Mushrooms and Health Summit

  • Mushrooms and Health Summit
  • September 9-10, 2013
  • Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, District of Columbia
  • Event - General Information

    Mushrooms and Health Summit

    The Mushrooms and Health Summit will offer a comprehensive examination of the global research that links mushrooms to today’s and future health issues. 

    Since 2005, the mushroom industry has dedicated resources to better understand the nutrition properties and health benefits of mushrooms. From weight management to immunity to vitamin D, leading scientists and researchers have discovered new facts about mushrooms and what makes them unique dietary components. The Summit will convene the world’s top scientists, researchers and nutrition experts to provide a broad range of perspectives and discussions around mushrooms from spore to spoon.

    Presentations from experts at leading institutions throughout the world will share information about: 

    - Mushrooms’ historical cultural use and unique nutrient, bioactive and mechanistic properties 

    - Trends in global mushroom use, consumption and economic contribution 

    - Emerging science linking mushrooms to health 

    - The role of mushrooms in dietary guidance



    Contact Information

    Michelle Green
    312-233-1225