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Lebanese Dietetic Association
c/o Dr. Nahla Hwalla

Department of Nutrition and Food Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

American University of Beirut
P.O. Box: 11-0236
Riad Solh, Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon
Phone: 961-1-374374 ext: 4540/ 4541
Fax: 961-1-744460
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The Lebanese Dietetic Association is a reliable source of information in Lebanon and Middle East. Members are always ready to update you on any nutritional issue of your concern. You can count on us.

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LAND Elections: Nominations
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Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer: The Role of Nutrition. Oct-25, 2013
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Registered Dietitian's Day (Mar- 13)
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Vote for Your Candidate
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Conference on Ensuring a Healthy Start for the Pediatric Population, Friday December 7, 2012
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Beirut Cooking Festival
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Medical Nutrition Therapy: Challenges and Solutions- Save The Date
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Dietary Management of Metabolic Syndrome Conference
The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, AUB and The Department of Clinical Nutrition, AUBMC in collaboration with The Lebanese Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics cordially invite you to Dietary Management of Metabolic Syndrome Conference Date:16 and 17 May 2012 Venue: Issam Fares Hall, American University of Beirut - Lebanon More...

Scientific Conference on Basics of Balanced and Sensible Nutrition
A healthy diet coupled with physical activity is the surest way to fight the global epidemic of obesity that is afflicting children in the Arab region, said Nahla Hwalla, professor of nutrition and dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), during a scientific conference on Basics of Balanced and Sensible Nutrition, held at the Issam Fares Hall at AUB on April 21, 2011. Organized by the Nutrition and Food Sciences Department (NFSCD) at FAFS in collaboration with the Lebanese Association for Nutrition and Food Sciences (LANFS), and Oldways, the conference gathered 11 international and regional scholars, nutritionists and other health professionals. More...

FSA News - Pregnant women advised to limit caffeine consumption
PREGNANT WOMEN ADVISED TO LIMIT CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION The Agency has today issued new advice on caffeine consumption during pregnancy. This follows the results of new FSA-funded research carried out by the Universities of Leeds and Leicester. http://www.food.gov.uk/news/newsarchive/2008/nov/caffeinenov08 More...

H E A L T H . T I P S
Vitamin E in pregnancy 'could prevent allergies'
Health experts are calling for action to tackle malnutrition in the elderly after a report revealed that many are not eating enough. More...

Researchers Shed More Light on Vitamin D and Bones
Winter is characterized by less sunlight, which brings shorter days and the need to keep warm. That means that more of the body is hidden from the sun. Less sunlight may limit the body's ability to manufacture vitamin D, a nutrient vital for strong bones. More...

Nutrients May Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk
Can higher intakes of certain foods lower ovarian cancer risk? New research in the International Journal of Cancer suggests that there may be a relationship between specific nutrients in fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer. More...

Dietitians Informed About New Research On Protein
Through the beef checkoff, dietitians attending their national convention got a chance to learn groundbreaking new information about protein. The information was presented October 21 at the American Dietetic Association's 2001 Food and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition in St. Louis, Mo. More...

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