October 30, 2006
Contact: Kaylyn Kendall Dines
Dietary Supplements and Weight Loss: What’s Safe?
NEWARK — Some people associate the holiday season with weight gain and others try to find quick ways to shed unwanted pounds to fulfill their weight loss resolutions. A nutrition expert at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey will facilitate a discussion on the impact that dietary supplements can have on weight loss. The free presentation, which is open to the public and the media, will take place on Thurs., Nov. 9, at noon, at the UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions, 65 Bergen Street, 3rd Fl. Auditorium, Newark. The presentation will be televised on the New Brunswick and Stratford campuses. Addresses are listed below.
The presentation, “Dietary Supplements Marketed for Weight Loss,” is sponsored by the Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Institute for Nutrition Interventions at the UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions. Dr. Diane Rigassio Radler, an assistant professor in the Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition at the UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions, will facilitate the one-hour presentation. She will offer advice on the safety and the effectiveness of taking dietary supplements.
To register for the presentation, call Elizabeth Cunha at 973-972-8519 or register online at http://www.umdnj.edu/icam/lecture_registration_form. Visit: http://umdnj.edu/icam. INI is dedicated to nutrition education, practice, research and service for the UMDNJ community. For more information, visit: http://shrp.umdnj.edu/programs/INI/.
WHAT: Presentation: Dietary Supplements Marketed for Weight Loss
WHEN: Thursday, November 9th, 2006, from noon to 1 p.m.
WHERE: UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street, Stanley S. Bergen Building, 3rd Fl., Newark
The presentation will be televised on the New Brunswick and Stratford campuses at:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
125 Paterson Street, Clinical Academic Bldg. Rm. 1302, New Brunswick
UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine
One Medical Center Drive, Academic Center Rm. 276, Stratford