Project Description

PREVENTOMICS 850

Development of a send personalised advice on dietary and lifestyle habits to users with the purpose of empower consumers to prevent diet-related diseases.

PREVENTOMICS project is based on biomarkers and develops personalised plans for nutrition and lifestyle habits to improve the health of people, based on individual traits such as physical and behavioural traits, lifestyle, genotype, preferences and physical condition and will reach the recipients in in the form of behavioural prompts, thanks to the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools.

The applied research carried out by PREVENTOMICS helps sustain new healthy lifestyle habits, increase user satisfaction and confidence in a more personalized diet and promote greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet as a healthy dietary pattern in line with the recommendations of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

To demonstrate the potential for personalization at different levels of the food value chain, PREVENTOMICS will be validated in three different scenarios using three different companies carrying out intervention studies with both healthy volunteers and volunteers with abdominal obesity who are at moderate risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease.

PREVENTOMICS, coordinated by Eurecat’s Nutrition and Health Unit and with the participation of other 18 European partners from 7 different countries, will conclude with the introduction of six new products on the market, both in the application of new technologies to improve health (e-business) and in the form of food products intended for human consumption.

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General details

Project

PREVENTOMICS – Empowering consumers to prevent diet-related diseases through omics sciences

Project reference

DT-SFS-14-2018-818318

Programme and call for tender

Project funded by the European Union’s program Horizon 2020 under the call DT-SFS-14-2018 – Personalized Nutrition

Project website

www.preventomics.eu

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