Use of metabotyping for optimal nutrition

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Title: Use of metabotyping for optimal nutrition
Authors: Brennan, Lorraine
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Date: Apr-2017
Online since: 2018-04-01T01:00:14Z
Abstract: In recent years there has been general agreement that dietary advice needs to be tailored to the individual and that we need to move from a one size fits all approach. Evidence has emerged that personalising dietary advice results in improved dietary behaviours. Concomitant with this there has been an increase in the application of developing technologies such as metabolomics to nutrition studies. The concept of the metabotype has emerged and set to play a key role in the development and delivery or personalised nutrition. The term metabotype refers to a group of individuals with similar metabolic profiles. This review gives an overview of the potential role of this approach in delivering optimal nutrition advice.
Funding Details: European Commission - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
European Research Council
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier
Journal: Current Opinion in Biotechnology
Volume: 44
Start page: 35
End page: 38
Copyright (published version): 2016 Elsevier
Keywords: Personalised nutritionMetabotypeMetabolomics
DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2016.10.008
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
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