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 MISSION

 
​​​​​The North American branch of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI North America) is a public, non-profit scientific foundation that advances the understanding and application of science related to the nutritional quality and safety of the food supply.

2014 Annual Report
​​ About Us
The organization carries out its mission by sponsoring research programs, professional and educational programs and workshops, seminars, and publications, as well as providing a neutral forum for government, academic, and industry scientists to discuss and resolve scientific issues of common concern for the well-being of the general public. ILSI North America's programs are supported primarily by its industry membership.
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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
2016 ILSI North America Future Leader Award Call for Nominations

The North American Branch of the International Life Sciences Institute is soliciting nominations of individuals to be considered to receive its 2016 Future Leader Award. For complete details about this award and requirements for consideration, please click here.

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Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool

The ILSI North America Food and Chemical Safety Committee sponsored the development of the Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool. Access the tool at ILSINAtool.org

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 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 
Considerations on an Approach for Establishing a Framework for Bioactive Food Components
Journal Article
Bioactive food components have shown potential health benefits for more than a decade. Currently there are no recommended levels of intake [i.e., Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)] as there are for nutrients and fiber. Read More

Energy Balance at a Crossroads: Translating the Science into Action
Journal Article
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Utility of a New Food Value Analysis Application to Evaluate Trade-offs When Making Food Selections
Journal Article
This manuscript describes the utility of the Food Value Analysis online application. Read More

Impact of stearic acid and oleic acid on hemostatic factors
Journal Article
The aim of this study is to compare the effects of stearic acid with those of oleic acid on markers of hemostasis. Read More

Low-calorie sweeteners and body weight and composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies
Journal Article
A systematic literature search identified 15 RCTs and 9 prospective cohort studies that examined LCSs from foods or beverages or LCSs consumed as tabletop sweeteners Read More

Fructose, high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or indexes of liver health: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Journal Article
This paper examined the effect of different amounts and forms of dietary fructose on the incidence or prevalence of NAFLD and indexes of liver health in humans. Read More

Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweeteners among U.S. Adults Is Associated with Higher Healthy Eating Index (HEI 2005) Scores and More Physical Activity
Journal Article
In this study, LCS use was associated with higher HEI 2005 scores, lower consumption of empty calories, less smoking and more physical activity. Read More

Fortification and Health: Opportunities and Challenges
Journal Article
This article is a summary of a symposium presented at the ASN Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2014 on current issues involving fortification focusing primarily on the United States and Canada and recommendations for the development of responsible fortification practices to ensure their safety and effectiveness Read More

Partitioning of Dietary Metal Intake—A Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool
Journal Article
Detection of heavy metals at trace or higher levels in foods and food ingredients is not unexpected given the widespread unavoidable presence of several metals in nature, coupled with advancement in analytical methods and lowering limits of detection. To assist risk managers with a rapid risk assessment when facing these situations, a metal dietary exposure screening tool (MDEST) was developed. Read More

Assessing dietary exposure to caffeine from beverages in the U.S. population using brand-specific versus cateogry-specific caffeine values
Journal Article
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 FEATURED VIDEO: Defining Healthy Aging

 

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 UPCOMING EVENTS

 
ILSI North America Mid-Year Meeting
Washington, D.C. 6/30/2015 - 6/30/2015
 
International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2015
Portland, Oregon 7/25/2015 - 7/28/2015
The ILSI North America Committees on Food & Chemical Safety and Food Microbiology are hosting sessions at this year's IAFP Annual Meeting.
 
Health Risk Assessment of Oral Exposure to Arsenic - EMGS 2015
New Orleans, LA 9/26/2015 - 9/30/2015
The ILSI North America Food & Chemical Safety Committee is sponsoring this session at the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) Annual Meeting.

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Presentations from the 2015 ILSI North America Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ are now available           

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