March 3, 2003
03-31

VSU to host nutrition conference

The 2003 annual Georgia Nutrition Council conference will be held at Valdosta State University on March 6-7, at the University Center. The conference is co-sponsored by the Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center.

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 6 and 8 a.m. on Friday, March 7. Cost of the conference is $15 per day and includes lunch. VSU's faculty, staff and students may attend the sessions free of charge and attend the lunch for $10 per person.

The conference is open to the public and is designed to increase awareness of current nutrition research and provide the latest information on nutrition and food science. It will address a variety of health related issues including: osteoporosis prevention; weight loss; nutrition for children; controlling diabetes and genetics.

For more information and to register, contact Continuing Education at 245-6484 or visit their Web site at www.valdosta.edu/conted (click on Health and Social Services).