From personal shopping to personal trainers, we are far more willing to part with our cash for a product or service that gives us exactly what we want – not a lazy or well-meaning approximation. And diets are no exception, with a flurry of firms now offering...
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.
Personalised diets may provide diabetics with a more natural way of controlling the post-meal spikes in blood sugar glucose that are linked to obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.
University of Toronto start-up Nutrigenomix is a pioneer in the personalized nutrition space that is helping consumers understand how variations in their genes influence their bodies’ response to food, beverages and supplements, and in doing so is helping...
Practitioner channel specialist Standard Process has taken a big step into the realm of personalized health care with the introduction of a wellness assessment tool that will help practitioners tailor nutritional interventions for their patients.
The market capital of a wellness industry that aims to promote and maintain good health will vastly exceed the current treatment-focused disease industry, says Dr Lee Hood, MD, PhD, President & Co-Founder, Institute for Systems Biology.
Eat well, stress less, move more and love more: These four simple principles of lifestyle changes have been shown to have significant benefits in managing chronic disease risk, influencing aging, and reducing health care costs. And that’s why lifestyle...
‘Tremendous opportunities’ await the nutrition industry as it embarks upon a modernized scientific approach to address nutrition, health/wellness and aging, says the Chief Executive Officer of a Silicon Valley company at the cutting edge of R&D.
The benefits of nutrigenomics tools to illuminate the effect of certain nutrients on genes are occurring right now, but talk of personalized nutrition should be left for the future, says a DSM corporate scientist.
Understanding the fine details of physiology, rather than looking at surrogate biomarkers of health and disease, can open up new doorways and a ‘goldmine’ of information on how the diet affects our health, according to a leading nutrigenomics expert.
At the recent IFT Annual Meeting and Expo, Stephen Daniells talked to Dr Jim Kaput, director of FDA’s Division of Personalized Nutrition and Medicine about the paradigm shift needed to move personalized nutrition forward.