American Society for Nutrition

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) was established in 1928 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. ASN is a non-profit organization formed to bring together the top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industries to advance knowledge about nutrition for human and animal well being. ASN has a world-wide scope and publishes newsletters, offers professional consultant opinions, publishes journals and conducts symposiums. In 2005, the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, the American Society for Nutritional Science and the Society for International Nutrition merged to form ASN.

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