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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. Mariette is currently open to joint venture and consulting opportunities.
In the Media
The biggest news this week hitting the headlines was the largest GWAS study on obesity- associated genes. Although more work is needed, it does give us a peek into how we may be able to tailor recommendations (and drugs) by understanding the impact of genotype as part of the bigger picture.
Healthy or toxic? The conflicting images of antioxidants
Google is changing the algorithm for health information – It could mean a focus on more localized information
Wearable devices to track personalised nutrition by 2020 – Do you agree? do let me know
If you are new to diet-gene interactions and would like a resources to refer to or to use as an app, GB healthwatch has just released their android app which tracks food intake, exercise, health parameters and integrates gene data
Did you miss the Nutritional Genomics introductory Webinar last week?, the recording is now available. I have extended the special and you can get a copy for £70, if you are interested please contact me by clicking here and I will send you a Paypal invoive and further details.
Blogs & Comments
Here is a great blog post for those practitioners who will get asked the question “Doctor, have you had your DNA tested?”
- Nutritional Genomics- essential basics for nutrition professionals intro webinar – 15th April @10am
- Food4me final conference – 26th February Brussels (Belgium)
- ISNN 17-19th May Chapel Hill North Carolina
- Diet, gene regulation and metabolic diseases conference, Nutrition Society UK-25-26th March Aberdeen
- Vitamin E and combatting global health concerns; fatty Liver webinar -25th February 2015 DSM
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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