A recent bill that would allow companies to require genetic screening by their employees or risk having to pay on their insurance payments, has been passed in the US. This is really serious and demonstrate that there may be changes on the horizon that can affect individuals who may not want to know which genetic variants they have inherited. I´m certainly going to watch this space!. To read the full story click here
Down at HQ
Spring is here at last, and it also seems to have a positive effect on peoples´ moods around here. I´m looking forward to going to Brussels, so again there will not be a newsletter next week, but follow me on Twitter for live updates from the conference room.
In this week´s newsletter; US passes bill for employee genetic testing, new research (gut -rich), eats meets west for genomics in TCM, WebMD integrates with Alexa, Highlights from Wired London 2017.
Stay Happy stay healthy
This time it’s personal: personalised nutrition emerging as next big industry trend
I am so not surprised at this recent survey condicted amongst Vitafoods Europe 2017 registrants that personalised nutrition is the next big emerging trend. It´s been bubbling away for years now, but nice to see more awareness and acknowledgement.
To read the full article click here
Integrative Physiology: At the Crossroads of Nutrition, Microbiota, Animal Physiology, and Human Health.
Dietary Protein Modifies the Effect of the MC4R Genotype on 2-Year Changes in Appetite and Food Craving: The POUNDS Lost Trial.
Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease by the Framingham-REGICOR Equation in the High-Risk PREDIMED Cohort: Impact of the Mediterranean Diet Across Different Risk Strata.
East meets West to create ‘world’s first’ catalogue of genomic references for TCM products- Gary Scattergood
Sweet potato and weight loss: Food firms urged to exploit ‘new business opportunities’- Gary Scattergood+,
We caught up with ‘seaweirdo’ and founder of Seamore, Willem Sodderland, at Food Vision 2017 to speak about sustainable packaging, seaweed stigma and high prices for healthy foods.
Resource –Highlights from Wired London 2017
Just over a week ago, it was the annual Wired conference in London
To watch highlights from the event click below,
Nutritional Genomics & Personalised Nutrition introductory webinar, 4th April at 8pm GMT
NuGO week 2017 conference 28th-31st Aug Bulgaria
About Mariëtte Abrahams MBA RD
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