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 and Kings College London’s TwinsUK Registry.
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 find out, researchers looked at stool samples.
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 of Ortho Molecular Products, Inc.
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 Dr Jeffrey Bland.
Highlights from the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute's 2016 Thought Leaders Consortium
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 from the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB).
Personalized nutrition not just about 'DNA diets,' says CEO of Campbell Soup-backed start-up
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US consumers increasingly see non-GMO, natural, organic and clean label claims as a proxy for ‘healthy’ or ‘healthier,’ says Nielsen in a new report* examining how consumers around the globe are thinking about health and wellness.