American Society For Nutrition

US-China Dialogue—1st Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome Forum

US-China Dialogue—1st Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome Forum

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice
To enhance the communication on a nutrition solution for metabolicsyndrome (MS) between researchers in United States and China, theAmerica Society of Nutrition (ASN), Herbalife NutritionInstitute (HNI) and Chinese Society of Diabetes willco-host the “US-China Dialogue—Nutrition and Metabolic SyndromeForum” on Oct 19, 2012 in Xi'an, China.

This Forum is focusing on the cutting edge research on nutrition solutions on prevention and treatment of global epidemics of metabolic syndrome. Extraordinary experts in the field of endocrine and nutrition from US and China will give lectures on updates in translational research, clinical studies and clinical approaches as well as future direction in the field. It will help attendees to gain more knowledge and experience.


· Professor David Heber, Director ofCenter for Human Nutrition, “Global Nutrition Transition, BodyFat and Metabolic Syndrome”

· Professor William Evans, Department of Medicine at Duke University, “Sarcopenic Obesity: Unique Challenge for China”

· Professor Zhaoping Li, Associate Director of Center for Human Nutrition, “How to Adapt the Chinese Diet to Modern Lifestyles”

· Professor Jia Wei-ping, Vice-chairmen, Chinese Diabetes Society, “Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome in China”

· Professor Li Duo, Department of Food and Nutrition Science, ZheJiang University, “Nutrition Challenges in China”


8:00 am – 16:30 pm, Oct. 19, 2012


Xi'an Orient Hotel

NO.293, Zhuque Da Jie, Yanta District,

Xi'an 710061, PRC

Tel: +86-29-87654111


Before Oct 9th, 2012: Please send the registration form by mail, E-mail or Fax.

On Site: Please fill the registration form and register between 13:00 pm to 8:00 am at the lobby of Xi'an Orient Hotel

Register Fee: ¥100, including symposium material and meal

Hotel: ¥100/person (Standard room, 2 person/room)

Download registration form here.


From Xi'an XianYang International Airport: Take airportshuttle bus Line 4 and get off at Xi'an Orient Hotelstop.
From Xi'an Train Station: Take bus Line K5 and get off at Zi WuLu stop.


Contact person: Zhang Shuo

Tel: +86-10-59071230-239, +86-18611122543

Fax: +86-10-59073035


Address: Room 2001, Building C, WanTong Center, NO.6 Jia,

Chao Yang Men Wai Da Jie, ChaoYang District,

Beijing 100020 PRC