Beginning a discussion of nutrition and health disparities
Lancaster, K. J.
Bermudez, O. I.
Lancaster, K. J. and Bermudez, O. I. (2011) Beginning a discussion of nutrition and health disparities. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 93 (5). 1161S-1162S.
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In 2005, the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) created a Minority Affairs Committee (MAC). The goal of the committee is to enhance the participation of scientists from minority groups in the activities of the ASN. Because of the marked disparities in health conditions between white Americans and ethnic minority groups, the MAC also aims to promote scholarly interaction in the area of nutrition in health disparities. To that end, in 2010, the MAC held its first symposium at Experimental Biology. The goal of the symposium was to begin a discussion within the ASN of the role of nutrition in disparities...