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Personalized Nutrition

Personalized Nutrition

The future of health is wellness and it's personal. The science, technology, and consumer understanding and awareness are advancing, while the costs are decreasing. But how are nutrition and dietary supplement companies approaching this space? This category brings you the latest news from this nutritional frontier. 

Holistic approach that downplays RCTs best path to optimal nutrition, paper says

A holistic approach to optimal nutrition that would include other research modes beyond RCTs will be the best way to get a handle on the modern plague of obesity, authors...

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Study unlocks how genes may affect dietary preferences

Genes involved in behavioral and psychological traits appear to drive a significant part of someone’s food preferences and dietary habits, says a new study from Spain.

Supplement to offer structured introduction of potential food allergens into kids' diets

The increasing prevalence of food allergies is a challenge that has opened a business opportunity for California startup Before Brands.

Gummies Galore: Start-up Vitafive sets up single-serve supplement subscription for just gummies

Garrett Adair was still in college when he came up with the idea to start a dietary supplement company dedicated to only gummies.

What will be the new norm in supplement branding? Nutri-Rich offers a hint

Nutri-Rich’s major rebranding effort—from packaging to formulation to transparency measures—gives hints to the future new norms of the nutraceutical industry.

FOODVISION 2017

FOODVISION: DNA testing just ‘one part of the jigsaw’

Advances in DNA testing mean deeper insights can be made into how people use food for fuel, or how fast a nutrient is metabolised.

Herbal supplements all too often ignore underlying principles, experts say

Fitting ingredients that come out of traditional medical systems into the modern marketplace can be a fraught exercise, experts say.

Deal to develop microbiome analysis for clinical nutrition

Day Two link with Johnson & Johnson on personalised microbiome analysis for diabetes nutrition

Gut microbiome analysis firm DayTwo will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson on personalised clinical nutrition for diabetes, and plans to open up its nutrition recommendation platform to new partners.

Heart health benefits of pomegranate may be personal: Study

The potential cardiovascular benefits of pomegranate extracts may be linked an individual’s ability to metabolize the polyphenols in the fruit, says a new study.

What’s on NutraIngredients-USA's 2017 Editorial Calendar?

From immune support to deep dives into sports nutrition, personalized nutrition, botanicals, omega-3s, probiotics, pet supplements, and more, Nutraingredients-USA’s 2017 editorial calendar of special editions spans the hottest trends in...

Food Vision preview: London, 1-3 March 2017

Personalised sports nutrition gains another player

At Food Vision  in London on March 1-3 ex-Olympian Andrew Steele will explain why he is so excited about applying genetics to dramatically improve the nutrition and performance of sportspeople....

Toolbox Genomics secures funding, to start beta testing

ToolBox Genomics (TBG), a new entrant to the personalized wellness sector, has secured seed round funding and will soon begin beta testing its direct to consumer Health Action Report for...

Riding on personalized nutrition wave, Care/of co-founders want to streamline the supplement shopping experience

Care/of is one of the many personalized nutrition start-ups that popped up this year. The concept is straightforward: The platform recommends three to four of 30 widely recognized supplements to...

Dr David Katz: ‘Lifestyle is the most potent medicine we have’

Interest in lifestyle medicine is exploding, but personalized nutrition and health companies need to keep the science ahead of the marketing, and customization needs to be within the context of...

Resveratrol shows metabolic and brain signaling benefits: Study

Supplements of resveratrol may improve energy metabolism, cell signaling pathways, and neurotransmission in monkeys eating a high sugar and fat Western diet, says a new study.

Could effectiveness of AREDS formula differ by genotype?

The potential benefits of the AREDS formulation of antioxidants and zinc may be linked to your genotype, says a new study from Tufts and Harvard.

Will 2017 be the year of personalized nutrition?

A new report published by New Nutrition Business names 'Personalization' as one of the key nutrition and health trends for next year.

'In five years this will be routine': Map My Gut start-up offers personalised microbiome advice

Giving personalised gut health advice will be routine medical practice in five years, predicts the researcher behind the new start-up Map My Gut and big gut data projects British Gut...

Personalized nutrition start-up DayTwo looks at stool samples to create bespoke diets based on users’ gut microbiomes

The question that sparked the research behind DayTwo was why some people gain weight or experience a blood sugar spike more easily than others despite eating the same diet. To...

Are personalized health developments changing the conversations around supplements?

Developments in personalized health has switched the data ownership from the doctor to the patient, and that’s changing the conversation around nutrition, lifestyle, and dietary supplements, says Aaron Bartz, President...

Rich concept? Personalised-protein at your service, sir (or madam)...

Entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has embarked on a new venture – a personalised protein-based nutrition service designed to “unravel the maze of protein by giving each consumer exactly what they need”.

Dr Jeff Bland: ‘The future of dietary supplements is to marry itself into this scientific wellness revolution’

Technological advances, from genomic testing to real-time data collection from wearables, will open up new opportunities for dietary supplements as wellness moves from a disease-centric to a health-centric model, says...

Personalized nutrition not just about 'DNA diets,' says CEO of Campbell Soup-backed start-up

Personalized nutrition is the future, says Habit CEO: ‘Generic public health advice is great.The problem is, people don’t follow it’

Is personalized nutrition just an overpriced indulgence for affluent people that are already health conscious, or could Campbell Soup’s $32m bet on Habit – a nutrition and meal-delivery operation partnering...

Highlights from the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute's 2016 Thought Leaders Consortium

‘There’s a big & growing interest in personalized nutrition’: Expert

Interest in personalized nutrition and how it pertains to wellness is growing, and companies are springing up that are focused on tailoring food to individual measurements, says Dr Nathan Price...

Campbell Soup bets big on personalized nutrition with $32m investment in Habit

Campbell Soup is investing $32m in Habit, a personalized nutrition and meal delivery company led by Plum Organics founder Neil Grimmer set to launch in 2017. 

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