Mariette Abrahams


Recent Posts by Mariette Abrahams

21 Jun, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.20

With so many new start-ups in the personalised nutrition space now also using voice recognition, it is difficult for consumers and even professionals to know which companies are credible and responsible or those who are not. There is a great opportunity for education on both sides and it is important for the field that as […]

14 Jun, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.19

This week is no different with personalised nutrition hitting the headlines again, this time focusing on new start-up Viome offering AI enabled nutritional recommendations (ah-uhm, no RD) based on a challenge shake, metabolites and microbiome tests.  This comes on the heels on a feature article that explains in detail the state of (scientific) affairs with […]

12 Jun, 2017

Connecting with Generation Z – how food producers can get it right

There is no doubt that the current global food market is undergoing massive changes from sugar & salt reduction, to reformulations and the integration of different technologies. Consumers are increasingly demanding and research brands thoroughly before buying, from looking at online reviews to scanning QR codes. The next generation of consumers (Gen Z) have been […]

7 Jun, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.18

Two headlines caught my eye this week. First, Repositive launches Personal Genome Project data collection . The initiative collates all the data collected for the Personal Genome Project in one place combining data currently held in the US, UK, and Austria. This is great news for researchers in the field. Secondly, a rather critical point of view […]

2 Jun, 2017

3 ways the personalised nutrition trend is influencing the restaurant industry

The emerging personalised nutrition trend is influencing different industries from health & wellness to technology and now restaurants. Personalised nutrition refers to tailoring nutritional advice to the individual specifically. This can be done at various levels, but we´re currently seeing the increase usage of technology and diagnostics in influencing food choices and behavior. This is […]

2 Jun, 2017

3 ways the personalised nutrition trend is influencing the restaurant industry

The emerging personalised nutrition trend is influencing different industries from health & wellness to technology and now restaurants. Personalised nutrition refers to tailoring nutritional advice to the individual specifically. This can be done at various levels, but we´re currently seeing the increase usage of technology and diagnostics in influencing food choices and behavior. This is […]

31 May, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.17

I am always asked whether genetic testing for personalised nutrition is too early, my answer is always the same. I do feel however that there is a slight shift in the attitude towards reliable companies providing testing products. Whilst it is nearly impossible to stop innovation and consumer choice, any test result should be explained […]

31 May, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.17

I am always asked whether genetic testing for personalised nutrition is too early, my answer is always the same. I do feel however that there is a slight shift in the attitude towards reliable companies providing testing products. Whilst it is nearly impossible to stop innovation and consumer choice, any test result should be explained […]