As an RSM Member, not only can you enjoy our club facilities, you also have access to a network of 50+ reciprocal clubs around the world. Located in five different continents, why not take advantage of these clubs on your next holiday or business trip?
- Date and time Fri 2 Dec 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Location Online
- Organised by Food and Health
This event will explore the subject of food supplements, “functional” and “superfoods” from a scientific, legislative and commercial perspective.
Confusion exists amongst the general public and healthcare professionals regarding the safety, legal status and utility of these categories of foods. The primary objective of this conference is to provide a balanced perspective so participants are better informed and the use of supplements can become exclusively based on their functionality.
A unique aspect of the event is that it will address these products in a sequential way, from how they get on the market (evaluation and approval) and potential claims, to the evidence and guidance on their use, benefits and risks. This will be delivered by authoritative speakers with directly relevant experience from academic research, public health, clinical care and industry.
Since Brexit, all aspects of this process have been evolving, so our speakers will provide attendees with clarity on the best current practice.
This event is also available to attend in person at the Royal Society of Medicine on Tuesday 29 November 2022. Please click here to book the in-person event.
Participants will be able to:
- Understand the general regulatory environment for foods and ingredients, including assessment, approval of safety and claims
- Confidently advise patients and consumers about food supplements, "functional" and "super" foods
- Be aware of current guidance on food supplements in public health and clinical practice, including possible risks and benefits in their use
Please click here to view the programme for the event.
The event recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the day via Zoom.
Follow us on:
We would like to thank our sponsor Sabri Ülker Foundation for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.
View the programme
Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.
The agenda is subject to change at any time
If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM discretion.
All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.
This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.