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What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is the most common progressive bone disease. It is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density, which happens when you lose too much bone, make too little bone or both. Normal bone is composed of protein, collagen, and calcium, all of which give bone its strength. Bones that are affected by osteoporosis …Read More

Dietary flavonols modulate the expression of genes associated with cardiovascular health

Epidemiological studies suggest that the beneficial cardiovascular health effects of diets rich in fruits and vegetables are in part mediated by their flavonoid content, with particular benefits provided by the flavanols (1). Data on the potential health benefits of dietary flavanols, especially in the context of cardiovascular health, are considerable and continue to accumulate (2). …Read More

Disease Prevention through Nutrition

N. Constantin, W. Wahli (2013). Disease prevention through nutrition. Pan European Networks: Science & Technology 08, 240-241. A broad readership-targeted review about how application of genomic technologies to nutrition can offer innovative strategies to unravel interactions between nutrients and genes, while paving the way towards preventive personalised nutrition. Dowload article hier: Preventive Nutrition_ Constantin Wahli_Sc …Read More

Prof Wahli’s talk on nutrigenomics aroused interest in Singapore

Last Tuesday June 11, Actigenomic’s CSO Walter Wahli held a very successful talk in Singapore, in the frame of an event sponsored by Swissnex and Spring. His presentation entitled ‘Nutrigenomics – Customized nutrition to prevent disease?‘, was attended by more than 80 people from very different fields, including fundamental and applied research, industry and regulatory …Read More

Nutrigenomic foods: What will we be eating tomorrow?

Constantin, N., Wahli W. (2013). Nutrigenomic foods: What will we be eating tomorrow? Nutrafoods (2013) 12:3-12 A review about how food components interact with our genes and how new insights in the field of nutrigenomics are leading to individualised nutrition, which may be of benefit in disease prevention, as well as in combination with medical …Read More

Swissnex Singapore invites Prof Wahli to talk about Nutrigenomics

Nutrigenomics – Customized nutrition to prevent disease? June 11, 2013 Singapore Prof. Walter Wahli, Professor at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and Visiting Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Singapore), and Actigenomics SA are in the course of setting up research and business in Singapore to tap the full potential of Nutrigenomics. …Read More