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Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2016 Jul 29;56 Suppl 1:S1-3. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2015.1111074.

Phytochemicals in Food and Nutrition.

Xiao J1,2.

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a College of Food Science, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University , Fuzhou , Fujian , P. R. China.
b Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau University , Taipa, Macau , P. R. China.


The International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food (ISPMF2015) was held from June 26 to 29, 2015, in Shanghai, China. It is for the first time that a Phytochemical Society of Europe conference took place in China, which provided an opportunity for 270 scientists from 48 countries to communicate their up-to-date knowledge on phytochemicals. ISPMF2015 comprised exciting and various programs with 16 sessions, including 12 plenary lectures, 20 invited talks, 55 short oral presentations, and more than 130 posters. With the help of Prof. Fergus M. Clydesdale, a special issue of Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition containing 11 reviews from scientists was presented in this conference. In this special issue, bioactive flavonoids and polysaccharides for human health received significant attention.


Phytochemicals; food; nutrition; symposium

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