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Press Release Malta Polyphenols 2007

Date

01/10/2007

Press Release- October 2007

MALTA POLYPHENOLS 2007

 

 

 

 

4th International Conference & Exhibition on Polyphenols Applications:

 From Source to Optimal Industrial Uses: State-of-the-art and future trends

& 

Symposium on Functional Drinks and Smart Water: Solutions for a New Revolution

 

November 14th – 16th La Valette, Malta

 

The fourth edition of Malta Polyphenols 2007 organised by the University of Malta, will again take place in La Valette in Malta on November 14th – 16th. Malta Polyphenols 2007 will gather more than 100 international specialists (researchers, pharmaceutical laboratories, food industries…) to discuss the practical aspects of polyphenols uses in food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries with special emphasis on following:

- Latest advances in polyphenols benefits in human health,

- Latest advances in the role of polyphenols in chronic diseases prevention and therapy with focus on promising role on diabetes, obesity and aging management,
- New solutions to optimize polyphenols processing and to better evaluate and improve their bioeffeciency in finished products.
- New sources, ingredients and technological solutions in polyphenols industrial application (food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries)



Today polyphenols benefits in human health have gained a worldwide interest and the knowlegde of the relationship between their consumption and health improvement is constantly growing. The next step is how to bring these compounds to targeted populations and what are the best means to optimize their effects for consumers.



Hot topics of Malta Polyphenols 2007 are:

 

-          Pr Algegria Carrasco Pancorbo, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Spain will give a complete overview of the last  advances in polyphenols processing

-          Dr Nina Hermans, Laboratory of Nutrition and Functional Food Science, University of Antwerp, Belgium will focus on the evaluation of the antioxidant activities of polyphénols

-          Dr Carrie Ruxton, Nutrition Communications, UK  will explain the place ad the power of polyphénols

-          Dr Roberta Masella, National Centre for Food Quality and Risk Assessment, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy will give us an Overview of latest advances in polyphenols properties and their effects on human health

-          Dr Pierre Brat, CIRAD Montpellier, France will discuss the question: Fruits and vegetables polyphenols dietary sources: Who are the best?

-          Dr Andreas Schieber, institute of food technology, germany  will focus on the processing wastes from fruits and vegetables

 

 

 

A satellite Symposium will be held:

 

The symposium on Functional Drinks and Smart Water: Solutions for a New Revolution

 

Information about speakers:

Dr Carrie Ruxton, Nutrition Communications, UK

Dr Roberta Masella, National Centre for Food Quality and Risk Assessment, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy

Dr Pierre Brat, CIRAD Montpellier, France

Pr Algegria Carrasco Pancorbo, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Spain

Dr Nina Hermans, Laboratory of Nutrition and Functional Food Science, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Dr Andreas Schieber, institute of food technology, germany

Dr Carmen Gomez-Guillen, Instituto del Frio, Department of sciences and technology of meat and fish products, DMF, Madrid, Spain

Pr Vercauteren, Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Montpellier

Dr H Schroder, Lipid & cardiovascular epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain

 

 

Among the International Companies which will be present at this meeting :

 

This event is organized by:

The University of Malta

The International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition & Health (ISANH)

The European Nutraceutical Institute (ENI)

The International Society on Preventive Medicine

The French Society for Antioxidants (SFA)

The Japanese Society for Antioxidants (JSA)

 

Program and information: www.isanh.com/polyphenols/2007/

 

Press Contact:

Takayama: Dr Rouby Joubet

Email: polyphenols2007@wanadoo.fr

 

University of Malta:

Dr Neville Vassalo

Email: neville.vassallo@um.edu.mt