For everyone interested in being as fit as possible, healthy diet and exercise help to stay at the peak, become fit and healthy, or reduce need for treatment.

Faculty: Roger Corder, Professor of Experimental Therapeutics at the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary’s University of London;  Ramón Estruch, Medical Professor at the University of Barcelona; Kay-Tee Khaw, Professor of Clinical Gerontology at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge; Donald Singer, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Yale School of Medicine and President, Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine;  Peter Whincup, Professor of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Population Health Research Institute, St George’s, University of London.

Sessions: Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular health; working for a healthier tomorrow; policy round table; cardiovascular effects of dietary bioactives; evidence on risks and benefits of new dietary approaches; risks and benefits of new diet and exercise strategies; effects of exercise on surgical outcomes; healthy heart strategy for schools.

  • How can ‘healthy’ diet benefit the health of the heart, brain and circulation?
  • What dietary factors and micronutrients help to promote cardiovascular health?
  • What dietary factors and forms of exercise can help to reduce overweight, a major preventable cause of heart disease, stroke syndromes and other serious vascular disorders?

These themes will be discussed at a CVRT one-day Symposium on Friday 5th December, 2014.

See our weblink for information on registering, submitting abstracts for the meeting programme and to support the event.

Delegates: The meeting is of interest to academic researchers and pharmaceutical target-hunters, health professionals interested in the health of the heart and circulation, health policy advisers, sports amateurs, professionals and trainers, dietitians and nutritionists, and others interested in cardiovascular health.

Attendees will be limited to 90. We anticipate attention from the media because of the subject matter and the speakers.