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The American College of Nutrition, an official endorser of James W. Freston Single Topic Conference

The American College of Nutrition is an official endorser of the James W. Freston Single Topic Conference: Food: At the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease , being held August 9-10, 2019 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL.

Join a multidisciplinary audience of clinicians and allied health professionals interested in the management and treatment of GI sensitivities and disorders through nutrition.

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H.L. "Sam" Queen dies at 81

The American College of Nutrition recently lost an esteemed member, researcher, and health educator. H.L. "Sam" Queen, MA, MT (ASCP), CCN, CNS, DSc (Hon.) died April 23, 2019. He was 81.

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Regenerate Health in our Toxic Environment
November 13-15, 2019, San Diego, CA

We live in a toxic environment. Our exposures profoundly impact our biology, our genetic expression, and ultimately our health. We in turn impact our environment in profound ways, and in particular through our nutritional choices.

Proceedings from the 2017 ACN Annual Conference

Cancer is a major public health problem and is the second leading cause of death in the United States and worldwide; nearly one in six deaths are attributable to cancer. Cancer has long been perceived as an almost exclusively heritable disease, but science continues to reveal a new understanding of cancer as a complex, chronic disease that occurs along a spectrum of immune and metabolic function with many factors impacting risk, onset and severity.

Exhibit opportunities at Personalized Nutrition 2018

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Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Exhibit at this premier continuing medical education conference and reach a multi-disciplinary audience of nutrition science thought leaders and nutrition professionals from around the world.

Registration now open for Personalized Nutrition 2018

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Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

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Student scholarships now available for Personalized Nutrition 2018

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Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Through the generosity of donors, the American College of Nutrition is able to offer several scholarships to students who are planning to attend Personalized Nutrition 2018: Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice . The following scholarships are open to all current ACN student members:

Submit original research to be featured at Personalized Nutrition 2018

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Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Compounds produced by gut bacteria alter immune function and energy metabolism in autism

Two recently published Canada-US research studies reinforce the notion that the human gut is a complex ecosystem - the microbiome - that exists in a delicate balance and exerts significant influence over human development, immunity, energy, health and behavior. This team is examining exactly how this occurs.

While the team's research focuses on autism - the rates of which have increased 200-fold in last 50 years - it has far-reaching implications for all humanity: Disrupt the gut bacterial balance and it can wreak havoc on your health and behavior.

Gerald Reaven, scientist who coined ‘Syndrome X,’ dies at 89

The nutrition science community recently lost a great friend and preeminent scientist who furthered our understanding of the mechanisms of chronic disease. Gerald “Jerry” Reaven, MD, who gained international recognition for coining the term Syndrome X, now known as Metabolic Syndrome, died Feb. 12. He was 89.

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