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Functional and Healthy Foods for Longevity: Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers in Age-Related Diseases

28th International Conference of FFC - 16th International Symposium of ASFFBC

August 28-29, 2020, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA

Conference Topics/Sessions 

1.    Biology of Aging

  • Cell Transplantation and Aging
  • Understanding and Extending the Lifespan
  • Caloric Restriction Significantly Extends Lifespan
  • Genetic Basis of Aging, Longevity, and Disease

2.     Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

  •  What are Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds?
  •  Regulation of Functioanal Foods
  •  What’s Next for Functional Foods?
  •  Functional Food Product Development: Form, Function, Appeal, and Affordability

3.     Functional Ingrediends/bioactive compounds and Healthy Aging

  • The Relationship Between Aging and Disease
  •  Aging Biomarkers
  •  Is Aging Preventable?
  •  Antioxidants and Healthy Aging
  •  Dietary Fibers and Healthy Aging
  •  Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Healthy Aging
  •  Prebiotics and Probiotics and Healthy Aging
  •  Plant Sterols and Healthy Aging

4.     Diet, Nutrition and Older Adults

  •  Current Diets of Older Adults
  •  Bioavailability of Functional Foods in Older Adults
  •  Drug-Nutrient Interactions in Older Adults
  •  Recommended Daily Intakes for Older Adults
  •  Macronutrients for Older Adults

5.     Changes in Organ Systems Over the Lifespan

  •  Age-Associated Changes in the Cardiovascular System
  •  The Role of Nutrition on Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Aging
  •  Skeletal and Muscular Changes in Aging
  •  Age-Associated Changes in Taste and Smell Function

6.     Chronic Diseases and Aging

  •  Prevalence of Chronic Diseases as People Age
  •  Are Chronic Diseases Associated with Aging Preventable?
  •  Cancer and Aging
  •  Cardiovascular Disease and Aging
  •  Obesity and Aging
  •  Diabetes and Aging: Overweight and Obesity in Older Persons: Impact on Health and Mortality Outcomes

7.     Mental Disorders and Aging

  •  Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Older Adults
  •  Dementia and Functional Foods
  •  Schizophrenia and Functional Foods
  •  Bipolar Disorder and Functional Foods

8.    The Role of Functional Foods in Aging Demographic 

  • Current Look and Future Predictions for Aging Demographic in the US and other Countries
  • Aging and Increased Disease Risk
  • Aging and Increased Health Care Expenditure
  • Potential for Functional Foods to Contribute to Healthy Aging

 9. Gender Differences in Aging

  •  Physiological Differences
  •  Emotional and Psychological Differences
  •  Differences in the Prevalence of Chronic Diseases
  •  Nutritional Differences

10.  Future Issues

  •  The Importance of Protein in Older Adults’ Diets
  •  Effects of Caloric Restriction on Longevity
  •  The Prevention of Sarcopenia in Older Adults
  •  Potential of Adult Stem Cells and Cell Replacement in Aging

11.  Prebiotics and Probiotics and Healthy Aging

12. FFC's Anti-Aging Strategies: Clinical Studies on longevity

  • Aging as a Pathology: Disease or Not a Disease?
  • Senescent cells: Promising Anti-aging Targets for Health Span Extension
  • Development of Clinical Trials to Extend Healthy Lifespan
  • Targeting Aging with Functional Food Products

13. Research and Development of New Functional Food Products for Healthy Aging

Popular Topics:

  • Are antioxidants like vitamin C, beta carotene, omega 3 or vitamin E the key to happy golden years?
  • Everyone wants to live long but noone wants to grow old.
  • Can testosterone and estrogen keep people young?
  • Can Functional Food Science solve this conundrum?