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Mark Messina, PhD,MS, President, Nutrition Matters, Inc., Eau Claire, Wisconsin
International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition
Mark Messina, PhD, MS | ABSTRACT
Loma Linda University, California
Dr. Messina is the co-owner of Nutrition Matters, Inc., a nutrition consulting company, an adjunct associate professor at Loma Linda University, and the Executive Director of the Soy Nutrition Institute.
He is a former program director with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and while at the NCI he initiated a multi-million dollar research program on the anticancer effects of soy.
Since leaving the NCI, Dr. Messina has devoted his time to the study of the health effects of soyfoods and soybean isoflavones.
He writes extensively on these subjects, having published more than 65 articles and book chapters for health professionals, and has given more than 500 presentations to both consumer and professional groups in 44 countries.
Dr. Messina is the chairperson of the editorial advisory board and writes a regular column for The Soy Connection, a quarterly newsletter that reaches over 250,000 dietitians and other health professionals.
He has also organized and chaired nine international symposia on the role of soy in preventing and treating chronic disease and has organized soy meetings in China, India, Brazil and Italy.
Dr. Messina is the co-author of three books.
The Simple Soybean and Your Health (Avery Publishing Group, 1994), The Vegetarian Way (Crown Publishers, 1996) and The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications (Aspen Publishers, 1996, Jones and Bartlett, 2004, 2010).
"Soya & Oilseed Summit 2007" Explores Innovations in Food and Energy as Competition for Agricultural Resources Escalates
Presenters in the Food Track include; Barbara Katz, president, HealthFocus International; Mark Messina, principal of Nutrition Matters, Inc. and past director of the National Cancer Institute's Diet and Cancer Branch; Lester Wilson, professor of food science and nutrition at Iowa State University; John Harangody, director, commodity products, CME Group; and David Dzisiak, commercial leader for oils at Dow AgroSciences LLC.
That's why the Soyfoods ...
That's why the Soyfoods Council offers the following information from soy expert Mark Messina, Ph.D.
He explains several recent studies involving the health benefits of soyfoods.
Messina, Executive Director of the Soy Nutrition Institute, shares details about soy as it relates to five of the ten leading causes of death for women: heart disease, stroke, cancer, kidney disease and diabetes.
For details about the studies cited by Mark Messina, Ph.D., other information about soyfoods and your health, and easy recipe ideas, visit the Soyfoods Council website at www.thesoyfoodscouncil.com.
Mark Messina, director of ...
Mark Messina, director of the Soy Nutrition Institute, suggests that consumers try to find soyfoods they enjoy and add them to their regular diet.