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“International Conference on Role of Diet, Physical Activity & Lifestyle in Promoting Health” held on 20-21 November, 2015.
 
 
   
  Agenda
   
  Role of Diet, Physical Activity & Lifestyle in Promoting Health, Dr P G Mahipala, DG, DGHS, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Sri Lanka
   
  Role of Diet, Physical Activity & Lifestyle: Global Perspective, Dr Michael Sagner, M.D. President, European Society of Lifestyle Medicine(ESLM), Paris
   
  Role of Diet, Physical Activity & Lifestyle: Sri Lankan Perspective Dr. A. M. S. B. Mahamithawa, Director, Estate and Urban Health, Former Director, Nutrition Division, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous, Medicine, Government of Sri Lanka
   
  Risk Factors & Determinants Of NCDs: Global Perspective, Prof. Fred Brouns, Chair “Health Food Innovation” Dept of Human Biology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands
   
  Risk Factors & Determinants Of NCDs: Sri Lankan Perspective, Dr. V. T. S. K. Siriwardana, Director , Non-Communicable Diseases Unit, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Government of Sri Lanka
   
  Role of Adequate & Balanced Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Dietary Fibres, Micronutrients, Dr B Sesikeran, Former Director, National Institute of Nutrition, India
   
  Importance of Physical Activity in Maintaining Calorie Balance & Health, Dr. John Foreyt, Professor, Department of Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
   
  Functional Foods & Beverages, Dr V. Prakash, Distinguished Scientist of CSIR-India, Vice President, International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS), Director of Research, Innovation and Development at JSSMVP
   
  Overview Of Global Research On Tea & Health, Dr. Gargi Saha, Research Officer, National Tea Research Foundation, India
   
  Food for Healthy Gut, Dr B Sesikeran, Former Director, National Institute of Nutrition, India
   
  Food Consumption Pattern Data & Physical Activity: Regional Perspective, Dr G.N.V Brahmam, Former HOD, Division of Community Studies, National Institute of Nutrition
   
  Initiatives By Industry For Food Choices: Overview, Prof. Fred Brouns, Chair “Health Food Innovation” Dept. of Human Biology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands
   
  Sugar Reduction and Using Sugar Substitutes (Low Calorie Sweeteners), Dr Grant Dubois, Sweetness Technologies LLC, USA
   
  Role of Fats in Promoting Health, Ms. Dilani Hettiarachchi, Nutrition and Health Manager, Unilever Sri Lanka
   
  Food Consumption Pattern Data & Physical Activity: Sri Lanka, Dr. K D Renuka Silva, Senior Lecturer, Human Nutrition, Department of Applied Nutrition, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka