April 2012

Food processing

 

7th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics / Nutrigenomics

The International Society of Nutrigenetics / Nutrigenomics (ISNN) confirms it will hold its 7th Congress in Québec City, the first edition held in Canada. The Québec City Convention Centre will welcome 400 experts in the fields of nutrition and genetics from October 6 to 8, 2013. 

 

Knowing the nutritional content of foods doesn’t equate to healthy eating

A study by Université Laval's Maurice Doyon and French and American researchers shows that U.S. consumers know surprisingly more about the fat content of the foods they buy than their French counterparts. Paradoxically, the obesity rate is nearly three times higher in the United States (35%) than it is in France (12%).