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Ingestive Behavior Research Center International Conference on Flavor and Feeding

September 21 @ 7:00 PM - - September 23 @ 1:30 PM - Purdue University - Stewart Center, West Lafayette, IN

The flavors of foods and beverages influence ingestive behaviors and the physiological responses to food consumption. They may contribute to diet-related health disorders or be used to promote wellbeing. The goals of this international conference are to critically review current knowledge and future research needs related to the: A) physiological processes underlying flavor perception, B) influence of each of the sensory components of flavor on feeding, C) clinical applications of flavor, and D) use of flavor by the food industry.

There will be 25 renowned presenters on campus to explore flavor’s pivotal role in health and diet-related disorders as well as to identify future areas of research. Session topics will include:

  • What is Flavor and Why Does it Matter?
  • Peripheral Sensory Signaling and Feeding
  • Central Integration
  • Flavor and the Consumer
  • Flavor in the Food Industry
  • Future Direction

We invite you to attend this informative conference. Registration is available at provided link.

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