Global Diet and Nutrition Meeting

Singapore   March 19-20, 2018

Nutrition Meeting 2018

Singapore March 19-20, 2018

Theme: Balanced Diet: The Key to a Healthy Life

Meetings International welcomes every one to participate in the "Global Diet and Nutrition Meeting" in Singapore on March 19-20, 2018. This meeting will have oral talks, keynote and poster presentations and Exhibitions. The point of Nutrition Meeting 2018 is to unite Scientists, Researchers, teachers, Business delegates, students and research associates to tell about their experience and knowledge and also about the research they are working on, in the field of Nutrition Science, Food Science and Health Science.
Global Diet and Nutrition Meeting 2018 will conduct presentations by the Global Leaders in the field of Nutrition and health sciences and will unite the nutritionists, dieticians, scientists, doctors and students. The aim of  Nutrition Meetings 2018 is to give a platform for Nutritionists to put forth their research studies and experiences before a global gathering of individuals who have a keen interest in the field of Nutrition. President's, CEO's, delegates and officials from various fields of Nutrition and health sciences are invited to take part in the mind opening sessions, gathering and presentations.


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Human Nutrition

Human nutrition can be characterized as the course of action of key supplements vital to reinforce human life and health. Poor nutrition is an interminable issue every now and again associated with poverty, poor nutrition comprehension and hereditary factors, and lacking sanitation and security of food. Lack of healthy food and its outcomes are reasons for death and disability in the world. Propelling good nutrition empowers children to grow, progresses human development and eradicates poverty. 


Pediatric Nutrition

Nutrition is critical for everybody, it is particularly imperative for youngsters since it is specifically connected to all parts of their development and advancement; variables which will directly affect their health as adults. Regardless of a baby or a high school student, nourishment is critical to his or her physical and mental improvement.  About 1 in 3 youngsters in America are overweight or corpulent. Throughout the world, parents are becoming more aware of the dietary advantages of pediatric nutrition and supplement. Therefore, all around the world pediatric nutrition market is developing at a critical pace with organizations scrambling to get a huge offer of the market. The Asian market is contributing essentially to the development of pediatric nutrition market as more than 33% of the worldwide market is accounted by this district.


Maternal Nutrition

The expression "maternal nutrition" centers consideration around mothers, on their dietary status as it identifies with the bearing and nurturing of children. In the meantime, women likewise play crucial, regularly unacknowledged, parts in their families, groups, and social orders. In any case, the poor nutritional status of numerous women on the planet today bargains their ability to meet the enthusiastic requests of their different parts as moms and beneficial laborers. Absence of adequate nutrition or the insufficiency of a particular supplement, for example, iron, is obviously ensnared in contemporary maternal lack of healthy food. Frequently, in any case, a substantial work-stack, made yet more troublesome by constrained access to essential assets (e.g., water and fuel), drives a women with barely sufficient nutrition intake into a condition of maternal malnutrition. Along these lines, it is important to take a stand for maternal nutrition in the expansive setting of the women’s life conditions.


Sports Nutrition

Eating routine of a sports individual is vital in light of the fact that their energy necessity is different than a normal person. It increases when they are playing sports. So body store of nutrition should be such that it gives enough energy for the athlete to perform his or her ideal action. A proper nutritional diet for a games individual comprises of at least 2000 calories for each day. The glycaemic record (GI) positions food and liquids by how 'starch rich' they are and how rapidly they influence the body's glucose levels. The GI has now become an important aspect of sports person’s nutritional diet. The perfect game eating regimen expands the athlete’s energy on the games field, as well as amid practice sessions. Hence sports nutrition is not just eating for energy for a particular event, but making dietary changes to meet an athlete’s long term requirements.


Gastro-intestinal disorders and Diet

The gut assumes a critical part in the association between diet and immunity. Most of the times disorders of the gut are of unknown origin and do not answer to treatments. Be that as it may, the cause by and large might be enhanced or even resolved by alteration of eating regimen that is the diet. An appropriate eating routine and typically working Gastro-intestinal tract are fundamental for the conveyance of nutrients, aversion of nutrient in-sufficiency and malnutrition, repair of harmed intestinal epithelium, rebuilding of normal luminal bacterial population, advancement of normal GI motility, and support of normal immune functions. The measure of food, its form, the recurrence of eating, and the pattern of diet routine each affect GI work and might be utilized to help amend indications of GI illness. The suitable diet may profoundly affect intestinal recuperation and effective management of constant or serious GI ailment.


Cancer and Diet

The connection between cancer and diet is similarly as puzzling as the ailment itself. Much research has indicated certain foods and nutrients that may help avoid or on the other hand, add to specific sorts of malignancy. While there are many variables you can't change that promote the risk of cancer, for example, hereditary qualities and environment, there are others you can control. Truth be told, estimates recommend that under 30% of a man's lifetime danger of getting disease is because of uncontrolled elements. The rest you have the ability to change, including your diet. Science has discovered that specific dietary propensities have a tendency to have a more prominent impact.


Eating disorders

Eating disorders may incorporate lacking or excess food consumption which can harm a person's health. It's nothing unexpected that eating disorders are on the ascent all through the world. With the ascent of worldwide Westernization, innovation propels, and social moves, an ascent of the possibility of a perfect body shape and size has influenced most all parts of the world. As indicated by the National Eating Disorder Association, up to 70 million individuals (both male and female) experience the ill effects of eating disorders. In Singapore, dietary problems have been progressively regular since the 1990s. China is one of the countries with the highest rates of eating disorders in the world.


Functional food

The term ‘functional’ is sometimes used to describe foods and drinks that are enriched with particular nutrients or substances that have the potential to positively influence health over and above their basic nutritional value. Functional foods are usually similar to foods that are consumed as part of our usual diet e.g. yogurt, drinks, bread. The functional food industry, comprising of food, beverages and supplement divisions, is one of the few zones of the food business that is encountering quick development lately. This sort of development is powered not just by industrial advancement and improvement of new items that fulfill the request of health conscious customers, but also by people suffering from various health issues. Customer enthusiasm for the connection between health and diet has expanded the interest for data about functional foods. Variables powering U.S. enthusiasm for these foods include the fast advances in science and innovation, expanding medicinal services costs, changes in food laws influencing product and label guarantees, a maturing population and rising enthusiasm for achieving health through eating routine, among others.


Diet, nutrition and obesity

Obesity is a condition where a human has amassed so much fat in his/her body that it may negatively affect their health. The major reason for obesity is unevenness between calories devoured and calories exhausted. All over the world there has been an expanded admission of energy dense food that is high in fat. Today, 2.1 billion individuals – almost 30% of the total population – are either fat or overweight. The ascent in worldwide obesity rates in the last 30 years has been considerable and widespread, introducing a public health plague in both the developed and the developing countries.

As indicated by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, a healthy diet for obese people:

•           Emphasizes organic products, vegetables, entire grains, and sans fat or low-fat drain and drain items

•           Includes lean meats, poultry, angle, beans, eggs, and nuts

•           Is low in soaked fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and included sugars

•           Is sufficient for your calorie needs


Diabetes friendly diet

In 2014, 8.5% of grown-ups of 18 years and more had diabetes. In 2012 diabetes was the immediate reason for 1.5 million deaths and high blood glucose was the reason for another 2.2 million deaths. Therefore it is necessary to follow a Balanced diet. A diabetes diet has less carbs and it is a good diet regimen that is actually rich in nutrients and low in fat and calories. Key components are vegetables, whole grains and fruits. The diet encourages one to control their glucose level in the blood, manage one's weight and control risk components for coronary illnesses like hypertension and high blood fats. High glucose levels in the blood can prompt issues like Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis.



Nutrigenomics is a branch of nutritional genomics which deals with the examination of the effects of food and its constituents on gene expression that is how a particular human being is genetically programmed to react to certain nutrients in the diet. Nutrigenomics focuses on recognizing and understanding molecular level association of nutrients and other dietary bio-actives with the genome. Nutrigenomics has also been delineated by the effect of variation of genes on nutrition, with quality expression or SNPs with a nutrient's assimilation, processing, excretion or normal effects. In this way, nutrigenomics focuses on developing ways to enhance nutrition based on the person’s genotype.


Food allergies and intolerance

Food intolerance is the general term used to depict a scope of antagonistic reactions to food, including allergic responses (e.g. nut hypersensitivity or coeliac illness), antagonistic responses coming about because of enzyme lacks (e.g. lactose intolerance), pharmacological responses (e.g. caffeine affectability) and other non-characterized reactions. An allergic reaction to a food can be depicted as an improper response by the body's immune system to the ingestion of a food that in the larger part of people causes no adverse impacts. Food allergy is more typical in kids, particularly those less than three years old, than in grown-ups. It is assessed to influence 1 in 25 of the population. Despite the fact that 20-30% of individuals see themselves to have an intolerance or an allergy to at least one food item, the genuine commonness is believed to be substantially less than this, in spite of the fact that the exact number is indeterminate. A few reports propose that reproducible food intolerance influences 5-8% of kids and under 2% of grown-ups.


Animal Nutrition

Food obtained from animals are a critical source of supplements in the eating regimen; for instance, milk and meat together give around 60 and 55% of the dietary admission of Calcium and protein separately in the UK. Nonetheless, certain parts of some animal derived food substances, especially their fat and saturated fatty acids (SFA), have prompted worries that these food substances significantly add to the danger of numerous chronic diseases. In many parts of the world dairy items are the best dietary source of SFA. The unsaturated fatty acid composition of different animal derived food is not consistent and thus keeping up animal nutrition is essential.


Nutritional security

Nutrition security implies access by all individuals at all circumstances to the sufficient usage and ingestion of nutrients in food, keeping in mind the end goal to have the capacity to carry on with a healthy life. Variety of macronutrients and micronutrients are required for the human body to ensure good health and protection from various diseases.

Nutrition security has 3 main determinants:

– Access to sufficient food

– Care and feeding habits

– Sanitation and wellbeing


Clinical nutrition

Clinical nutrition is of focal significance for our capacity to deal with ailments, contaminations, surgery and injury specifically. The goal of clinical nurition is to improve patient health by

·         preventing malnutrition

·         keeping up body tissue and working plasma protein stores

·         No patient ought to have inadequate admission of energy and substrates when in hospital.


Clinical nutrition is nutrition for patients in medicinal services. Clinical in this sense alludes to the administration of patients, including outpatients at facilities, as well as inpatients in doctor's facilities. It consolidates basically the fields of nourishment and dietetics. It intends to keep a good energy in patients, and also giving adequate sums of different supplements, for example, protein, vitamins, minerals. The preferred routed of administration is oral and if not possible the alternatives include intravenous and enteral administration.


Artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are man-made substitutes for sugar in food and beverages. Numerous medical advantages are related with fake sweeteners. This is the principle purpose behind their overall prominence. Artificial sweeteners are helpful for people suffering from Diabetes mellitus and for people conscious of their carbs intake. Artificial sweeteners may have side effects on the body. In 1970, a research conducted showed the association of the artificial sweetener saccharin with bladder cancer in laboratory rats. Another research showed that cells became less well defined and flatter at higher artificial sweetener concentration. Bloating is another possible side effect of artificial sweeteners as the body is unable to completely absorb them. In 2014, an Israeli research showed experimental evidence that Artificial sweeteners may increase, rather than put a close to, metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes At the end of the day, utilization of artificial sweeteners can make you evade sound, filling, and exceptionally nutritious food while expending all the more falsely flavored food with less nutritional value.


Genetically modified food

Genetically altered foods or GM foods are foods created from life forms that have had changes brought into their DNA utilizing the strategies for Genetic engineering. Hereditary building systems consider the presentation of new characteristics and in addition more prominent control over attributes than past techniques, for example, specific reproducing and change rearing. There is a logical agreement that as of now accessible nourishment gotten from GM crops represents no more serious hazard to human wellbeing than ordinary food, however that every GM nourishment should be tested in labs before releasing it into the  market. Nonetheless, individuals from the general population are considerably less likely than researchers to see GM food as safe.


Food borne illnesses

Foodborne illness is any ailment coming about because of the spoilage of food, pathogenic microscopic organisms, Infections, or parasites that contaminate the food. Indications regularly incorporate regurgitating, fever, and throbs and diarrhea. More than 250 distinctive foodborne diseases have been found. It can also be caused by toxins or chemicals that have contaminated the food. Most foodborne ailments are intense, which means they happen all of a sudden and last a brief span, and the vast majority recuperate all alone without treatment. Once in a while, foodborne sicknesses may prompt more genuine inconveniences. Every year, an expected 48 million individuals in the United States encounter a foodborne ailment. Foodborne illnesses cause around 3,000 deaths in the United States every year.



The worldwide nutrition market has been assigned based on the product use and geography. The key products of the nutrition market are for elderly nutrition, parenteral nutrition, pediatric nutrition and sports nutrition. By topography, the market has been partitioned into Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, and rest of the World. In earlier times nutrition products were restricted to tending to issues related to malnutrition; but now, due to development in the healthcare industry, a good market has developed for the nutrition industry throughout the world. These items are being utilized generally to treat illnesses like diabetes, obesity, cancer etc.

The rise of web based marketing has contributed altogether towards the advancement of the worldwide nutrition market. The worldwide market for nutrition is anticipated develop at a moderate pace in the following couple of years, on account of open mindedness  among buyers with respect to the benefits of nutritional supplements. The developing perception among people for living a healthy lifestyle and the rising rates of illnesses are the essential factors which have helped in growth of the nutrition market. Also the altered lifestyle of the people for example, late working hours, periodic drinking and smoking, and habitual eating of fast food is anticipated to increase the demand for nutrition products in the following years.


Among the key geological sections, North America may lead the worldwide therapeutic nutrition market. The popularity for nutritional supplements in N.America can be ascribed to many number of people suffering from chronic diseases. Europe and Asia Pacific will also witness significant development in the coming years, attributable to the changing propensity of the people to spend an expanded sum on keeping up a healthy lifestyle. A large number of people in United States suffer from Obesity, also the number of people suffering with diabetes, coronary illness has also increased, due to which the demand for Nutritionists and Dietitians has increased. The Nutrition sector has an optimistic future increased importance on disease prevention through improved eating regimen. In the last 10 years the global nutrition market has seen an exceptional spike. This has energized various new players to venture into the nutrition market with products that guarantee to be a solution of youth, health, and life. As per the appraisals of the Nutrition Business Journal report, the worldwide nutritional supplements market remained at US$96 billion in 2012. After a year, it was roughly US$104 billion.

In the future the nutrition market will show a CAGR between 6%-7%. This rate of development will be applicable to developed market like the United States nut the developing markets like Asia-Pacific will show an uplift in growth rates. Product classifications in the nutrition and supplements market is inclined to unpredictability because of steadily changing health craze. Functional food constituted more than 30% of the worldwide nutrition and supplements markets in 2012. Organic food was yet another dominating class in the global nutritional supplements market. The category of proactive nutrition and supplement items is expected to demonstrate promising development. Weight management items will bring about the next uplift in Global nutrition market profits.

In the meantime, people in developed countries, like The United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom are aging and the nutrition market is effectively introducing products for this age group as many of the aged people are likely to suffer from chronic illnesses. The clinical nutrition market, which includes nutrigenomics and restorative food, should battle with various regulatory affairs to introduce their products into the market. As of where things stand today, regulatory affairs stay unique in various regions of the world. This has brought forth another sort of culture inside the nutrition market. Business practices, products, and ingredients are customized according to the regulatory affairs in that region. For example, if a specific product is prohibited in the United States, providers will search for approaches to offer it in developing countries, for example, India or Brazil, where controls are generally less stringent. Hence it is necessary to study the nutritional market according to the regulatory affairs of that region. While the general development rate of the worldwide nutrition and supplements market won't be astoundingly promising, solid development within the classes and sub-classifications will be noticed.

Nutrition market in Singapore:

With high discretionary cash-flow and small family size, parents in Singapore will spend additional on quality child nutrition products. The Singapore pediatric nutrition market expanded with a CAGR of 2.13% amid 2007 - 2011 to achieve USD 59.6 million in 2011 and it is additionally anticipated that it will develop with a CAGR of 2.13% amid 2012 - 2017 to be worth USD 68.4 million in 2017. Sports nutrition is relied upon to record an estimate  CAGR of 2%, driven by people become more image conscious and wanting do develop a healthy body.

Vitamins and dietary supplements will record and estimate CAGR of 3% at consistent 2016 costs over the estimate time frame. Deals will be driven by rising health mindfulness, aging people and the hectic lifestyle.


  • Human Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Maternal Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders and Diet
  • Cancer and Diet
  • Eating disorders
  • Functional food
  • Diet, nutrition and obesity
  • Diabetes friendly diet
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Nutritional security
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Genetically modified food
  • Food borne illnesses