144/121 - Reduction of Salt Consumption in Diets for Combating NCDs for Better Health and Wellness

Organized by: IUNS Special Task Force
Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research
Tuesday 17 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 3

Policy and Technical Issues of Sodium Reduction (NCDs, Policy Issues, Traditional Foods, Field Studies, Challenges and opportunities, Best Practices, Examples from different regions)

Chairs

Dr. Vishwesihwaraiah Prakash

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR-INDIA. Vice President of IUNS. India.


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Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

President of the Ghana Nutrition Association. Ghana.


Policy and Technical Issues of Sodium Reduction- Challenges and Global Perspective

Speaker

Dr. Vishwesihwaraiah Prakash

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR-INDIA. Vice President of IUNS. India.


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Challenges in Reducing Sodium Intakes and Non-Communicable Diseases from Ghana – A Perspective

Speaker

Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

President of the Ghana Nutrition Association. Ghana.


Overall Perspective of Diet Composition and Sodium Intakes - A Look at China’s data

Speaker

Prof. Yuexin Yang

President of the Chinese Society of Nutrition. National Institute of Nutrition for Health. Beijing. China.


Addressing Consumer Challenges in Reducing Sodium Intakes

Speaker

Dr. Karin van het Hof

Director of Nutrition, Health and Savoury Research & Development at UNILEVER. Vlarrdingen. The Netherlands.


Scientific Basis for the Nutrition Guidelines to Reduce Sodium Intakes

Speaker

Dr. Ruben Grajeda

Nutrition Advisor. Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation. Washington. USA.