ILSI Sponsored Sessions @ Asian Congress of Nutrition 2019

Bali, Indonesia
04/08/2019 – 07/08/2019
Bali International Convention Center


The Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN) is a four-yearly meeting of the Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS), which aims to encourage scientific interchange between food and nutrition researchers, academia and professionals from Asian countries and around the world.

Several entities of ILSI had sponsored four scientific symposium sessions and a plenary paper at the Asian Congress of Nutrition 2019.

Summary Report

The summary report and snapshots from the ACN can be viewed on ILSI SEA Region's latest newsletter (September 2019 Issue) Page 12-16 HERE

Lunch Symposium Session on Nutrition in Workplace

August 5, 2019, 12.30-1.30 pm at Jakarta A Room (Click HERE on the agenda)

Improvement of Dietary Diversity Measured by Take10! ® Check Sheet after Healthy Menu Implementation in the Workshop
Dr. Rimbawan, Food and Nutrition Society of Indonesia, IPB University, Indonesia

Nutrition for Workforce in Indonesia: Case Study of Nutrifood
Angelique Dewi Permatasari, Nutrifood Indonesia, Indonesia

Introduction of fortified rice into the canteen for Cambodian female workers
Prof. Yukiko Nakanishi, Department of Health and Nutrition, University of Human Arts and Sciences, Japan

Symposium Session on Advancing Physical Activity: Opportunities in Challenging Environment

August 6, 2019, 3.30-5.00 pm at Manado Room (Click HERE on the agenda)

Advancing Physical Activities in China – Challenges, Opportunities and Programs Impact
Dr. Yuying Wang, ILSI Focal Point in China, China

Heat Stress on Physical Activity - the Dos and Don'ts of Hydration
Dr. Jason Lee, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dietary Protein in Support of Adaptation to Exercise: Finding the Signal in the Noise
Dr. Stuart Philips, McMaster University, Canada

Symposium Session on Experience in Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

August 6, 2019, 5.00-6.00 pm at Jakarta B Room (Click HERE on the agenda)

The Potentials of Rice in the Dietary Management of Diabetes
Dr. Cecilia S. Acuin, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

A Low Glycemic Index Diet in the Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The Malaysian Experience
Dr. Barakatun-Nisak Mohd Yusof, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Nutrition Counseling and Plant Based Diet in the Management of Diabetes
Dr Martelena Purba, Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Symposium Session on Updates on Nutrition and Cognition

August 7, 2019, 9.30-11.00 am at Manado Room (Click HERE on the agenda)

Advancing Relationship between the Gut Microbiome and Dementia: A Cross-sectional Study Conducted in Japan
Dr. Naoki Saji, Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan

Dietary Patterns and Foods Associated with Cognitive Function in Taiwanese Older Adults: The Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Studies
Dr. Wen-Harn Pan, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Nutrition and Cognitive Development in Children: Impact on Adulthood
Dr. Elizabeth Leah Prado, UC Davis, USA

Plenary 7

August 7, 2019, 2.00-3.00 pm at Auditorium Room (Click HERE on the agenda)

From Personalised Nutrition to Precision Health
Dr. Nathan O'Callaghan, Director of Precision Health Future Science Platform at Commonwealth Scientific and Research Industrial Organisation (CSIRO), Australia

Young Scientist Awards at ACN 2019

To recognise excellence in scientific research among young scientists from the Asia-Pacific region, ILSI presented Young Scientists Awards at ACN 2019 to 5 Oral Presenters and 5 Poster Presenters. Winners of the ILSI Young Scientist Awards received certificates of recognition as well as cash awards.

Winners in Oral Presentation
Geethika Liyanage, Ishijima Tomokoa, Inoue Ryo, Abe Keiko, Okada Shinji
Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Soy Isoflavone Intake and Gut Microbiota Modulations Alleviate the Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Wilfred Mok Kok Hoe, Lau Xiao Chuana, Wee Lei Hum, Ruzita Abd Talib, Poh Bee Koon
Nutritional Sciences Programme & Centre for Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ceria, Respek, Gigih, Aktif, Sihat (C.E.R.G.A.S.): Factors Influencing Sustainability of a School-Based Obesity Intervention for Young Adolescents

Dini Suciyanti, Fiastuti Witjaksono, Annasari Mustafa, Sugeng Iwan, Risatianti Kolopaking, Umi Fahmida
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON)/Pusat Kajian Gizi Regional Universitas Indonesia (PKGR UI), Indonesia
Remaja ASIK: The Effect of Optimized Food Based Recommendations on Cognitive Performance among Adolescent Girls

Peiqi Ye, Weijia Wu, Nu Tang, Yajun Chen, Jin Jing, Li Cai
Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Effect of Maternal Food Consumption during Pregnancy on Eczema in Chinese Infants: A Cohort Study

Saki Yamanaka, Sanae Ito, Rieko Sato, Hiromi Ishida, Kazuhiro Uenishi
Kagawa Nutrition University, Sakado, Saitama, Japan
Body Fat and BMI Percentile Curves for Japanese Adolescents

Winners in Poster Presentation
Agnessia Nanda Arimbi, Rian Diana, Ali Khomsana, Faisal Anwar, Dyan Fajar Chistianti, Rendra Kusuma, Riris Diana Rachmayanti
Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Indonesian-Adapted AHEI-P and Minimum Dietary Diversity of Madurese Pregnant Women

Dyah Kumala Sari, Diah Dwiana Lestiania, Syukria Kurniawatia, Indah Kusmartinia, Endah Damastuti
Center for Applied Nuclear Science and Technology BATAN, Indonesia
Assessment for Food Matrices Reference Material Using Nuclear Activation Analysis

Yu Zhi Lian, Jane C-J Chao
School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Lycium barbarum Polysaccharides and C-Phycocyanin Protect Against Ethanol-Induced Gastric Ulcer in Rats by Anti-Inflammation and Cytoprotection

Cynthia Andriania
Food Technology and Nutrition, Lund University, Sweden
Alternative Strategy for Food Diversification in Papua through Provision of Nutritious Instant Papeda

Haruka Takeuchi, Rieko Tanaka-Yachi, Mana Nagase, Masahiro Kassai, Chie Takahashi-Muto, Chikako Kiyose
Graduate School of Kanagawa Institute of Technology
Effect of Sweet Basil Fractional Extract on 3T3-L1 Adipocytes