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General Guidelines

Abstracts must be original and must not be or have been published or presented at any other meeting prior to the NUTRIMENTHE Conference 2013.

Abstracts must be submitted in English using exclusively the on-line system of this web page.
Abstracts submitted via fax or any other means will not be accepted.

Please indicate whether the abstract is for Oral or Poster Presentation.
Oral abstract presentations will dispose of 8 minutes time plus 2 minutes for discussion. All the electronic material should be delivered at the designated download point at least 4 hours before your abstract presentation.

Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered participants. Registration must be received by the Secretariat by April 30th, 2013 to ensure your abstract is included in the meeting publication and in order to be scheduled for presentation.

Please note it is mandatory one registration per each two abstracts submitted.

An e-mail address is compulsory in order to receive information about your submission.

Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.

Submission of an abstract acknowledges your acceptance for the abstract to be published in the official meeting publication.

The Scientific Committee of the NUTRIMENTHE Conference who will determine whether the abstract will be accepted as an oral presentation or a poster, with consideration given to the author’s preference.

The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the Secretariat.

NutriMENTHE will publish all accepted abstracts in an online supplement of in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. In addition, all abstracts included in the Supplement will be available to Congress participants in a pen-drive. The abstracts published online will include the e-mail address of the presenting author. As a condition of submission, the NutriMENTHE requires you to agree to such publication and to surrender any copyright over the abstract as submitted to the Congress.

Authors will be notified by email no later than August 8th, whether their abstracts have been accepted or rejected.

Abstracts stating “data will be discussed in the presentation” will NOT be accepted.

Abstract preparation and format

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

Presenting author's contact details
· Email address
· Full postal address
· Phone (s) number(s)

Author and co-authors' details
· Abbreviation of the first name and full family name.
· Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country

Abstract title - limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE

Abstract text:
· In English.
· Text should not exceed 300 words, including acknowledgements
· Figures, graphs, images, tables and diagrams should not be included

Authors (abbreviation of the first name and full family name) must be in upper and lower bold case separated by colons (;) e.g Smith J; Perez A, Srikinava H. The presenting author's name, institution, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address must be provided.

Affiliation must follow this example e. g. Department of Public Health Nutrition, University of Irina, Gambia

Abstracts should clearly state:
· Background and objectives: state the rationale or hypothesis followed by objectives.
· Methods: briefly discuss the design of the study/ program and how it was conducted.
· Results: present the main results with appropriate statistics/ data analysis and pertinent discussion.
· Conclusions: limit the conclusions to those that are directly supported by the results.
· Key words: include 3-5 key words.

Only standardized abbreviations will be allowed. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word appears the first time.

Abstract category: Abstracts would be allocated to a specific category for the scientific program. You will need to select the category most suited to your abstract.
To preview the categories please visit the Scientific Program Area.

Please remember that if the abstract does not follow the guidelines given from the Committee it will not be taken into consideration.

Disclosure: Disclosure of financial relationships that the author(s) may have with the manufacturer/supplier of any commercial products or services related to the work, should be indicated in the appropriate box on the abstract form.


Please remember that the abstract submission deadline was July 17th

Once you have sent your abstract via web, you should receive a formal confirmation by e-mail. For any further information related to abstract submission please, contact with the Technical Secretariat by e-mail.
Please, if you don't receive any confirmation, send an e-mail to