Development of methods and research in the field of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics

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1. Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics: importance for functional foods and personalized nutrition
• Variations in solute transporter genes affecting micronutrient solute transport and human health
• Genetic variants in the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acid metabolic pathways : their role in the determination of nutritional requirements and chronic disease risk
2. Modulating the disease through nutrigenetics:
• Modulating the risk of cardiovascular disease through nutrigenetics
• Modulating the risk of obesity and diabetes through nutrigenetics
• Nutrigenetics and Crohn’s disease
3. Microbiome and host interactions in inflammatory bowel diseases : relevance for personalized nutrition
4. Important tools for assessing state of health and risk of diseases in nutrigenomics research:
• Transcriptomics: an important tool for assessing state of health and risk of disease in nutrigenomics research
• Proteomics: an important tool for assessing state of health and risk of disease in nutrigenomics research
• Metabolomics: an important tool for assessing state of health and risk of disease in nutrigenomics research
• Epigenetics: what role could this play in functional foods and personalised nutrition?
• Data mining and network analysis: potential importance in nutrigenomics
5. Foodomics to study efficacy of human dietary interventions: proof of principle study
6. Nutrigenomics and public health