Functional Foods in Asia – Current Status and Issues
The monograph provides a summary of the Asian perspective on functional foods based on the status in 11 countries, the regulatory systems implemented in certain Asian countries, the market, and consumer perceptions on functional foods.
Symposium and workshop on healthy lifestyle programs for weight management
Journal Article 2004
The symposium focuses on evaluating the impact and sustainability of public health strategies for the control of obesity, followed by a post-conference workshop on school-based intervention programs directed for the prevention and control of obesity in children.
Proceedings of the Workshop on Food-Consumption Surveys in Developing Countries
Journal Article 2004
The proceedings actions of the workshop provide overviews on methodologic issues specific to the developing countries surrounding food-consumption surveys and estimates of exposure to contaminants.
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) - Harmonization in Southeast Asia
This monograph documents the process of developing and establishing the harmonized RDAs for Southeast Asia. It also comprises state-of-the-art papers on 14 selected core nutrients prepared by several country representatives.
Proceedings of the Symposium and Workshop on Biotechnology-Derived Nutritious Foods: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia
Journal Article 2005
The proceedings of the symposium focus on nutrition problems in developing countries and potential strategies to address the challenges. This piece also cautions against focusing on single nutrient problems and illustrated the need to consider the potential impact of multiple nutrient inadequacies.
Role of Carbohydrates in Health & Disease - Evaluating Scientific Evidence for Dietary Guidance
This monograph gives an overview of the current status of carbohydrates science and consumption trends. The monograph also evaluates the role of carbohydrates in human health and disease such as obesity, diabetes, oral health, grain nutrition, cardiovascular health, and gut health.
A Guide to Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Foods
The monograph addresses issues such as understanding the concept of risk assessment, substantial equivalence, host and donor organisms, modification method, molecular characterization, nutritional consideration, assessment of allergenic or toxic effects, and how the scientific information is used to make decision about safety.
Nutrigenomics – Opportunities in Asia
The book begins by giving a general overview on the concepts and methods in nutrigenomics. This is followed by specific examples of the applications of these concepts and methods to specific disease states.
ILSI Southeast Asia Region Newsletter - January 2008
This newsletter talks about understanding consumer food behavior more and the communication challenges and strategies when it comes to translating the science. Other topics discussed include: the functional foods conference, diet, nutrition and immunity, obesity in Asia, consumer food behaviors, and microbiological food safety.
ILSI Southeast Asia Region Newsletter - July 2008
This newsletter includes a timeline of when each ILSI branch began and landmark contributions. Also found in the newsletter is discussion on harmonizing of food safety standards and GM sampling and detecting.