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I am really excited to announce that I have partnered up with Genovive (based in New Orleans-US) to provide educational services. Genovive has been a pioneer in the nutrigenetic space since 2008 and has been expanding into other countries ever since. Genovive provide personalized nutrition plans that include a nutrigenetic test, nutrition & excercise plans, a personalized meal delivery service and a newly released app. For more information on the company and products, please click here.
Summer is coming to an end here, so I´m sure it will start getting busier. While you still have time for reading, I hope you´ll enjoy this weeks´ news picks.
All the best
In the Headlines
The Dihydrofolate Reductase 19 bp Polymorphism Is Not Associated with Biomarkers of Folate Status in Healthy Young Adults, Irrespective of Folic Acid Intake
Polyphenol metabolome in human urine and its association with intake of polyphenol-rich foods across European countries
South African researchers have created new beta carotene- rich sweet potatoes that could offer a solution to rampant vitamin A deficiency.
Mental healthcare could be more productive with the help of a smartphone app that serves as a real-time diary
Advances in the field of statistics and statistical software for modelling the microbiome are helping to unlock even more of its mysteries, say researchers behind the new metagenomics tools.
A great introductory video on the role of Vitamin D in Telomere length – Dr Rhonda Patrick
Vitamin D and Telomere length
The promise of Functional Foods:Translation from crops to community for disease prevention and treatment – Sunday 4th October FNCE Nashville
Roles of sleep and circadian rhythms in the origin and nutritional management of obesity and metabolic disease conference- 8-9 December, 2015 Royal Society of Medicine, One Wimpole Street, London
Let´s meet in Person at Food Matters Live Conference
17-19 November 2015 London. I am speaking as part of the Future nutrition seminar
About Mariëtte Abrahams
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, training 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 personalised 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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