Scientific Program - Wednesday (subject to change)

07:30-08:30 Breakfast: Sponsored and served by Gad Dairies and Berman Bakery
HALL 1
08:30-10:00
Session 1: Mediterranean Diet- What is the benefit?
School for Public Health - Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Hadassah Medical Center - Hospital Ein Karem, Jerusalem
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairpersons:
Elliot Berry, Israel
Elena Paravantes, Greece
08:30-08:55
Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet: Improving the Evidence
Lluis Serra Majem, Spain
08:55-09:15
Cardio: Protection activities of the Biblical Seven Species
Michael Aviram, Israel
09:15-09:40
The Biblical Origins of the Mediterranean Diet
Elliot Berry, Israel
09:40-10:00
Dates protect against Cardiovascular Diseases via Cholesterol Removal from Arterial Cells: 'Special benefit for Amari and Deri Varieties'
Michael Aviram, Israel
HALL 2
08:30-10:00
Session 2: The nutrition of the Arab population in the past, present and future
Clalit Health Services
Chairperson:
Nuha Zeidan, Israel
08:30-08:50
The social capital of the Arab community in Israel and its relationship to healthy and unhealthy behaviors
Obied Samira, Israel
08:50-09:10
Differences in dietary patterns and dietary changes among Jews and Arabs in Israel
Katheleen Abu-Saad, Israel
09:10-09:30
The effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention program among non-diabetic obese
Arab women
Nuha Zeidan, Israel
09:50- 09:30
Grains: the whole story
Suha Khoury, Israel
09:50-10:00
Q&A
HALL 3
08:30-10:00
Session 3: About oil and standarization
In collaboration with Terra Olivio for International Olive Oil Week
Chairperson:
Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Greece
08:30-09:00
The label and what it is about
Adi Naali, Israel
09:00-09:30
About taste and flavors…
Fathi Abed El Ahadi, Israel
09:30-10 :00
Anti-oxidant effects of olive oil extracts: in-vitro functional and proteomic studies
Baukje De Roos, UK
HALL 4
08:30-10:00
Session 4: Day by day: Importance of fiber intake as a part of a healthy Mediterranean diet
In collaboration with Benefiber
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairpersons:
Joanne L. Slavin , USA
Nachum Vaisman , Israel
08:30-08:50
Fibers importance for good digestive health (referring to the different populations such as healthy adults, children etc.)
Joanne L. Slavin , USA
08:50-09:10
The effect of nutrients and fiber on gut microflora
Nachum Vaisman , Israel
09:10- 09:30



09:30- 09:50



09:50-10 :00
Fibers in general: soluble/ insoluble. Types + advantages of fibers and the difference between- including PHGG
Joanne L. Slavin , USA

Dietary Fiber Intake in Israel- findings from the Mabat National Health and Nutrition surveys Rebecca Goldsmith, Israel

Q&A
HALL 5
08:30-10:00
Session 5: Type 1 Diabetes: Nutrition & Beyond
Pediatric, Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit- The Edmond and Lily Safra
Children's Hospital. Sheba- Tel Hashomer Medical Center
Chairperson:
Orit Pinhas-Hamiel, Israel
08:30-08:45
Early nutrition and risk of Type 1 diabetes mellitus
Bruria Sher, Israel
08:45-09:00
Celiac in Type 1 diabetes children and youth – prevalence, metabolic control and growth parameters
Amit Akirov, Israel
09:00-09:15
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Children, Adolescents and Young adults with Type 1 diabetes and their metabolic control
Orit Pinhas-Hamiel, Israel
09:15-09:30
Eating Disorders in Adolescent girls with Type 1 Diabetes
Noa Levek-Motola, Israel
09:30-09:45
Vitamin D and type 1 diabetes mellitus: state of the art
Mariana Rachmiel, Israel
09:45-10:00
Q&A
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Visit (Sponsored by Aroma-Israel)
HALL 1
10:30-12:00
Session 6: Health Influences of the Mediterranean Diet
School for Public Health - Hadassah University
Hospital Ein Karem, Jerusalem
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairperson:
Elliot Berry, Israel
H. Altman, Israel
10:30-10:50
Mediterranean Diet and Nutrition Adequacy
Lluis Serra Majem,Spain
10:50-11:10
Mediterranean Diet and its reestablishment in Greece
Elena Paravantes, Greece
11:10-11:30
The characterization of the Mediterranean Diet as a sustainable diet
Sandro Dernini, Italy
11:30-11:50
Tell me your Sociotype and I will tell you your weight
Elliot Berry, Israel
11:50-12:00
Q&A
HALL 2
10:30-12:00
Session 7: Mediterranean Diabetes – The Investigation Continues!
The S. Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems Evaluation
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairpersons:
Iris Shai, Israel
Ilana Herman Baham, Israel
10:30-10:50
When is it up, when down?: Hourly dynamics in glucose levels recorded by Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS), over 3 days, in people with type 2 diabetes
 
Shula Witkow, Israel
10:50-11:10
The three (!) abdominal fat tissues. Which is mostly associated with favoring type 2 diabetes? Usage of MRI imaging
Rachel Golan, Israel
11:10-11:50
Dynamics in blood pressure, each hour, during 24 hours, among type 2 diabetics. Who has the highest? When is the lowest point? Using the Holter Blood Pressure Technique
Yftach Gepner, Israel
11:50-12:00
Improved HDL levels in diabetes patients with the assistance of drugs – Does treatment bypass the diet? Status Update
Yaacov Hankin, Israel
HALL 3
10:30-12:00
Session 8: Nutrition rich in olive oil and contribution to human health
In collaboration with Terra Olivio for International Olive Oil Week
Chairperson:
Baukje De Roos, UK
10:30-11:00
Olive oil and health: a new angle
Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Greece
11:00-11:30
New research in olive oil and health
Emilio Martinez- Victoria Munioz, Spain
11:30-12:00
The interaction between olive oil and drugs within the human liver and intestines
Loai Bashir, Israel
HALL 4
10:30-12:00
Session 9: From volume to value the role in the Mediterranean diet
In collaboration with Strauss Institute
Chairperson:
Eyal Shimoni, Israel
10:30-11:10
Pomegranate attenuates Atherosclerosis development: on POM (pomegranate juice) and PON (paraoxonase)
Michael Aviram, Israel
11:10-11:50
What is new in bone biology- new recommendations for nourishment
Uri Liberman, Israel
11:50-12:00
The Mediterranean Diet - from theory to practice
Eyal Shimoni, Israel
HALL 5
10:30-12:00
Session 10: Eat, Pray, Love- Treatment of eating disorders in early childhood
Deptartment of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases Unit at Safra Children´s Medical Center, Sheba
Nutrition & Dietetics Department of Clalit Health Service and Schneider Children Hospital, Israel
In collaboration with Pediasure-Similac
Chairperson:
Tal Sadeh, Israel

Expert Panel: Discussion and conclusions
Akiva Fradkin, Israel
Irit Poraz, Israel

The first treatment within the “mother-child” relationship: Drops of Milk
Yona Ferber, Israel

The role of primary care physicians in the community
Shimon Barak, Israel
Nutritional counseling via the community dietitian
Lilach Hadar Dgani, Israel

Counseling and training to improve eating and swallowing skills
Orly Herzberg, Israel

The therapeutic model/approach of a psycho-sociology team
Miri Koren, Israel

The therapeutic model/approach of a interdisciplinary team in order to solve complex problems
Ronit Sarig Klein, Israel

Mirta David, Israel

The therapeutic model/approach to outpatient hospitalization
David Shtair, Israel
12:00-12:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Visit (Sponsored by Aroma-Israel)
HALLS 2-3
12:30-14:00
Session 11: Plenary Session
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairperson: Pierre Singer, Israel
12:30-12:40
Welcome Speech - 10 mins
Pierre Singer- Chairman of the Israel Nutrition Week
Sylvia Escott-Stump- President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ADA)
Yossi Gamzou- Director of the Ministry of Health
יו"ר מדעיים:
Iris Shai, Israel
Elliot Berry, Israel
12:40-13:10
Healthy Ageing - what, why, how
Sylvia Escott-Stump, USA
13:10-13:40
Updating the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid
Luis Serra Majem, Spain
13:40-14:00
The Mediterranean Diet and Cancer Incidence and Progression
Meir Stampfer, USA
14:00-15:00
Lunch Break - Sponsored by McDonald's
HALL 2
15:00-17:00
Session 12: Mediterranean Diet for women's health: Gender Nutrition Perspectives
Research and Development. Member of Nutrition and Research Institute
Rabin Medical Center, Belinson Campus
Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health
Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center- School of Public Health, Faculty of Welfare and Health
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairpersons:
Niva Shapira, Israel
Janis Roszler, USA
15:00-15:20
Carotenoids: inversely modulate estrogenic activity in cancer and bone cells
Joseph Levy, Israel
Yoav Sharoni, Israel
15:20-15:40
Impact of N-3 ALA in pregnant mothers' diet and healthy development of future offspring
Alicia Leikin-Frenkel, Israel
15:40-16:00
Adherence to Mediterranean diet and sexual function in women with type 2 diabetes
Janis Roszler,USA
16:00-16:20
Mediterranean Diet vs. mental ageing and the risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s - specifically for women
Niva Shapira, Israel
16:20-16:30
Q&A
HALL 1
15:00-16:30
Session 13: Nutrition and Exercise - Perspective and News about Mineral and Fluid for Marathon, Triathlon and Endurance Athlete
School of Nutrition and Exercise Department
School for Coaches & Instructors Wingate Institute

Chairpersons:
Yair Lahav , Israel
Eli Sedres, Israel
15:00-15:30
Rehydration during extended exercise
Yuval Heled , Israel
15:30-16:00
Exercise induced hyponatremia
Yoram Epstein , Israel
16:00-16:30
Magnesium, exercise and muscle cramps
Yair Lahav , Israel
HALL 3
15:00-16:30
Session 14: Novel aspects in nutritional research
Research work held by students from the Biochemistry and Nutrition Department- Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(With simultaneous translation provided)
Chairpersons:
Oren Tirosh, Israel
Aron Troen, Israel
15:00-15:20
The Effect of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid on NAFLD Progression
Diana Weinberg, Israel
15:20-15:40
AMPK- a metabolic sensor that regulates the biological clock
Maayan Barnea, Israel
15:40-16:00
The effects of dietary palmitic acid triacyglyceride position on anthropometric measures and bone strength, in preterm infants
Keren Davidson, Israel
16:00-16:20
The role of Omega-3 fatty acids in skeletal development
Netta Koren, Israel
16:20-16:30
Q&A
16:30-19:00
Meeting: Total parenteral nutrition- the news (HALL 1)
Supported by Baxter and Teva Medical - by invitation

Introduction and general comments on n-9
Pierre Singer, Israel
The importance of protein administration in the actually ill
Georg Kreymann, Germany
Parenteral nutrition in the ICO- how to choose the formula?
Mette Berger, Switzerland
The surgical patients with intestinal failure: Nutritional support
Irit Chermesh, Israel
15:00-18:00
Workshop 4: Effective writing of scientific papers
Iris Shai
, Israel
15:00-18:00
Workshop 7: The Leadership Challenge
Beatriz Dyckes
, USA; Ziva Stahl, Israel
18:00-20:00
Meeting: Innovation and update on the dietary fiber world
Supported by NOVARTIS - Pharmacists