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I am Mariette Abrahams MBA RD, a nutrition consultant and registered dietitian nutritionist who is passionate about moving healthcare into the precision and prevention age, by helping companies and practitioners to understand developments in the area of nutritional genomics & personalized nutrition. I am currently open to joint venture and consulting opportunities.
In the Media
One of the big stories hitting the headlines this week was a new study that claimed that the environment trumps genetics in shaping the immune system.
And another study that found that a lack of exercise is “twice as deadly” as Obesity
Dairy proteins, dairy lipids, and postprandial lipemia in persons with abdominal obesity (DairyHealth): a 12-wk, randomized, parallel-controlled, double-blinded, diet intervention study
Effect of Self-monitoring and Medication Self-titration on Systolic Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
System model network for adipose tissue signatures related to weight changes in response to calorie restriction and subsequent weight maintenance.
Effects of polymorphisms in endothelial nitric oxide synthase and folate metabolizing genes on the concentration of serum nitrate, folate, and plasma total homocysteine after folic acid supplementation: A double-blind crossover study.
Want to prevent aging?, there´s a blood test for that, read this
Want to see where the personalised nutritional supplement sector is going? check out this site http://www.mr.md/live_demo#/nutrients?_b=selected
Interested in Epigenetics? why not listen to this podcast on your commute
Dr Eric Topol, one of the global leaders on personalised health discusses his new book in this podcast
Nutritional Genomics intro Webinar for nutrition professionals
Food4me conference 26th Feb Brussels (Belgium)
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About; Mariëtte Abrahams MBA RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and Business consultant. She has gained over 15 years experience in the clinical nutrition and Medical Nutrition industry. She currently consults with businesses in the Biotechnology, functional food and PR industry to use developments in Nutritional Genomics and personalized nutrition to build and develop brands by providing technical expertise, digital services and strategic support. Mariette has a unique skill combination of expert nutrition knowledge as well as business acumen. She is the author of “Practical Nutrigenomics- a guide to setting up your personalized nutrition service” written for health & wellness professionals as well as the developer and presenter of the BDA accredited Nutritional Genomics for nutrition professionals webinar series. Mariëtte is also a media spokesperson for the British Dietetics Association.
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