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Outlook%20 Chairman Anderson

  1. 1. WSRO Annual Meeting 2009 Sugar‐Moving Forward  d Introductory Remarks:  Staying Ahead‐Interpreting the Science G. Harvey Anderson Professor and Director, Programme in Food Science, Nutrition and  Regulatory Affair Regulatory Affair Department of Nutritional Sciences Faculty of Medicine  University of Toronto University of Toronto
  2. 2. US food industry enlisted in the battle  to curb obesity  b b • Top US nutrition experts together with health organizations and leading  doctors have joined forces to ask President Barack Obama to combat obesity  doctors have joined forces to ask President Barack Obama to combat obesity by creating a Presidential Commission on Healthy Weights, Healthy Lives • “The increased rates of obesity will negate many of our nation’s investments in  health‐care and could actually condemn youths to shorter life spans than their  parents parents” • Signatories to the letter include CSPI, the American Diabetes Association,  American Public Health Association, National Consumers League, Partnership  for Prevention, Shape Up America, Trust for America’s Health, United Fresh  Produce Association, and a number of state‐level organizations.  Produce Association and a number of state level organizations • The letter has also been signed by academics and industry experts including:  Kelly Brownell of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale  University, Christopher Gardner of the Stanford Prevention Research Center,  Lewis Landsberg of the Northwestern University Comprehensive Center on  Lewis Landsberg of the Northwestern University Comprehensive Center on Obesity, and Barry Popkin of the University of North Carolina School of Public  Health.  • Food Navigator‐USA June/09
  3. 3. Whose Fault? Agriculture, Food  g , Regulations and the         Food Industry  Soft Drinks Fast Foods Cookies, Candy, Chips (Food industry marginalized)
  4. 4. Canadian Food Guide
  5. 5. Mediterranean Food Pattern  Oldways Foundation Oldways Foundation
  6. 6. International CVD Death Rates Source: American Heart Association
  7. 7. Why is he unhappy? Why is he unhappy?
  8. 8. Death Takes a Holiday Death Takes a Holiday
  9. 9. The Canadian Sugar Institute-Staying Ahead • The Canadian Sugar Institute is the national, non‐profit  g , p association representing the industry on nutrition and  international trade affairs. The Institute provides a  science based Nutrition Information Service and seeks  science‐based Nutrition Information Service and seeks fair treatment on international trade policies and  disputes. • The goal of CSI's Nutrition Information Service is to  h l f ' f inform and educate Canadians about sugars and healthy  eating, and to advocate for nutrition policies and  g p recommendations that are based on reliable scientific  research. This service is managed by qualified nutrition  professionals and guided by a Scientific Advisory Council and guided by a Scientific Advisory Council.
  10. 10. CSI‐Staying Ahead (Why I am a  member of SAC) ( h b f ) • Sandra Marsden, MHSc, RD President  (joined CSI in 1987) • Jenny Gusba, PhD b h Director of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs jgusba@sugar.ca jgusba@sugar ca • Erin Colburn, MHSc, RD Coordinator, Nutrition Communications Coordinator Nutrition Communications ecolburn@sugar.ca • Kristy Hogger, B.Sc, RD Kristy Hogger, B.Sc, RD
  11. 11. The Scientific Advisory Council 1995 • G. Harvey Anderson, PhD Professor, Nutritional Sciences and Physiology  Director, Program in Food Safety , Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs University of Toronto U i it f T t • N. Theresa Glanville, PhD, RD  Professor, Department of Human Ecology  Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax • David D. Kitts, PhD D id D Kitt PhD Professor, and Chair  Department of Food Science  University of British Columbia, Vancouver • Rena Mendelson, DSc, RD Professor Ryerson  University • Bob Ross, PhD Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Medicine  Queen s University  Queen's University • Huguette Turgeon O'Brien, PhD, DtP Département des sciences des aliments et de nutrition  Université Laval
  12. 12. 1st National Obesity Summit Kananaskis Alberta May 9th, 2009 Kananaskis, Alberta, 2009. Cardiac and Metabolic Benefits of Exercise Robert Ross, PhD Robert Ross PhD
  13. 13. For Reducing Obesity and Related CVD Risk, Exercise Without (minimal) Weight Loss is Not a Failure Ross et al. Cdn J Cardiology 24 (Supp D): 24D-31D, 2008. mference Reduction n Obese Men and Women 8 R Winner! Wi ! 6 Decrease in abdominal and visceral Fat 4 Decrease waist circumference Wais Circum Increase in skeletal muscle mass 2 BENEFITS Increase cardiorespiratory fitness st 0 Control Weight No Weight Loss Loss Increase insulin sensitivity Exercise Decrease cardiometabolic risk factors No Change in BMI
  14. 14. WSRO Annual Meeting 2009 Sugar‐Moving Forward  d Staying Ahead Staying Ahead – Current Science of Sugar • Sugar and exercise‐Dr. Lawrence Spriet g p • Sugar and body weight‐Dr. Richard Mattes • Nutrition Guidelines‐Dr. Rena Mendelson • Biotechnology‐opportunities and challenges Biotechnology opportunities and challenges – Tom Schwartz and Dr. Charley Richard – Private‐public sector collaboration in Agri‐food  innovation‐ D Ri k Y d i i Dr. Rickey Yada

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