30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society

San Antonio, Texas, USA 20 September 2012 - 24 September 2012

Summary

The Obesity Society's Annual Scientific Meeting took place from September 20 to 24 in San Antonio, Texas. It has grown to be one of the world's largest gatherings of obesity professionals at all stages of their careers, including leading obesity scientists presenting cutting-edge research. The meeting brought together the leading players in the field of obesity from world-renowned speakers, researchers and clinicians to educators, advocates, policymakers and practitioners. The meeting provided essential educational and networking opportunities and is a forum for increasing knowledge, stimulating research, and promoting better treatment for those affected by this disease.
The NNI organized a symposium "Shaping the Dietary Guidelines for Infants and Young Children: Key Considerations"

Symposium Presentations
  • Expanding DietaryGuidelines to Guidelines for Healthy Growth: A paradigm shift

    Speaker: Dr. Saavedra
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  • Influence of Energy Density on Dietary Patterns of Young Children

    Speaker: Dr. Reidy
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  • Impact of Energy Density on the Diet Quality of Young Children: What Happens to the Nutrients?

    Speaker: Dr. Deming
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  • What Should Dietary Guidelines for Infants and Young Children Look Like?

    Speaker: Dr. Dietz
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