Tag Archives: "nutritional genomics"

Personalized Nutrition Update issue nr.25

In this week´s newsletter there has been plenty of activity in the Personalized nutrition space from the latest research, to Kellogg´s investing in Mycoprotein as the plat-protein source, BASF and inside tracker that have joined forces to provide perso …

Personalized Nutrition Update issue nr.23

Big news hitting the headlines this week is the submission of a trademark by Amazon for a meal kit company with the strap line “we do the prep, you be the chef which comes as a blow to market leader Blue Apron. Amazon is a massive threat in terms of it …

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.22

In the fast moving field of personalised nutrition, it is sometimes nice to reflect and re-group on the research to date, particularly in the area of nutrigenetics.  The two well-reasearched areas include obesity and Cardiovascular disease. To catch-up …

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.21

Nestlé has just invested $77m in healthy ready-meal start-up Freshly to fund the expansion of their kitchens. The US-based Food-tech company currently deliver to 28 states and costs around $49.99 for 4 days from their rotating menu of 30 dishes that ha …

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 opportunit …

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.  T …

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 Aust …

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 i …

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 i …

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.16

The New EU Regulation on Medical Devices comes into effect next week. Are you ready and prepared? It is not entirely clear how this could affect the personalised nutrition industry as it is a relatively grey zone in the area of health & wellbeing. …