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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.
We are already in the middle of February and love is in the air! It is also carnaval here this weekend so colourful costumes and music are the order of the day, I hope you enjoy it wherever you are. And if you were not aware, it is national genome sequence week in the UK, for details of events happening around the country, click here.
In the News this week
There has been a lot of uproar about the “adulterated” supplements that were found on New York store shelves from major retailers. It does make you think about what you are really buying when you trust a brand. Also the saturated fat debate hit the headlines in a major way with a report claiming that the recommendations to exclude saturated fats were premature. And lastly US private insurer Anthem was hit by hackers putting customer details at risk.
Butein potential: Butein research outlines case for butein as a modern nutraceutical
Monash University (Australia) has just launched a 5-week short course on Nutritional Genomics, for further details and to register click here
Nutritional Genomics introductory webinar for nutrition professionals – 15th April 2015 @10am
Food4me final conference – 26th February Brussels
ISNN 17-19th May Chapel Hill North Carolina
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. For more details on our services or to discuss your project contact us by clicking here.
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