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North American Branch of the International Life Sciences Institute

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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

 
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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Videos available from IAFP 2014
Videos of sessions and posters, sponsored by the Food Microbiology Committee and Food & Chemical Safety Committees are available here!​
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An Evidence-Based Overview of PHOs and Coronary Heart Disease Risk
Access the presentation slides from this session held at the 2014 American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting and Expo here.
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Risk Workshop and FNSP 2014 Mid-Year Meeting
Videos of speakers from the “The Role and Use of Nutritional Studies in Evaluating the Safety of a Food or Ingredient” as well as the ILSI NA Food, Nutrition, & Safety Program mid-year meeting are now posted on ILSI's YouTube Channel.
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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

Partitioning of Dietary Metal Intake—A Metal Dietary
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

Predicting adult weight change in the real world: a systematic review and meta-analysis accounting for compensatory changes in energy intake or expenditur
Journal Article
Dhurandhar_IJOb14_WeightChangeAdults.pdf Read More

Energy Balance at a Crossroads: Translating the Science into Action
Journal Article
Manore_JAND14_EnBal.pdf Read More

Survival of Salmonella Tennessee, Salmonella Typhimurium DT104, and Enterococcus faecium in Peanut Paste Formulations at Two Different Levels of Water Activity and Fat
Journal Article
Long-term survival of heat-stressed Salmonella Tennessee, Salmonella Typhimurium DT104, and Enterococcus faecium was evaluated in four model peanut paste formulations with a combination of two water activity (aw) levels and two fat levels over 12 months at 20 ± 1°C. Read More

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

Price, Nutrition, Time, and Other Trade-Offs: A Web-Based Food Value Analysis Application to Compare Foods at Different Levels of Preparation and Processing
Journal Article
This manuscript details the development 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

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 Risk: Its Evolution, Adaptation, and Application

 

To view more ILSI North America videos, visit our YouTube Channel!

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 UPCOMING EVENTS

 
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Register for the 2015 ILSI North America Annual Meeting - Phoenix, AZ           16-21 January 2015

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