Press Release: Albion Co-Sponsors Symposium with American Society for Nutrition

April 9, 2012

The April 22 session, “Zinc Nutrition: From Discovery to Global Health Impact,” will be part of the American Society of Nutrition’s Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology 2012.

Press Release: Albion

CLEARFIELD, UT (April 3, 2012) – The American Society for Nutrition’s Scientific Sessions and Annual at Experimental Biology Meeting 2012 will take place in San Diego, April 21-25. Albion is pleased to announce that it is a co-sponsor of a symposium entitled “Zinc Nutrition: From Discovery to Global Health Impact” chaired by Harold H. Sandstead, MD as part of the Education Track of the American Society of Nutrition’s Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology 2012. This session will be held Sunday, April 22 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in Ballroom 20D of the San Diego Convention Center.  The purpose of this seminar is to review the history of discoveries in chemistry, in other species, in dietetics and in clinical nutrition that have resulted in the current understanding of the various roles of zinc in health, and of future challenges.  Please join us at ASN’s Scientific Sessions at EB 2012 as we review the role of zinc in nutrition.

Albion is the world leader and innovator in mineral amino acid chelate nutrition. Since its establishment in 1956 Albion has sought to manufacture highly bioavailable nutritional mineral forms and to understand their function and prove their effectiveness through third party research and clinical studies. This deep understanding and continued research has kept Albion on the leading edge of product development and application. With two sales divisions under the corporate umbrella, Albion serves the plant and human nutrition industries worldwide.  Further information about Albion can be found at www.albionminerals.com.

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is the authoritative voice on nutrition and publisher of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, The Journal of Nutrition, and Advances in Nutrition. Established in 1928, ASN's more than 4,500 members in more than 65 countries work in academia, practice, government, and industry. ASN advances excellence in nutrition research and practice through its publications, education, public affairs and membership programs. Visit us at www.nutrition.org.