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IUNS International Nutrition Congress

Dr. Isobel Contento and Program in Nutrition Doctoral student Cristina Alvarez presented preliminary data at the International Union of Nutrition Science's (IUNS) 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 15-17.

Dr. Content and Alvarez presented along with colleagues from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Mexican National Institute of Public Health in a symposium entitled Why should governments focus on the linkages between nutrition education and food policies? The pair presented on data from Alvarez’s doctoral dissertation, Mexican’s awareness of the sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax and consumption of taxed SSBS.

The IUNS members include dozens of national nutrition associations and international organizations, and the organization’s congresses are some of the worlds’ largest on nutrition.

Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

IUNS International Nutrition Congress

Dr. Content and Alvarez presented along with colleagues from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Mexican National Institute of Public Health in a symposium entitled Why should governments focus on the linkages between nutrition education and food policies? The pair presented on data from Alvarez’s doctoral dissertation, Mexican’s awareness of the sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax and consumption of taxed SSBS.

The IUNS members include dozens of national nutrition associations and international organizations, and the organization’s congresses are some of the worlds’ largest on nutrition.

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