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Activity Details

Session 1.23. Controversies about sugar consumption
Date: Wednesday 21 October
Time: 8.30 - 10.00 h.
Session type: Scientific Session
Room: Estrel Hall C
Organizer: Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS)


Prof. Ascensión Marcos Sánchez
FENS President. Department of Metabolism and Nutrition. Institute of Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition (ICTAN). The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.
Insulin resistance and diabetes


Prof. Ian MacDonald
School of Life Sciences. Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. University of Nottingham. United Kingdom.
Results of systematic reviews and meta analyses on obesity and diabetes


Dr. John L Sievenpiper
Consultant Physician. Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism. St. Michael’s Hospital. University of Toronto. Canada.
Results of recent randomized controlled trials including sugars and cardiovascular disease and various neurologic parameters


Dr. James Rippe
Rippe Lifestyle Institute. Professor of Biomedical Sciences. University of Central Florida. USA.
Sugar Addiction: The Science as it Stands


Dr. Hisham Ziauddeen
Clinical Senior Research Associate. Dept. of Psychiatry and Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science. University of Cambridge. United Kingdom.