Title/DescriptionOrganizerDate, Time & Location 
ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Science and Policy: Adopting a Fruitful Vegetable Encounter for Our Children
When the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) was founded in 1930, the idea that children had nutrient requirements different from...
Organized and sponsored by the Alliance for Potato Research and EducationFriday, March 27, 2015

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom ABCD

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Whole-Milk Dairy Foods in Nutrition and Health: An Evaluation of the Current State of the Science
Recommendations for dairy product consumption are limited to low-fat and fat-free versions because of the calorie and saturated fat content...
Organized and sponsored by the National Dairy CouncilFriday, March 27, 2015

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom ABCD

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Neural – Physiologic Mechanisms Regulating Sodium Appetite
Public policy on sodium and health has focused on limiting the populations’ sodium intake for putative health concerns. This symposium will...
Organized and sponsored by the Grocery Manufacturers AssociationFriday, March 27, 2015

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom EFG

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Sweeteners and Health: Current Understandings, Recent Research Findings and Directions for Future Research
The metabolism and health effects of both sugars and non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) remain controversial.  Fructose containing sugars are particularly controversial. ...
Organized and sponsored by the Rippe Lifestyle InstituteSaturday, March 28, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Room 153 AB

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Body Water Regulation: Vasopressin as New Predictor of Disease Risk?
Water is known to be essential for a wide variety of physiological functions. Recent evidence suggests that water intake above...
Organized and sponsored by Danone Nutricia ResearchSaturday, March 28, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Room 156 BC

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: 3rd Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt: Yogurt Consumption and Weight Management
In 2012, the Danone Institute International in collaboration with the American Society for Nutrition convened an international working group to...
Danone Institute International and the American Society for NutritionSaturday, March 28, 2015

12:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Room 156 BC

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Oats: More Than Just a Whole Grain
Oats represent an opportunity to improve global nutrition and health due to their unique nutrient composition and functional components. Oat...
Organized and sponsored by PepsiCo, Inc.Sunday, March 29, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom E

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Running on Empty – Is There a Metabolic or Cognitive Benefit to the Morning Meal?
Breakfast is often considered an important meal due to much of the epidemiological research on positive health outcomes associated with...
Organized and sponsored by the Kellogg CompanySunday, March 29, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom ABCD

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: A Healthy Approach to Dietary Fat Consumption: Understanding the Science and Taking Action to Clear Up Consumer Confusion
A significant body of research supports the unique health benefits of moderate fat diets that include foods with “good” unsaturated...
Organized and sponsored by the Hass Avocado BoardMonday, March 30, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom D

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Breakfast Bioactives
Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day. Commonly consumed breakfast items, such as oatmeal...
Organized and sponsored by PepsiCo, Inc.Monday, March 30, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Pacific Grand Ballroom E

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Pairing Nuts and Dried Fruit for Cardiometabolic Health
Certain dietary patterns and foods have an impact on management and risk reduction of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Nuts and...
Organized and sponsored by the Sun-Maid Growers of California & American Pistachio GrowersTuesday, March 31, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Room 52 A

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Smart Snacking: When Science Meets Nutrition
Recent data indicated that people are snacking more throughout the day and meals are partially displaced by snacks.  Consumer insights...
Organized and sponsored by PepsiCo, Inc.Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel – Atlantic Ballroom 123

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: National Food and Nutrition Policy: Balancing the Role of Research, Nutrition Science and Public Health
Presentations in this session will encompass the following:  The science-related aspects of policymaking, including the variances in nutrition science research, interpretation...
Organized and sponsored by the Corn Refiners AssociationWednesday, April 01, 2015

6:30 – 8:30 am
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Room 151 AB

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ASN Sponsored Satellite Program: Phenotypic Flexibility
Diet, foods and food components are prime environmental factors affecting the genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome. This life-long interaction largely...
Organized and sponsored by Nutritech, a European Commission-funded Project.Wednesday, April 01, 2015

9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 151AB

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