HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 August 2021 - Premier
global nutrition company Herbalife
Nutrition has teamed up with the
American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (AmCham Taiwan) to hold the 2021
Citizen's Health Forum through its public education platform the Asia Pacific e-Wellness Tour.
The Forum, which will take place virtually on August 27, brings together renowned
nutrition, academic and scientific experts from Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and
USA to share insights on the role of nutritional supplements and healthy active
lifestyles in enabling healthier lives for consumers in the region.
"The 2021 Citizen's Health Forum is part of our ongoing
efforts in collaborating with nutrition experts and healthcare professionals to
accelerate nutrition education for the public," said Dr. Kent Bradley, Chief Health
and Nutrition Officer, Herbalife Nutrition. "The exchange of science-backed
nutritional knowledge through industry forums such as this will not only foster
greater awareness of the role of nutrition in enabling healthier lives, it will
also contribute to the quality and depth of nutrition-related discourse to
benefit the wider healthcare community."
The Forum will feature six
experts from esteemed academic/professional institutions in North Asia and USA.
Nutrition-related topics that will be featured at the Forum include:
- Can antioxidants make
lifespan longer?By Dr.
Zhen-Yu Chen, Chair Professor of Graduate Division, School of Life Sciences,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- How to improve health
protection through nutrition in the pandemic period?By Dr.
Chin-Kun Wang, Former President of Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
- Molecular mechanism for
cardiovascular benefits of soybean proteinBy Dr.
Wing Tak Jack Wong, School of Life Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong,
- Sports nutrition: improving
immunity and healthy agingBy Dr.
Chia-Hua Kuo, Dean of College of Kinesiology, University of Taipei, Taiwan
- Physical activity and
postprandial metabolismBy Dr.
Masashi Miyashita, Head of Exercise Metabolism Laboratory, Faculty of Sports
Science, Waseda University, Japan
- California Obesity Prevention
Project – key learningsBy Dr.
Simon Sum, Director-at-Large, California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
"We are proud to be the exclusive partner for AmCham
Taiwan's 2021 Citizen's Health Forum," said Stephen Conchie,
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Herbalife Nutrition Asia Pacific. "By bringing in our nutrition expertise and having meaningful
exchanges with the experts and attendees at the Health Forum, we hope to inspire
people in the Asia Pacific region to live healthier lives through the power of
good nutrition and active living, and contribute to supporting the United Nation's
Sustainable Development Goal of enabling good health and well-being for
The 2021 Citizen's Health Forum is open for healthcare
professionals, nutritionists, food science experts as well as members of the
public, and will be conducted in English with Japanese, Cantonese, and Mandarin
interpretations available simultaneously. Event registration is free and
available at amcham.com.tw.