July 6, 2005 -- PHOENIX--Virgo Publishing announced the first live Webinar in the Nutrilearn Webinar Series, "Vitamin E: The Controversy and the Consumer", scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The free Webinar is sponsored by Cognis Nutrition & Health and will feature of panel of experts discussing the safety, benefits and outlook for vitamin E.
"A series of controversial studies and media reports have questioned the value of vitamin E in recent months," said Jon Benninger, director of business development for Virgo Publishing. "A live online event is the best venue for industry professionals across all channels to hear science-based information from an exceptional panel."
Scheduled speakers include: Steve French from the Natural Marketing Institute; John Hathcock, Ph.D., from the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN); Cindy Schweitzer, Ph.D., from Cognis Nutrition & Health; and Maret Traber, Ph.D., from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. Vitamin E safety, benefits, intake, the role of supplementation, sources and forms of vitamin E, and the market outlook will be discussed.
"The main purpose of this event is to provide retailers, pharmacists and manufacturers with the science-based information they need to guide consumers and answer their questions about this important nutrient," Benninger said.
Registration for the live online Webinar is complimentary but space is limited. To register and secure a seat, click here: <https://virgo.webex.com/virgo/j.php?ED=86267342&RG=1>. Registrants can tune into the Webinar through the internet or by calling a toll free phone number, and presentation materials will be delivered via the internet. The event will also feature a live question and answer session.
Virgo Publishing produces the SupplySide Trade Shows and Conferences, the Focus on the Future Executive Conference and Retreat, and the online training Web site nutrilearn.com; and publishes Natural Products Industry INSIDER and HSR: Health Supplement Retailer magazines.
Amy Sharman , Marketing and Communications Manager
Phone: 480-990-1101, ext. 1543