Nov 04-05, 2024    Dubai, UAE
World Health Congress on

Diet, Nutrition and Obesity

Longdom Conferences hosts 200+ leading international conferences and virtual events annually. It is instrumental in bringing together experts and learners from all over the globe for mutual growth and effective research-oriented discussions. As per the present situation in the field of Healthcare especially regarding Obesity, Longdom Meetings is hosting its “World Health Congress on Diet, Nutrition and Obesity” scheduled for November 04-05, 2024 at Dubai, UAE. The Obesity 2024 extends immense pleasure in inviting you to join us at this conference which will be focusing on the theme “The Weight of Wellness: Finding Balance in Nutrition and Life”.

This theme aims to shed light on critical aspects such as Obesity prevention, treatment methodologies, Diet considerations, and the transformative journey towards sustained recovery. Our sessions will explore both clinical and psychosocial dimensions of Diet, Nutrition and Obesity covering topics ranging from early intervention strategies to addressing the challenges of relapse prevention. We are committed to engaging, empowering, evolving, and exploring knowledge among attendees, including scientists, researchers, experts, and professionals dedicated to advancing the field of Nutrition, Diet and Obesity.

Why to join LONGDOM conferences?
Understand the current state of research | Meet international colleagues and experts | Visit the exhibition of leading-edge technology | Engage with editors of the top journals in your field | Global networking and certification | Brand Launching and many more to explore

Who will be the participants?
Scientists and Researchers | Medical Practitioners | Counselors and Therapists | Nutrition Specialists | Public Health Professionals | Academics and Educators | Non-Governmental Organizations | Government Representatives | Public and Community Members | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry Professionals | Health Educators and Trainers | Students and Trainees

Scientific Sessions:
Track 1: 
Understanding the Obesity Epidemic: Causes, Trends, and Implications
The obesity epidemic represents a multifaceted challenge, with causes, trends, and implications that extend across global populations. Rooted in a complex interplay of genetic, environmental, and socio-economic factors, obesity rates have soared in recent decades. Sedentary lifestyles, poor dietary choices, and societal norms that promote overconsumption contribute to its prevalence. This epidemic has far-reaching implications, including increased risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular ailments, reduced life expectancy, and heightened healthcare costs. Addressing the obesity crisis demands multifaceted strategies, encompassing education, policy changes, and community initiatives aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and creating environments conducive to well-being.

Track 2: The Science of Obesity: Genetics, Physiology, and Metabolism
The science of obesity explores into the intricate mechanisms underlying its development, encompassing genetics, physiology, and metabolism. Genetic factors play a significant role in predisposing individuals to obesity, influencing traits such as metabolism, appetite regulation, and fat storage. Furthermore, physiological processes, including hormonal regulation and neural pathways, intricately govern hunger, satiety, and energy expenditure. Metabolism, the body's complex process of converting food into energy, is central to understanding obesity, with variations in metabolic rate and efficiency affecting weight management. By sorting out the complexities of genetics, physiology, and metabolism, scientists aim to develop targeted interventions and personalized approaches for preventing and treating obesity effectively.

Track 3: Nutrition and Diet Strategies for Weight Management
Nutrition and diet strategies play a pivotal role in effective weight management. Adopting a balanced diet rich in whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains, forms the cornerstone of healthy eating habits. Portion control and mindful eating techniques help regulate calorie intake and promote satiety. Additionally, focusing on nutrient-dense foods ensures that essential vitamins and minerals are obtained while minimizing empty calories. Incorporating regular physical activity further enhances weight management efforts by increasing calorie expenditure and improving metabolic health. Moreover, seeking guidance from healthcare professionals or registered dietitians can provide personalized recommendations tailored to individual needs and preferences, fostering sustainable lifestyle changes for long-term success in weight management endeavours.

Track 4: Behavioural Interventions and Psychology of Weight Management
Behavioural interventions and understanding the psychology of weight management are crucial components in achieving sustainable weight loss. These approaches recognize that successful weight management extends beyond simply changing dietary and exercise habits. Behavioural interventions focus on modifying eating behaviours, such as emotional eating and binge eating, through techniques like cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness training. Understanding the psychological factors contributing to weight gain, such as stress, trauma, and self-esteem issues, is also essential for addressing underlying barriers to success. By addressing the psychological aspects of weight management and implementing behaviour change strategies, individuals can develop healthier relationships with food and adopt sustainable lifestyle habits conducive to long-term weight loss and maintenance.

Track 5: Exercise, Physical Activity, and Weight Loss
Exercise and physical activity are integral components of successful weight loss efforts. Regular exercise not only helps burn calories but also improves overall health and well-being. Aerobic exercises such as walking, running, cycling, and swimming increase heart rate and metabolism, facilitating calorie burning and fat loss. Additionally, strength training exercises build muscle mass, which can boost metabolism and promote fat loss over time. Beyond its direct impact on weight loss, exercise also offers numerous health benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, increased muscle strength, and enhanced mood. Incorporating a variety of physical activities into one's routine ensures a well-rounded approach to weight management, promoting not only weight loss but also overall physical fitness and longevity.

Track 6: Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Intervention
Preventing and intervening in childhood obesity is critical to safeguarding the health and well-being of future generations. Early intervention strategies focus on promoting healthy eating habits, encouraging regular physical activity, and fostering supportive environments in homes, schools, and communities. Education plays a vital role in raising awareness about the importance of nutrition and physical activity, empowering children and their families to make informed choices. Additionally, policies that restrict the marketing of unhealthy foods to children, improve access to nutritious foods, and promote physical education in schools are essential components of comprehensive prevention efforts. By addressing the root causes of childhood obesity and implementing evidence-based interventions, we can mitigate its long-term health consequences and empower children to lead healthier lives.

Track 7: Medical Interventions and Surgical Options for Obesity
Medical interventions and surgical options are available for individuals struggling with severe obesity and its associated health risks. Medical interventions may include prescription medications or weight loss drugs, which work by suppressing appetite or reducing the absorption of fat. These medications are typically prescribed under the supervision of a healthcare professional and are often used in conjunction with diet and exercise. In cases where medical interventions are ineffective or inappropriate, surgical options such as gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric banding may be considered. These procedures aim to reduce the size of the stomach, limiting food intake and promoting weight loss. Surgical interventions are typically reserved for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) above 40 or those with a BMI above 35 who have significant obesity-related health conditions. While medical and surgical interventions can be effective in achieving substantial weight loss and improving overall health outcomes, they also come with potential risks and complications, and thorough evaluation by a healthcare provider is essential before considering these options.

Track 8: Nutrition Education and Public Health Campaigns
Nutrition education and public health campaigns play a crucial role in promoting healthy eating habits and combating obesity on a population level. These initiatives aim to raise awareness about the importance of balanced nutrition, the benefits of consuming fruits and vegetables, and the dangers of excessive intake of sugary, processed foods. By providing evidence-based information and practical tips for making healthier food choices, nutrition education empowers individuals to take control of their diets and improve their overall health. Public health campaigns use various channels, including mass media, social media, community events, and school programs, to reach diverse audiences and disseminate key messages about nutrition and health. By fostering a culture of wellness and making healthy choices the easy choice, nutrition education and public health campaigns contribute to reducing the prevalence of obesity and promoting better health outcomes for all.

Track 9: Innovations in Digital Health and Mobile Apps for Weight Management
Innovations in digital health and mobile apps have revolutionized weight management, offering individuals convenient and personalized tools to track progress, access resources, and receive support on their wellness journey. These apps leverage technology such as smartphones, wearable devices, and artificial intelligence to provide real-time feedback, tailored meal plans, and exercise routines. Features like food diaries, calorie counters, and barcode scanners help users make informed choices and monitor their dietary intake. Additionally, social support networks and virtual communities within these apps foster accountability and motivation, enhancing adherence to healthy behaviors. By harnessing the power of digital health technologies, individuals can overcome barriers to traditional weight management methods, leading to more sustainable lifestyle changes and improved overall health outcomes.

Track 10: Nutrition and Diet in Special Populations
Nutrition and diet play a crucial role in supporting the health and well-being of special populations, including pregnant women, children, older adults, individuals with chronic diseases, and athletes. Tailored dietary recommendations take into account specific nutritional needs, physiological changes, and health considerations unique to each group. For example, pregnant women require additional nutrients such as folic acid and iron to support fetal development, while older adults may need more protein and calcium to maintain muscle mass and bone health. Individuals with chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease benefit from specialized diets that help manage their condition and reduce complications. Similarly, athletes require adequate fueling strategies to optimize performance and enhance recovery. By providing targeted nutrition guidance and support, healthcare professionals empower special populations to achieve optimal health outcomes and improve their quality of life.

Track 11: Obesity-Related Health Conditions: Prevention and Management
Prevention and management of obesity-related health conditions are paramount in addressing the complex health challenges associated with excess weight. Adopting a multifaceted approach that combines lifestyle modifications, medical interventions, and public health initiatives is crucial. Prevention efforts focus on promoting healthy eating habits, encouraging regular physical activity, and creating environments conducive to wellness. Early intervention strategies target individuals at risk for obesity-related health conditions, providing education, support, and resources to mitigate risk factors and promote healthy behaviors. For those already affected, effective management involves personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs, which may include dietary modifications, increased physical activity, medication, or surgical interventions in severe cases. Additionally, addressing underlying factors such as mental health issues and socioeconomic disparities is essential for comprehensive management. By prioritizing prevention and implementing evidence-based interventions, we can reduce the burden of obesity-related health conditions and improve the overall health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Track 12: The Future of Nutrition Science and Obesity Research
The future of nutrition science and obesity research holds promise for groundbreaking discoveries and innovative approaches to addressing the complex challenges of obesity and its related health issues. Advances in technology, such as genomics, metabolomics, and microbiome analysis, offer new insights into the intricate interplay between genetics, metabolism, and dietary factors in obesity development. Moreover, emerging research focuses on personalized nutrition approaches, leveraging individualized dietary recommendations based on genetic makeup, metabolic profile, and lifestyle factors. Additionally, interdisciplinary collaborations between researchers, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and industry stakeholders are fostering holistic strategies to combat obesity at multiple levels, from individual behavior change to systemic interventions. By embracing cutting-edge research methodologies and interdisciplinary collaboration, the field of nutrition science and obesity research is poised to drive significant progress in preventing and managing obesity and improving population health outcomes in the years ahead.


Obesity Market Report Overview

The obesity market size across the 7MM was valued at $2.43 billion in 2021 and is expected to achieve a CAGR of more than 31% during 2021-2031. The US is anticipated to account for more than 74% of the global market which is mainly attributable to its large population, higher drug prices, and consistently high treatment rates. However, the country is likely to experience the slowest growth during the forecast period.

Key Highlights

Drug sales in the obesity pharmacotherapy market are expected to grow by a significant margin between 2021 and 2031, with an overall compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.3% over the forecast period, reaching $37.1 billion by 2031. Growth in the obesity market will be driven by the launch of 13 new pipeline products, including Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy (semaglutide), CagriSema (semaglutide + cagrilintide), and oral semaglutide (NN-9932), Eli Lilly’s tirzepatide, retatrutide, and orforglipron, Versanis Bio’s bimagrumab (BYM338), and Pfizer’s PF-07081532 and danuglipron tromethamine.


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