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The 55th Annual Conference – Translational Nutrition: Turning Research into Practice – In Partnership with Scripps Health
October 15-18 2014 in San Antonio, Texas
The NHRI in conjuction with American College of Nutrition is co-hosting Symposium II, “Debate on Micronutrient Supplementation – Part One” on Chromium and Vitamin D on Thursday, October 16th from 8:40 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Speakers include a stellar panel of healthcare and nutrition experts:
- Dr. Richard A Anderson, Scientist & Consultant, Beltsville Human Nutrition Center, Beltsville, MD.
Beneficial effects of chromium supplementation.
- Dr. John B Vincent, Professor of Chemistry, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Is chromium nutritionally or pharmacologically relevant?
- Dr. Robert P Heaney, Professor of Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
The human vitamin D requirement is higher than the IOM thinks
- Dr. Sue Shapses, Professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Vitamin D is not a simple vitamin: A few reasons why.
Tackling Cystic Fibrosis
The NHRI is working to provide information on CF, not only from our usual method of using peer-reviewed research, but also reports from practitioners and individuals that have experience with this dreaded disease. Our goal is to provide an information exchange that will lead to more fruitful research in this area. We are doing this because natural health research on CF is at the beginning stages. Ailments like diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and osteoporosis have good research programs in place at many institutions. However, the research on CF is spread out over many countries and based on different theories. Click here to view this research.
We have received a substantial donation to help with Cystic Fibrosis research from the Tracie Lawlor Fund, which will help expand the research in this area. Read about the Tracie Lawlor Foundation.
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