Welcome to this week's newsletter! The Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds was founded in order to expand the recognition of functional foods that could aid in bettering the overall health of people internationally.
The ASFFBC strives to be all encompassing and include:
Nutraceuticals, bioactive compounds, and functional & medical foods are the fundamental focus of this Society. Research and development in particular will be emphasized.
There are a few key purposes of this Academic Society, including the following:
Certain criteria must be met in order to become a member. This includes having an advanced degree in a scientific field that is closely related to functional foods. However, current students who are in school for one of these advanced related degrees may also be members. Nutritionists, Registered Dietitians, and Food and Medical Industry Representatives may all also apply. A current CV must be submitted for other interested potential candidates.
There are various levels of membership and thus various levels of pricing. You can click the button bellow to take you directly to the page with information.
Benefits to becoming a Member
There is a large wealth of benefits to becoming a members of The Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds. While benefits vary slightly depending upon which type of membership you have, there are some key shared benefits including:
As you can see, there are many benefits to becoming a member of The Academic Society. To purchase a membership, click the button below.
A wide range of topics within the realm of functional foods have been analyzed and explored in our previously published textbooks. Our six textbooks cover key themes such as the science of functional foods and their effects on both cancer and chronic diseases. To learn more about any of our textbooks, click the button below.
FFC's scientific panel will be both editing and reviewing our seventh textbook. Our newest addition will be titled Functional Foods and Mental Disorders. Topics included are those such as:
The set publication date for Functional Foods and Mental Disorders is July 30th, 2019. We could use your help! Another benefit of being a Society Member is the ability to work on upcoming textbooks and get your name published! If you are a Society member and are interested in working on a chapter regarding mental health and functional foods, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Based off of your previous support and success with past textbooks, we anticipate a great new publication to add to your wealth of knowledge on this ever growing field. If you are looking to further supplement your knowledge on functional foods, we offer a wide variety of online courses. To access the main page for information regarding these courses, one may click the button below.
Courses and Certification
Benefits of becoming Certified
Becoming a Certified Functional Food Scientist has a variety of benefits such as:
In order to receive this certificate, one must earn at least 60 credits within the span of 3 years. There is a variety of ways to go about earning these credits displayed within the link shared above. Certifications last for 3 years, and pricing starts at as low as $300 for students and members of ASFFBC (Regular price is $400).
There is a wide variety of courses for credit that run for 8 weeks that you can choose from, including the following: