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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
What an action-packed week this has been! From Obama committing to precision medicine (aka personalised medicine) to the UK Government allowing the creation of babies from three individuals. I mean, genetics is on the tip of the tongue everywhere, it´s hard to not get involved in the conversation right?
Lots of interesting research published this week, do take some time to read through them!
The Associations between 6- n -Propylthiouracil (PROP) Intensity and Taste Intensities Differ by TAS2R38 Haplotype.
Monounsaturated fatty acid enriched high fat-diets impede adipose NLRP3 inflammasome mediated IL-1β secretion and insulin resistance despite obesity.
Habitual Physical Activity and Plasma Metabolomics Patterns Distinguish Individuals with Low vs. High Weight Loss during Controlled Energy Restriction
Serum uric acid concentrations and SLC2A9 genetic variation in Hispanic children: the Viva La Familia Study
Recent progress in the genetics and epigenetics of paraoxonase: why it is relevant to children’s environmental health.
Genetic Variation Predicts Serum Lycopene Concentrations in a Multiethnic Population of Postmenopausal Women
New Genetics Company
New kid on the block, they use full-sequence analysis and gather substantila data to cross-reference the SNP for accuracy – http://simplifiedgenetics.com/
Posts and resources
DSM´s Vitamin E and NAFLD webinar,25th February 2015 register here-
Nutritional Genomics introductory Webinar– 11th February at 7pm
ISNN – Chapel hill 17-19th May 2015 North Carolina US
About Mariëtte Abrahams
Mariëtte Abrahams MBA RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and business consultant. She has gained over 17 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. For more details on our services or to discuss your project contact us by clicking here.
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