6th Nutra India Summit EVENT REPORT
Highlights of 6th Nutra India Summit 2011 & NuFFooDS EXPO February 15-18, 2011 India’s Flagship Nutraceutical, Functional Foods, Processed Food, Dietary Supplements and Ingredients Show The 6th edition of Nutra India Summit was organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications was inaugurated at the Vivanta by Taj President. The focal theme of 6th Nutra India Summit is Innovate-Collaborate-Accelerate. The Summit started with the traditional inaugural of lighting of the lamp by Shri. Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India followed by Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNS-President, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria, Dr. V. Prakash, Chairman, International Advisory Committee, 6th Nutra India Summit; Director, CFTRI, Mysore, and Mr. Jagdish Patankar Organizing Secretary, Nutra India Summit, Managing Director, MM Activ SciTech Communications. Knowledge Partner Frost & Sullivan released a report on "An Insight into Indian Nutraceutical Market" during the inaugural. The Conference Commenced with the Highlight Lecture Series of Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNSPresident, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria, Dr. Rickey Y. Yada Professor, CRC Food Protein Structure, Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada and Dr. Gert W. Meijer Global Vice-President Nutrition, Head Unilever Nutrition Network, Unilever R&D. The Netherlands. CEO SUMMIT representing the Who's Who of the Nutraceutical, Food Processing, Pharma and Food Industry. The focal theme of the Panel Discussion was "EVOLVING CONSUMER TRENDS ON HEALTHY LIVING: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE INDUSTRY IN INDIA" This was followed by a networking dinner. NuFFooDS Expo: B2B and B2C arm of the event was inaugurated by Mr. P.I. Suvrathan Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). •
NuFFooDS, B2B platform had encouraged business meetings, tie-ups, Public Private Partnership and Buyer & Seller meets.
B2C brought the makers of health and food products face to face with the influential groups like Dieticians, Nutritionists and Doctors as well as large health conscious and upwardly mobile consumers of India.
Nutra India Summit Awards Function had gracious presence of Shri. Satej Alias Bunty Patil, Minister of Home (Urban & Rural) Rural Development & Foods & Drugs Administration, Govt. of Maharashtra. 6th Nutra India Summit gave away 3 prestigious awards in various categories.
Nutra India 2011 award for Outstanding Contribution in Synergizing Science of Ayurceuticals and its applications for Health and Wellness of Society Presented to Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Director, Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine Nutra India 2011 award for Outstanding Contribution in Quality Health and Wellness Solutions through Nutraceuticals Presented to Dr. U. Y. Rege, Food & Diary Technologists Scientist and Consultant, Partner, Dr. Regeâ€™s Laboratories, Goa Nutra India 2011 International Award for Outstanding Contribution in Promoting advancement of Nutrition and Science, Research and Development through International Cooperation at global level for Networking Presented to Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa, IUNS-President, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Nutra India Summit experienced amazing feedback from participants, on the relevance of the topics, speakers, panelist and quality of the event.
Lighting of the Nutra Jyot by Shri. Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India
Release of Report by Frost & Sullivan, Knowledge Partners on "An Insight into Indian Nutraceutical Market" during the inaugural
Release of Programme Document of 6th Nutra India Summit
Inauguration of NuFFooDS Expo by Shri P.I. Suvrathan Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Dr. V. Prakash, Director- CFTRI
Nutra India Summit Awards Function Gracious presence of Shri. Satej Alias Bunty Patil Minister of Home (Urban & Rural) Rural Development and Foods Drugs Administration, Govt. of Maharashtra
6th Nutra India Summit announced three prestigious awards as mentioned Nutra India 2011 Award for “Outstanding Contribution in Synergizing Science of Ayurceuticals and its applications for Health and Wellness of Society” Presented to Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Director, Institute of Ayurveda and Intergrative Medicine
Nutra India 2011 Award for “Outstanding Contribution in Quality Health and Wellness Solutions through Nutraceuticals” Presented to Dr. U. Y. Rege, Food & Diary Technologists Scientist and Consultant, Partner, Dr. Rege’s Laboratories, Goa
Nutra India 2011 International Award for “Outstanding Contribution in Promoting advancement of Nutrition and Science, Research and Development through International Cooperation at global level for Networking” Presented to Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa, IUNS-President, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Morning Mantra â€“ Keynote Highlight lectures The Morning Mantra- Plenary Talks was one of the major event highlights of 6th Nutra India Summit. It received amazing response and feedback from the participants for all sessions.
Shri P.I. Suvrathan Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya Research Director, Kasturba Health Society, Medical Research Centre
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNS-President, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria
Dr. Rickey Y. Yada Professor, CRC Food Protein Structure, Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada
Dr. Gert W. Meijer Global Vice-President Nutrition, Head Unilever Nutrition Network, Unilever R&D. The Netherlands
Dr. Lekh R. Juneja Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan
Dr. Amit Krishna De Executive Secretary, Indian Science Congress Association
International Conference Over 550 Delegates & Invitees from Leading Food / Nutrition, Processing Industries, Pharma, R&D and Traditional Knowledge sector participated in the 3 day International Conference addressed by over 60 national and international experts. Some important speakers who addressed the audience at the Conference Some of the International Speakers and Panelists addressing the Conference:
Dr. Rickey Y. Yada, Professor, CRC Food Protein Structure, Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada Dr. Gert W. Meijer, Global Vice-President Nutrition, Head Unilever Nutrition Network, Unilever R&D. The Netherlands Mr. Akkshay G. Mehta, Managing Director, Mission Vivacare Ltd. Dr. Thanyaporn Siriwoharn, Business Development Manager, NATUREX South East Asia/Pacific & Middle East, Thailand Mr. Simon C. Lord, Regional Business Manager, Nutrition and Health, Cognis Australia Pty. Ltd., Australasia Mr. Baldur Hjaltason, Sales Director EPAX AS & Chairman of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) board of directors Mr. Kumar C. Vasist, Group Manager, Product Development, Abbott Nutrition Research and Development, Abbott Laboratories, Singapore Dr. Sanjeev K. Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer, Super Religare Laboratories Ltd. Dr. R. Keith Randolph, Technology Strategist, Artistry & Nutrilite R&D, Access Business Group LLC, Amway, USA Dr. A.S. Bawa, Director, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore Mr. Rajaram Sankaran, Business Unit Head â€“ Medical Nutrition Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Sanjaya J. Mariwala, Managing Director, Kancor Ingredients Ltd., Managing Director, OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd Mr. Akkshay G. Mehta, Managing Director, Mission Vivacare Limited Mr. William S. Pinckney, Managing Director & CEO Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar, VP R&D and Site Leader Unilever R&D Hindustan Unilever Limited Mr. P.I. Suvrathan, Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Dr. Stephan Heck, Director Quality Management, DSM Nutritional Products, Basel Mr. Tim Adetona, Director, Voisin Consulting Life Sciences, USA Ms. Michelle M. Stout, Chair, China Working Group, International Alliance of Dietary Supplement, Associations (IADSA), CA, USA Dr. DBA Narayana, (Retired) Director: Regulatory Affairs, Unilever Research India Mr. Piyush Rathi, Director - Business Development, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd. Dr. A.G. Appu Rao, Scientist ‘G’, Head, Department of Protein Chemistry & Technology, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Dr. N. Ranganathan, Senior VP (R&D) & Interim CEO, Kibow Biotech Inc., USA Dr. Shyam Ramakrishnan, Research Fellow- New Technology, Access Business Group, Nutrilite - R&D, CA,USA Mr. Piyush Rathi, Director - Business Development, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd. Dr. B. Suresh, Vice-Chancellor, JSS University, Mysore & President of Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi Dr. R.B. Smarta, Managing Director, Interlink Marketing Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta, Director, The Care Continuum Alliance, USA, Director, Disease Management Association of India Mr. Sheldon Baker, Principal and Executive Vice President, Baker Dillon Group, California/USA Ms. Deepali Shukla, Associate Vice President - Marketing, Amway India Enterprises Ms. Natasha D’Costa, Senior Research Analyst Chemicals, Material & Food Practice Frost & Sullivan Mr. Javonté Anyabwelé, Manager of Global External Manufacturing and Supplier Diversity at Bausch & Lomb, USA
Dr. Lekh R. Juneja, Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan Mr. Chris Aiyer, Senior Business Development Manager, Dietary Supplements Certification Programs, NSF International, USA Dr. B.R. Lokesh, Scientist G & Head Lipid Science and Traditional Foods, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Mr. Rounak Shrivastava, Technical Officer – Application Research Centre Enhance Proteins Ltd. Ms. Soly James, Chief Dietician, S.L.Raheja Hospital, (A Fortis Associate) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sungkom Jongpiputvanich, Department of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thailand Dr. Renuka Jain, Chief Scientific Officer - Bionutrition and Metabolomics Avesthagen Limited Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Director, Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya, Research Director, Kasturba Health Society, Medical Research Centre Dr. (Ms.) Shefaali Thanawala, Sr. Medical Advisor, Plethico Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dr. Suman P S Khanuja, Former Director, CIMAP (CSIR), Chief Mentor & Director, NutraHelix Biotech (P) Ltd. Dr. Sharad Kasarle, Business Head – Nutraceuticals & Health Foods Alkem Laboratories Ltd. Mr. G.A. Krishna, Head, Planning, Monitoring & Coordination Department, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Dr. Sharad Kasarle, Business Head – Nutraceuticals & Health Foods Alkem Laboratories Ltd. Ms. Medha Bhaskaran, Marketing Executive – Modern Pharmaceutical Company Dr. Amit Krishna De, Executive Secretary, Indian Science Congress Association. Ms. Salome Benjamin, President IDA, Mumbai, Chief Medical Nutritionist & Consultant Dietician & Bariatrician, T.N.M.C. & B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai Dr. Jagmeet Madan, Principal & Professor, Dept of Food and Nutrition, SVT College of Home Science, SNDT Women's University,
Dr. Nupur Krishnan,Director, Corporate Health, Biologics Healthcare Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti D. Vora, Ph.D, FSSc,Head of Department of Biochemistry & Food science and Quality Control, Ramnarain Ruia College Dr. Dipak Vora, Associate Professor in Microbiology, Ramnarain Ruia College Ms. Rini Ravindran, Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Mr. Prashant Masali, Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Ms. Vidhi Shah, Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Mr. Dhaval Patel, Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College
Outcomes of the Deliberations and Discussions in the Conference The 6th Nutra India Summit acted as catalyst to initiate and decimate knowledge and industry oriented topics with key industry trends and blazing issues been addressed in the interest of Nutraceutical, Dietary Supplements, Food Processing, ingredients Industry and as a marketplace for the new products and Technologies to be showcased to this sector. Focused Conference topics in the conference with the speakers comments : DAY - 1 Tuesday, 15th February, 2011, Hotel Vivanta by Taj President, Mumbai HIGHLIGHT LECTURE SERIES Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNS-President, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria Title: The paradoxon of nutritional antioxidants Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa said that Nutritional Antioxidants can be used as potent formulation in prevention of non-communicable diseases. Correspondingly he analysed the statistical data with Supplementation of Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Multivitamin formulations but didnâ€™t find any significant effect on prevention of Cardiovascular diseases. He also showed that there is no preventive effect of supplemental Antioxidants on Cancer mortality thus giving rise to a paradox whether antioxidants can reduce cancer risk or not. His latest studies have given insight into research for secondary compounds other than Antioxidant Vitamins which can lower risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Rickey Y. Yada Professor, CRC Food Protein Structure, Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada Title: An overview of the science and technology in food and food products at the Nanoscale level Dr. Rickey Y. Yada gave a very detailed insight into the present and future trends
involved in Food nanotechnology. He said that use of Nanocomposites in food packaging and food Processing can improve the quality of the product and ensure safety of Food in a better way. He also gave a comprehensive picture about the regulatory policies involved in Food nanotechnology and the key challenges which needs to be addressed and troubleshoot them. Dr. Gert W. Meijer Global Vice-President Nutrition, Head Unilever Nutrition Network, Unilever R&D. The Netherlands Title: Translating New Science in to Healthy and Tasty Nutritional Products. Dr. Gert W. Meijer gave an overview how an organization functions with respect to consumer reach operations. He gave information about the Nutrition enhancement programme launched by the company and also displayed a battery of Innovative health products involved in it. He also threw light on various aspects of Company’s market interface which can boost the Functional Foods market.
WHAT’S NEW IN NUTRA - INNOVATIONS & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN NUTRACEUTICALS, DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, INGREDIENTS, HEALTH FOODS PART - I Dr. Thanyaporn Siriwoharn Business Development Manager, NATUREX South East Asia/Pacific & Middle East, Thailand Title: Thaumatin - Naturally Masking Bitterness Dr. Thanyaporn Siriwoharn presented an innovative health product “Talin” which contains thaumatin, A natural protein having wide applications in Pharmaceuticals, Supplements and Foods & Beverages. She also gave the Detailed logistics of maximum usage level of Thaumatin in different food products in USA, Canada and European Union. Mr. Simon C. Lord Regional Business Manager, Nutrition and Health, Cognis Australia Pty. Ltd., Australasia Title: Life Stages, Nutritional Needs, and Market Opportunities Mr. Simon C. Lord gave elaborate details regarding the Nutritional needs of Omega- 3Fatty Acids during different stages of life. He quoted the Dosage recommendations and health benefits of Omega-3-Fatty Acids. He gave an introduction about the various health products under the Cognis Company which testifies its influence in reducing the risk for cardiovascular diseases and is shown statistically with prevalence in South Asians. Mr. Baldur Hjaltason Sales Director EPAX AS & Chairman of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) board of directors Title: The Global Potential and Opportunities for the marine based Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Nutrition Mr. Baldur Hjaltason gave us a comprehensive outlook on the leading brand EPAX. The
battery of products under EPAX are marine based purified Omega-3- Fatty acids Supplements. He has mentioned the global market status of marine omega-3-oils and gave insight into new sources of omega-3-fatty acids like algae oils and Genetically modified plant seeds etc. Mr. Kumar C. Vasist Group Manager, Product Development, Abbott Nutrition Research and Development, Abbott Laboratories, Singapore Title: Development of Nutritional Products for Asia Mr. Kumar C. Vasist gave keen observatory remarks with respect to development of Nutritional products in Asia. He also gave details about the prototype process involved in developing a Nutritional food product. He concluded with the complete profile of therapeutic nutrition product which are of clinical relevance in diseases like Chronic kidney disease, dialysis etc. Ms. Natasha D’Costa Senior Research Analyst Chemicals, Material & Food Practice Frost & Sullivan Title: An insight into the Indian Nutraceutical Market Ms. Natasha D’Costa gave a comprehensive overview of Indian Nutraceutical market presently. She gave a brief account on Indian dietary supplements and its classification, market dynamics and regulatory policies. She also gave an insight into functional foods and beverages market and the key challenges faced presently. She concluded by mentioning the future prospects which can harmonize the functional foods and beverages market.
WHAT’S NEW IN NUTRA INNOVATIONS & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN NUTRACEUTICALS, DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, INGREDIENTS, HEALTH FOODS PART - II Dr. R. Keith Randolph Technology Strategist, Artistry & Nutrilite R&D, Access Business Group LLC, Amway, USA Title: Modulation of Genetically Predisposed Botanical Formulation—A Nutrigenetic Proof of Principle Dr. R. Keith Randolph presented a novel Nutrigenetic approach for controlling Inflammatory response which may increase the risk to heart health. He gave a layout about the Nutrigenetic botanical formulation strategy. And proposed a Nutrigenomic approach that can fulfill the needs of personalized Nutrition. Dr. Anila Kumar Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore Title: Natural food ingredients as dietary supplements for health benefits Dr. A.S. Bawa said that Natural food ingredients have negative influence on the onset of degenerative diseases. His research work testifies that there are myriad of substances in fruits, vegetables, spices, etcwhich are postulated to have detoxification properties. He quotes that the enrichment of body systems with natural ingredients may correct imbalance in Antioxidants defence and levels of Pro-oxidants
DAY - 2 Wednesday, 16th February, 2011, World Trade Centre, Mumbai HARMONIZATION OF INTERNATIONAL & INDIAN REGULATORY FRAMEWORK PANEL DISCUSSION Dr. Stephan Heck Director Quality Management, DSM Nutritional Products, Basel Dr. Stephan Heckpointed towards the fear in the minds of the people towards the consumption of food.He quoted the four factors which are required as a seal for excellence which are Quality, Reliability, Traceablity and Sustainability.He said that choosing quality ingredients can reduce the company’s risk exposure. Mr. Tim Adetona Director, Voisin Consulting Life Sciences, USA Mr. Tim Adetonasaid that Nutraceutical market holds much promise.He said that there should be correct application of knowledge. He strongly supported that there should be proper protocol design and study data supports.He finally concluded by saying that a market product should be developed on the basis of expert -validated outputs. Ms. Michelle M. Stout Chair, China Working Group, International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations (IADSA), CA, USA Ms. Michelle M. Stoutshowed the various dimensions ofRegulatoryframework.She highlighted the key objectives behind supplementation of diet. She showed us the comparison of the existing ingredients and new ingredients.She detailed on the consumption of vitamins and minerals by taking into account the Scientific risk assessment. NUTRIGENOMICS, PRE & PROBIOTICS, & ENZYMES Dr. N. Ranganathan Senior VP (R&D) & Interim CEO, Kibow Biotech Inc., USA Title: A Novel Approach for Uremic Toxin Removal Utilizing a Probiotics Dietary Supplement via “Enteric Dialysis™” Dr. N. Ranganathan gave a detailed outlook on Probiotics & Prebiotics with an insight into its tremendous influence in health benefits. He has displayed a plethora of applications of Probiotics in Chemo/Radiation therapy. He also gave a stratified clinical trial data of new products which is found in treating Chronic Kidney Diseases. Dr. Shyam Ramakrishnan Research Fellow- New Technology, Access Business Group, Nutrilite - R&D, CA, USA Title: Development and Validation of a weight management genetic test Dr. Shyam Ramakrishnan has presented a novel approach of development of weight management and genetic test. He listed the candidate genes which need to be tracked in weight management genes panel. With an aim to help and guide the patient by providing him an optimal combination of diet and exercise to achieve personal weight
management goals. He also presented data which depicts the validation of weight management and genetic test. Mr. Piyush Rathi Director - Business Development, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd. Title: Role of Enzymes In Foods And Dietary Supplements Mr. Piyush Rathi presented role of enzymes as Dietary supplements and Functional foods. He has given classification in terms of Digestive enzymes and metabolic enzymes which can be used as Dietary supplements. He said that enzymes can also be used in modifying functional foods on the basis of taste, aroma, texture etc.They are also used in fruit processing, dairy and grain processing industries to increase yield an quality of final product.
NUTRA MARKETS ON THE GROWTH CURVE - KEY CONSUMER DRIVERS Mr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta Director, The Care Continuum Alliance, USA Director, Disease Management Association of India Title: Innovation in OTC marketing in the emerging paradigm Mr. Rajendra Pratap Guptaquoted that OTC and Generics are two success formulae to improve the health of pharmaceutical companies, not just in India but across the world.He said that OTC in pharmaceutical industry is a speedy way to grow.He gave a comparison between the OTC market drivers in Urban India and Rural India. He taught as to how consumer awareness is created. Mr. Sheldon Baker Principal and Executive Vice President, Baker Dillon Group, California/USA Title: Brand Marketing â€“ A Key to North American Success for Indian Companies Mr. Sheldon Baker spoke on product importing to U.S.A. He also spoke on the brand development and marketing and the regulatory affairs for gaining entry into the US market. He highlighted on the Independents and Supermarkets. He concluded that we should work with knowledgeable natural product industry consultants. Ms. Deepali Shukla Associate Vice President - Marketing, Amway India Enterprises Title: Growth Drivers for Nutrition Industry Ms. Deepali Shukla gave an overview about the logistics of Indian Nutrition market and elaborated on the market drivers of Nutraceutical growth like consumer awareness, globalization and changing regulatory environment. She also gave a clear picture about the changing trends affecting lifestyles of consumers which goes parellel to the economic growth of the country.
DAY - 3 Thursday, 17th February, 2011, World Trade Centre, Mumbai Morning Mantra Dr. Lekh R. Juneja Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan Title: Key Trends and Innovations in Nutraceuticals Dr. Lekh R. Juneja started his talk by mentioning the potential of using eggs as nutraceuticals. He quoted by saying that the isolated white proteins, yolk and lipids can be converted into innovative nutraceuticals as by the law of nature they give rise to life when eggs are incubated. He also displayed their worldwide marketed products which provide unique amino acid, theanine and iron fortified product with more bioavailability.
OVERVIEW OF GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES (GMP) Mr. Chris Aiyer Senior Business Development Manager, Dietary Supplements Certification Programs, NSF International, USA Title: Overview of GMP Standards for Indian Industry Mr. Chris Aiyerdefined the whole aspect of GMP and the principle behind it.He stated that GMP applies to all dietary supplements sold and marketed. He explained the key points on GMPâ€™s for dietary supplements and its regulation. QUALITY NUTRITION WITH DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND NUTRACEUTICALS Mr. Rounak Shrivastava Technical Officer â€“ Application Research Centre Enhance Proteins Ltd. Title: Whey Proteins - Enhance Performance Mr. Rounak Shrivastava elaborated on the whey protein utilization and its manufacturing process at industrial level He also enlisted the amino acids and mineral profile of whey protein and its superiority value over other commercial protein supplements in nutrition. He also gave a brief account on influence of whey protein in sports nutrition market and also its use in treating diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases and obesity. Ms. Soly James Chief Dietician, S.L.Raheja Hospital, (A Fortis Associate) Title: Advanced Clinical Immuno Nutrition & Its Application Ms. Soly James gave a detailed account on Immunonutrition and elaborated on the key processes involved during immune response. She also quoted that Omega-3-fatty acids , L- Arginine and glutamine play a pivotal role in enhancing immunity. She concluded by giving a comprehensive outlook on immuno modulating formulations which can act as adjuvants in conventional therapies. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sungkom Jongpiputvanich Department of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thailand Title: Dietary Management of Medical Conditions in Infants Dr.Sungkom Jongipiputvanich highlighted on the symptoms of milk allergy and elaborated that Breast Milk is the best choice for it. He said that administration of amino
acids reduces allergy.Infant formula is recommended when there is a need for more energy. Fortification of human milk is needed. Preterm should receive early nutrition support with parenteral nutrition. Dr. Renuka Jain Chief Scientific Officer - Bionutrition and Metabolomics Avesthagen Limited Title: Pioneering Approach towards Nutritional Research and Healthcare Dr. Renuka Jain gave an insight into their new innovative bioinformatics tools like ADePtTM, MetagridTMand Research andDevelopment model for new plant sources. She also displayed Functional foods products like TeestarTM, CincataTMand listed its significance along with other Avesta dietary supplements. She also elaborated on the locations of plant exploration of different species in Karnataka. AYURCEUTICALS - THE MARRIAGE OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND MODERN SCIENCE Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya Research Director, Kasturba Health Society, Medical Research Centre Title: Ayurceuticals: Novel Paths, Processes And Products Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya gave comprehensive overview about Ayurvedic nutraceutics and also quoted the enroute for the synthesis of ayurceuticals through Reverse nutraceutics. He also enthralled the audience on the global opportunities of ayurceuticals by giving various prospects of usage of Gut-Brain ayurceuticals and Ayurvedia citrus products. Dr. (Ms.) Shefaali Thanawala Sr. Medical Advisor, Plethico Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Title: Ayurceuticals - The Marriage of Traditional Knowledge and Modern Science Reestablishing the link Dr. (Ms.) Shefaali Thanawalaelaborated each of the seven steps of marriage between Ayurceuticals and Modern Science. She explained the importance of understanding the language ofAyurveda.She showed that how Ayurveda is expanding its horizon beyond the products. Finally she showed us the challenges coming ahead and the way to pave through it. Dr. Suman P S Khanuja Former Director, CIMAP (CSIR), Chief Mentor & Director, NutraHelix Biotech (P) Ltd. Title: Revisiting horticulture as health sector catalyst through fruit genomes and metabolites expression Dr. Suman P S Khanuja said that Functional foods used as dietary components can provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition. He also mentioned the recent development of new technology of designer functional foods which is put into practice where the vegetable matrices are being impregnated with bioactives. He also presented a potential research area of generating an interface between Biohorticulture and Nutraagriculture. He concluded by enlisting various future prospects such as developing an Integrative genomics approach by metabolome diversity utilization.
DIETITIANS & NUTRITIONISTS FORUM - PANEL DISCUSSION ON “NUTRACEUTICALS AND LIFESTYLE DISEASE MANAGEMENT” Dr. Sharad Kasarle Business Head – Nutraceuticals & Health Foods Alkem Laboratories Ltd. Title: “BY PASS THE BY PASS” The management of the Global Cardio Vascular Threat by Clinically proven Medical Nutrition products & supplements. Dr. Sharad Kasarle gave a detailed outlook on various lifestyle threats which give rise to diabetes and heart disease. He also presented the factsheets which signifies the relationship between diabetes and heart attack. He concluded by mentioning an innovative way of Nutrichilation therapy for chronic heart disease patients. Ms. Medha Bhaskaran Marketing Executive – Modern Pharmaceutical Company Title: Managing lifestyle related dehydration Ms. Medha Bhaskaran gave a precise analysis of water balance in the human body. She also gave a detailed account on the concentration of main electrolytes in the different fluid compartments. Her main theme was to display the sodium imbalance and the associated diseases. She concluded by displaying the water imbalance during dehydration due to diarrhea and different adapted lifestyles. Dr. Amit Krishna De Executive Secretary, Indian Science Congress Association. Title: Spices as Nutraceuticals Dr. Amit Krishna De gave a detailed account on different health benefits of spices translating them into nutraceuticals. He gave comprehensive details about the active preinciples present in the traditional Indian spices. He concluded by enthralling the usage of spices which gives potential Antioxidants, Antimicrobials and Antimutagens.
WORKSHOP FOR START-UPS AND EMERGING ENTERPRENEURS ON GMP AND NUTRACEUTICALS AND LIFESTYLE DISEASE MANAGEMENT Moderators: Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti D. Vora, Ph.D, FSSc Head of Department of Biochemistry & Food science and Quality Control, Ramnarain Ruia College Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti D. Vora,said that GMP refers to the Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations promulgated by the US Food and Drug Administration under the authority of theFederal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.These regulations, which have the force of law, require that manufacturers, processors, and packagers of drugs, medical devices, some food, and blood take proactive steps to ensure that their products are safe, pure, and effective.
Dr. Dipak Vora Associate Professor in Microbiology, Ramnarain Ruia College Dr. Dipak Vorastarted by reviewing the status ofindustries which have implemented TQM programs in an attempt to continuously improve the quality of processes and products so as to reduce variations. He said that TQM implicates thequalityof the results
and the processes which is the responsibility of every individual who is involved in the organization. IQC: Set of procedures undertaken by the staff of facility for continuously & concurrently assessing the designated work & the emergent results. EQA: System of objectively assessing the performance by anoutsideagency. (generally specializing is such assessments) Speakers/ Panelists: Ms. Rini Ravindran Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Ms. Rini Ravindrangave a comprehensive outlook onQuality Assurance(QA) which consists ofplanned and systematic activities implemented to provide adequate confidencethat an entity will fulfill requirements for Quality. Mr. Prashant Masali Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Mr. Prashant Masaligave a detailed review on the present day FoodPackaging trends practiced at industrial level which is a coordinated system of preparing food for transport, distribution, storage, retailing and end use. Ms. Vidhi Shah Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Ms. Vidhi Shahstarted by giving an overview about objectives and purposes of documentation: She concluded by stressing the point of complete know how required by the concerned professionals in the industry to ensure that the authorized persons have all information necessary for release. Mr. Dhaval Patel Lecturer, Ramnarain Ruia College Mr. Dhaval Patel gave a brief account on the different food laws existing presently under the legislative body and discussed the Scenario, before and after the advent of FSSAI act. He concluded by laying forth the future tasks which needs to be considered in order to fill the lacunae and harmonize the judiciary which regulates the Food industry sector.
BEST POSTER AWARDS Poster Session' Walkway of Discovery' Poster Session gave opportunity to students and senior academia to put new ideas and talents to portrait their innovative ideas to the industry. 6th Nutra India Summit acknowledged few Posters with the Poster Awards. They are : Poster Awards: Name: Ms Manjushri Gawhane Institute: Agharkar Research Institute Poster Title: Prebiotic Potential of Some Mangifera Indica Varieties Name: Dr. Neelam Chaturvedi Institute: Banasthali University Poster Title: Phytochemicals and Nutritional Analysis and Effect of Processing on the Cyanoglycosides Content of Bamboo Shoots ( Bambusa Vulgaris) to Assess its Utility As Food Name: Ms. Bhavya S. N Institute: University of Mysore Poster Title: Antioxidant Activity in different cereals from Corn based ready to eat breakfast cereals Name: Dr. Swarna Vyas Institute: GI Surgery, Bhopal Memorial Hospital Research Centre Poster Title: Role of Immuno- Nutrition (Alanyl- Glutamine Dipeptide) In Critically Ill Patients
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Role of Immuno- Nutrition (Alanyl- Glutamine Dipeptide) In Critically Ill Patients Weekend TPN: An Alternative to Partial Home TPN for Short Bowel Syndrome Nutraceuticals for control of oral cavity pathogens
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Functional activities of some indigenous prebiotic plant materials Prebiotic potential of some Mangifera indica varieties Unconventional Greens: Analysis of nutritional and nutraceutical potential Antioxidant activity in different cereals from corn based ready-to-eat breakfast cereals Using legume and green combinations as predictive food models t5o study the effects of processing and storage on antioxidant components and their in vitro bioaccessibilty Effect of a short term intervention with Borage flowers on selected biochemical parameters of diabetic subjects Dextran Production by Lactic Acid Bacteria And Its Application In Gastronomy’ Phytochemicals And Nutritional Analysis And Effect Of Processing On the Cyanoglycosides Content Of Bamboo Shoots ( Bambusa vulgaris) to Assess its utility As food Development of a sensory attractive and Nutraceutical enriched bar from ber( Zizyphus mauritiana Lamk) Antioxidant composition of Black carrot juice extracted through enzyme assisted processing Development And Nutritional Evaluation of Sports Drinks ( high carbohydrate and Carbohydrate protein) And their Assessment on Sports Performance Effect of Processed Quality Protein Maize (QPM) on the Growth Of Preschool Children Biochemical , Bactericidal and Organoleptic Studies of Piper nigrum ( Black pepper) Antioxidant activity of Biofunctional leaf protein extract of Ipomoea aquatica Forsk. extracted by different procedures Ethno - botany and nutraceutical value of Xeromphis uliginosa (Retz) Mahesh 5 minute ready to eat nutritious complete meal
CEO SUMMIT CEO SUMMIT representing the Who's Who of the Nutraceutical, Pharma and Food Industry. The focal theme of the Panel Discussion was "EVOLVING CONSUMER TRENDS ON HEALTHY LIVING: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE INDUSTRY IN INDIA" The CEO Summit was moderated by Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC, FIFT Chairman, International Advisory Committee, 6th Nutra India Summit; Director, CFTRI, Mysore; The Panelists were: Mr. William S. Pinckney, Managing Director & CEO Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Sanjaya J. Mariwala, Managing Director, Kancor Ingredients Ltd. Managing Director, OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd. Mr. Akkshay G. Mehta, Managing Director, Mission Vivacare Limited. Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar VP R&D and Site Leader Unilever R&D, Hindustan Unilever Limited. Mr. Manoj Shirodkar, Country Head,Forlife Trading India Pvt.Ltd. Mr. Rajaram Sankaran, Business Unit Head - Medical Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition International, India Dr. Renuka Jain, Chief Scientific Officer - Bionutrition and Metabolomics, Avesthagen Limited FEW GLIMPSES OF CEO SUMMIT
NuFFooDS: Ingredients & Products Expo The NuFFooDS Expo at 6th Nutra India Summit 2011, has successfully provided an ideal opportunity to connect and trade with Nutraceutical companies, Research Fraternity, Industry and Processing equipment manufacturers to promote their products and services in this sector. Over whelming response from the exhibitors and Industry leaders has proved NuFFooDS Expo to be the great success in this edition of the Summit. Participation of products from across spectrum with Nutraceuticals, Active Ingredients, Fortified products, various Health Food for commercial application were showcased in the Expo. NuFFooDS expo got good response from Health Conscious Consumers who had amazing interactions with the participants. The Research Institutions who displayed their cutting edge scientific research work were very well appreciated by the Scientific Fraternity and the Industry.
Here are few Active Feedbacks from Exhibitors at NuFFooDS EXPO@6th Nutra India Summit "95 % + Exhibitors felt that it was an Very Good platform for networking, showcasing latest Products & Services and meeting desired Audience". Overall Perception of the Event
"It was an excellent interaction with perfect visitors of required profile."
NuFFooDS -The Products and Ingredients Expo had showcase of innovative Products & Services from
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Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd Ace International Agilent Technologies Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Arc Distributors Bhagavathi Ana Labs Limited Bio Nutrients (India) Pvt. Ltd. Care World Cognis Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research Defence Food Research Laboratory Devson Impex Pvt. Ltd. DSM Nutritional Products India Pvt. Ltd. DuCool India Enhance Proteins Ltd. Express Pharma Hindustan Unilever Limited Indian Institute Of Crop Processing Technology. Ingredients South Asia K.C. Laboratories K.Patel Phyto Extractions Pvt. Ltd. Kongposh Publications Naturex Nilsan Nishotech Systems Pvt. Ltd NSF International Nutrahelix Biotech Pvt Ltd Omniactive Health Technologies Ltd & Kancor Ingredient Ltd. Parry Nutraceuticals Saffron Media Sristi Biosciences Pvt. Ltd. State Of Karnataka Superchem Nutri Formulations Trade India Tulip Lab Pvt. Ltd. Udyog Pharma Venkatesh Natural Extracts Pvt. Ltd. West Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.