2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITIONISTS
Croatian Association of Nutritionists from Zagreb and Nutrition Balance from Osijek in cooperation with an international partner, the company Glen Weinstein Fitness from London organized the 2nd International Congress of Nutritionists in 2014. The Congress was held from 10th until 12th October 2014 in the city of Varaždin, in the Congress Hall of Hotel Turist. The general sponsor of this important event was the company Spar Croatia Ltd.
The congress was attended by about a hundred participants from all over Croatia, but also the neighboring countries. The most common profile of participants consisted of doctors and nutritionists, but there were also experts from related fields of study such as psychologists, pharmacists, biochemists, food technologists, nurses and others. Multidisciplinarity was the fundamental objective of the Congress, and through various lectures, workshops, round tables and debates of participants it has been shown that all participants agree with the above approach as the best in the prevention and treatment of disease.
This year's chosen topics are leading to the postulate that prevention from an early age is the most important for the health of the general population, but also that food should not be ignored if health was poor.
Twenty-nine scientific and technical abstracts published in the Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Nutritionists, has contributed to the success of the congress through new knowledge in nutrition, biochemistry and kinesiology in the creation of a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of the increasing rise of chronic noncommunicable diseases.