Vitafoods Asia 2019 Conference Summits

Personalised nutrition: Data-driven consumer trends

Wednesday 25 September, 10:30 – 12:30

The personalised nutrition space has been growing steadily and is predicted to grow at an even more rapid rate in the coming years. Discover the state and future of the personalised nutrition market whilst delving into the role of digital health, to gain unique customer insights and influence behaviour.

Chair: Marion Schumacher, Content Manager, Informa Health and Nutrition (UK)


10:30 - 11:00

New opportunities: Discovering how the interplay among nutrition, microbiome and disease will shift the healthcare paradigm

  • Outlining why there is a need to shift the healthcare paradigm.
  • Determining how other determinants of health, like genetics, are being leveraged today to address disease burden.
  • Reviewing where the microbiome can play a role in nutrition-based disease management and prevention.

Speaker: Thomas Hayes, Analyst, Lux Research (Singapore)


11:00 - 11:30

Knowing your genes: does this improve scientific understanding or business landscape?

  • The evolving scientific and commercial landscape of delivering personalised nutrition
  • How can we use our understanding of food and our genes to design a better, healthier and more individual diet?
  • Direct-to-consumer genetic testing and perceived consumer responses

Speaker: Dilip Ghosh, Directror, Nutriconnect (Australia)


11:30 - 12:00

Personalised nutrition: From gene blueprint to food print

  • Personalisation with the help of the microbiome: customising the food plate and diet plans, according to phenotype and genotype
  • Leveraging technology and big data for personalised nutrition
  • Highlighting opportunities, challenges and possible applications in the nutraceutical space 

Speaker: Sandeep Gupta, Chief Founder & Director, Expert Nutraceutical Advocacy Council (India)


12:00 - 12:30

Exploring a new generation of personalised nutrition using metabolites production system

  • Reviewing the model of the Japanese woman
  • Introducing bio-fermentation metabolites as a solution to modulate epigenetics
  • Outlining the successful applications to reprogram gene expression 

Speaker: Celine Klotz, Clinical Trial Director, Japanese Society of Antiaging Nutrition (Japan)