Announcing Stemming the Tide, a Nutracon Webinar January 14, 2010 with a Focus on Weight Management & Obesity

BOULDER, Colo. (January 7, 2010)—The Nutracon weight management webinar, Stemming the Tide is set to take place January 14,2010 at 1:00 pm ET. On the heels of experts predictions that for 2010, the mantra lose 30 pounds in 30 days is out, behavior management and healthy body composition is in.
The weight management industry has gone through a yo-yo diet of claims, products and themes over the years. And as the New Year is upon us, many consumers are considering yet another diet while companies are investigating a new paradigm for weight-loss ingredients and claims. This webinar will address the winding playing field in this category beyond vanity to a potential health care solution.

Industry experts lead the upcoming webinar with a focus on trends and the future of this category plus, challenges, valid ingredients, food, beverage and supplement applications. Experts include: Jay Udani, MD, track chair at Nutracon 2010 and medical director of the Integrative Medicine Program at Northridge Hospital and assistant clinical professor at the UCLA/Geffen School of Medicine; Tom Aarts, trends expert and principal of Nutrition Capital Network and co-founder of Nutrition Business Journal, Dr. John P. Foreyt who has published extensively in the areas of diet modification, cardiovascular risk reduction, eating disorders, and obesity.
Interested participants can register to attend at Use promo code NPIweight (case sensitive) to save an additional $20 off registration.
As an added value all participants will receive downloadable presentation slides, event takeaways, and access to the event archive for 1 year, Access to the Market Overview, November 2009 issue of Functional Ingredients magazine, plus access to 2009 Nutracon content and a discount code to attend the in-person 2010 Nutracon Conference, March 10-11 in Anaheim, CA. Nutracon is the premier conference for ingredient and technology innovation and features six tracks in 2010: Healthy Aging, Natural Sweeteners, Antioxidant Science, Weight Management & Obesity, Botanicals & Extracts, and Healthy Oils. Find out more about at
Nutracon ( is the premier education and networking conference for the health and nutrition industry. The conference provides relevant insights for innovation based on science and technology, case studies and market intelligence. Attendees gain an understanding of the impact of “next generation” ingredients, emerging markets, consumer trend data and regulatory constraints. Nutracon is co-located with SupplyExpo and Natural Products Expo West.

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