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Carlo Cannella Days Conference 2018

On February 16-17, Sapienza University will host the Carlo Cannella Days 2018 dedicated to "Food - Nutrition and Prevention of Chronic Degenerative Diseases".

The conference is organized annually by the Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit at the Sapienza Department of Experimental Medicine (Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section). This year’s edition, which marks the seventh edition of the conference, is sponsored by some of the most important scientific companies in the Italian food sector.

This year, the theme is prevention through the Mediterranean diet (new frontiers for sustainability and well-being) and issues related to the study of the relationship between nutrition and health. The conference will also address physical activity and the barriers that prevent it, wellness medicine and lifestyles, and nutrition, from the workplace to medicine in general.

There will also be a presentation of the activities carried out by the Gong Sapienza - Youth Nutrition Guidance Group.