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Vitamin D, obesity, and obesity-related chronic disease among ethnic minorities: Nutrition ; Sunlight, vitamin D and the prevention of cancer: Eur J Cancer Prev ; Vitamin D and mammographic breast density: Cancer Causes Control ; Can supplementation with vitamin D reduce the risk or modify the course of autoimmune diseases?

A systematic review of the literature. Autoimmun Rev ; A systematic literature review of vitamin D and ovarian cancer. Vitamin D and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk in adults: Cancer Invest ; Sakthiswary R, Raymond AA. The clinical significance of vitamin D in systemic lupus erythematosus: PLoS One ;8 1.

Association between vitamin D intake and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis: Clin Rheumatol ; Vitamin D during pregnancy and maternal, neonatal and infant health outcomes: Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol ; 26 suppl 1: The association between vitamin D and cardiometabolic risk factors in children: Clin Pediatr Phila ; Vitamin D in the prevention of acute respiratory infection: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol ; Association between serum levels of hydroxyvitamin D and osteoarthritis: Rheumatology ; Vitamin D, cognition, and dementia: Neurology ; Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol ; Blood hydroxyvitamin D concentration and hypertension: J Hypertens ; Meta-analysis of vitamin D, calcium and the prevention of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Res Treat ; Circulating vitamin D, calcium and risk of cerebrovascular disease: Eur J Epidemiol ; Vitamin D with or without calcium supplementation for prevention of cancer and fractures: Preventive Services Task Force.

Vitamin D deficiency, cognitive impairment and dementia: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord ; Blood hydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations and incident sporadic colorectal adenoma risk: Circulating hydroxyvitamin D concentration and the risk of type 2 diabetes: Diabetologia ; Circulating hydroxyvitamin D and risk of kidney cancer: Meta-analysis of observational studies of serum hydroxyvitamin D levels and colorectal, breast and prostate cancer and colorectal adenoma.

Int J Cancer ; Associations of circulating and dietary vitamin D with prostate cancer risk: Optimal vitamin D status for colorectal cancer prevention: Am J Prev Med ; Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: Prev Med ; Association between vitamin D and risk of colorectal cancer: J Clin Oncol ; Vitamin D and type 2 diabetes: Eur J Clin Nutr ; Serum hydroxyvitamin D and prevention of breast cancer: Anticancer Res ; Nnoaham KE, Clarke A.

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Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev ; A meta-analysis of 25 hydroxyvitamin D in older people with fracture of the proximal femur.

N Z Med J ; Vitamin D and prevention of colorectal adenoma: Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; Eur J Cancer ; Gynecol Oncol ; Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies: Cancer Epidemiol ; Vitamin D deficiency and depression in adults: Br J Psychiatry ; J Alzheimers Dis ; Ann Neurol ; Higher blood 25 OH D level may reduce the breast cancer risk: Circulating hydroxy-vitamin D and risk of cardiovascular disease: Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes ; 5: Low hydroxyvitamin D and risk of type 2 diabetes: Clin Chem ; Vitamin D and risk of future hypertension: Plasma vitamin D levels, menopause, and risk of breast cancer: Medicine Baltimore ; Autier P, Gandini S.

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See the photos taken at the event in our picture gallery as well as the videos. The live stream has ended, thank you for joining us online. We hope you enjoyed our Food4Thought18 debates! You will find videos and presentations of the sessions here in the coming days. Please spread widely and engage your community to contribute to the future of nutrition. The science and politics of nutrition.

Swiss Re believes that improved nutritional advice will lead to better health outcomes and greater societal resilience against lifestyle diseases. Don't miss out on this opportunity to join nutritional researchers and interact with leading experts in the fields of medicine, research and public policy backgrounds. Together, we can reclaim the nutritional debate for science and evidence-based research.

Nutrition, which is often neglected, is one of the biggest drivers of the global epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases, including obesity and diabetes. However, the evidence base for dietary advice is beset with poor quality science and unresolved controversy.

The series aims to prompt debate and challenge conventional wisdom on nutritional advice. Swiss Re is committed to promoting greater societal resilience against chronic lifestyle diseases like Diabetes, and believes that improved nutritional advice will lead to better health outcomes.

The Swiss Re Institute is live streaming a conference with the article authors. You can find all the articles on the BMJ website or take a look through the Food for thought collection below:. A history of nutrition science: Panel discussion on "What evidence can we trust? Panel discussion on "Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities" Moderator: The role of bias in nutritional research via video conference John P.

Personalised nutrition José M. Barriers and opportunities for healthier eating: Panel discussion on "Food politics and policy" Moderator: Closing comments and open discussion on the way forward Moderator: This Division advances health and equity through population chronic disease prevention strategies, improving clinical care quality and access, and advancing the use of information technology.

Prior to her current position, from , Dr. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Throughout her career she has overseen nutrition-related policy initiatives, including restricting trans fat use in NYC restaurants, launching the National Salt Reduction Initiative, establishing food procurement nutrition standards for NYC government agencies, and establishing sodium warning labels in chain restaurants and expanding calorie labeling regulations.

She has provided consultation to the World Health Organization and Ministries of Health on work related to chronic disease prevention and control. Angell is board certified in internal medicine. He is fluent in Japanese. Past appointments for Dr. Bohn often conducts seminars on topics ranging from credit instrument valuation to portfolio management.

He has published widely in the area of credit risk. His recent research focuses on factor modeling and large-scale risk simulations. Bohn is an affiliated researcher at U.

Berkeley, Stanford and several industry partners. On occasion, he teaches financial engineering at U. Bohn received his M. His dissertation on corporate bond pricing was written under the guidance of Terry Marsh, Mark Rubinstein and Thomas Rothenberg.

His research has been incorporated into quantitative tools regularly used in financial risk management applications at many global financial institutions. He received his B. She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index or GI of foods and its role in human health.

She has written close to scientific publications. Her research interests focus on diet and diabetes, insulin resistance, lactose intolerance and oligosaccharides in infant nutrition. She is the proud recipient of two Nucleus cochlear implants.

Emile and team are responsible for supporting Swiss Re's profitable growth in one largest and most dynamic life reinsurance markets in the world through strong pricing discipline, sound reinsurance structures, and bespoke product development assistance for our valued clients.

Emile joined the Swiss Re family in with its acquisition of the former Mercantile and General Re. Emile has worked in new business origination throughout his career at Swiss Re including in force transactions. Prior to Swiss Re, Emile worked for a direct insurer working in valuation, asset liability management, and direct marketing.

Emile is very active in the Canadian Institute Actuaries CIA , speaking frequently at meetings and leading or contributing to various committee sections. His most recent projects include leading the development of the Canadian Stand-alone Critical Illness tables, and the establishment of the first ever Canadian Critical Illness experience study. He was also a lead contributor for the CIA paper on selective lapses. Emile is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he has a Specialist degree in Actuarial Science with a major in Statistics and a minor in Economics.

Emile is married with two children. His current technical research interests relate to nutrition and its impact on mortality and morbidity as well as wearable technology and algorithm development. Her principal research interest is in understanding the links between dietary factors and the risk of cardiometabolic diseases, in developing and using improved methods to assess diet, including the use of objectively measured nutritional biomarkers, and in understanding between-population differences in disease risk.