements are also added to foods and drinks. However, only a certain amount of each nutrient is needed for our bodies to function, and higher amounts are not necessarily better as it may cause adverse effects, and may become harmful.
Track 09: Nutrition in Chronic Diseases
Nutrition plays a vital role in the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiac diseases, obesity and cancer. Evidence has shown that low-glycaemic index (GI) and low-carbohydrate diets are effective in the management of type-2 diabetes, and the role of vitamins, unsaturated fatty acids, and bioactive compounds in chronic disease management have been the subject of key research. Nutritional interventions are critical and central in the management of these chronic conditions. Many chronic diseases are the result of poor nutrition. Often, these diseases can be prevented or delayed with healthier eating habits.
Track 10: Malnutrition
Malnutrition can lead to serious health issues, including stunted development, eye problems, diabetes and coronary diseases. Malnutrition influences billions of individuals around the world. Some populations have a high risk of building up specific sorts of Malnutrition relying upon their condition, way of life and resources. Scientific evidence has demonstrated that past the age of 2-3 years, the impacts of chronic Malnutrition are irreversible. Maternal Malnutrition builds the danger of poor pregnancy results including obstructed labor, premature babies and postpartum haemorrhage. Severe anaemia during pregnancy is connected to expanded mortality at labor.
Track 11: Food Science and technology
Food Science is the branch of science that works to form and maintain their characteristic which involves physical, biological and chemical composition to make different foods. Food science is crucial to secure the world’s population enough to eat for absolutely productive working lives nowadays and in the future. Food science deals with nutrition, food safety and security depend on the raw materials and manufactured food.
Food Technology involves selection, Manufacturing, Processing, Preservation, Packaging, distributing and use of safe food products.
Track 12: Food Biochemistry & Microbiology
Food Chemistry is one of the chemical process which involves interaction of all biological and nonbiological components of food. The chemical reaction in food prevents from Food Spoilage, Contamination and Microbial growth. The research on food microbiology involves designing of new food products preventing from food-borne diseases and how microbes harm food.
Track 13: Food Nutrition & Dietary Supplement
Dietary supplement involves the adding of nutrition in diet plan and lower the risk of health problems. It consists of dietary supplements include Vitamin, Calcium, Minerals, Herbals and Botanicals which come in a variety of forms such as Tablets, Capsules, Powders, Drinks as well as Energy Bars.
Track 14: Food Fraud and Quality
Food Fraud is defined as the misleading statement of products which involves “Tampering, internal substitution and Misbranding”. It involves deception of food products by adding harmful ingredients and packaging occurs when food is sold in a way of intentional act perpetrated for economic gain.
Food Fraud may not only include "Adulteration" or “Misbranding” of food, drug and cosmetic act, but it also involves tax avoidance and smuggling.
Food Packaging requires protection, and special physical, chemical, or biological needs. It likewise shows the item that is named to show any nutrition data on the nourishment food being expended
Track 15:Food & Dairy Technology
Milk is an ancient for humankind and role of milk is the traditional diet. Dairy technology is the process of invention of new dairy products with food technology and processing industry. It involves the application of fermented products in food technology such as Butter, Curd, cheese.
Track 16: Food Safety & Defense
Food Safety contains health and hygiene obligation for Food handlers, Food preparation and Storage, aims to reduce the food-borne diseases. To achieve the Food Safety, the engineers should follow the safe food practice to prevent from contamination and food poisoning. FDA is responsible for protection the public health by ensuring the safety and security of human drugs and food.
Track 17: Medical Foods & Nutraceuticals
Food for Medical Function is used to manage the diet of patients with certain diseases, disorders or medical condition. It includes dietary products with source of nutrition for food activities, drug and medicine.
Nutraceuticals are the Medical Foods which provide health benefits of basic nutrition that prevents and cure diseases. The products are natural supplement and organic which does not exist as a regular category.
Track 18: Food & Beverages
Food and Beverages play a key role in disease prevention and treatment. Beverage is the most active functional food category because it should meet consumer demands in business for excellent delivering of Nutrients and bio active compounds which will create opportunity for business.
Track 19: Food-Borne Illness & Allergies
Food Borne Illness is an infection which is caused due to eating of food with contaminated microorganism or toxins. It can be occurring due to improper maintain or contaminated utensils, improper temperature of potentially hazardous food, food from unsafe sources. Food allergy is a condition comes under Food Borne Illness which carries allergen from food and react with immune system. Allergy causing food which react with the body, trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives, etc.
Track 20: Food Metabolism & Clinical Nutrition
Energy from the food is derived by the process of Catabolism of food and its components to its lowest or simplest absorbable form. The three primary reasons for digestion are the transformation of nourishment/fuel to vitality to run cell forms, the change of sustenance/fuel to building hinders for proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and a few sugars, and the disposal of nitrogenous squanders. These chemical catalysed responses enable living beings to develop and repeat, keep up their structures, and react to their surroundings. It additionally alludes to the whole of every single concoction response that happen in living creatures, including assimilation and the vehicle of substances into and between various cells. The metabolic rate and the vitality utilization contrast from people contingent upon their weight record. The nourishing supplements give extra help and along these lines manage the body's metabolic rate and the keep up a solid advance. A super sustenance has every single essential vitamin mineral protein and the vitality giving segments accordingly makes it satisfying the eating regimen.
Track 21: Physical Activity, Fitness & Personal Training for Health