Some ethical issues raised by personalized nutrition

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This short article is a summary of a lecture at the 3rd International Nutrigeonomics Conference ”From Nutrigenomics to Personalized Nutrition”. Starting points are the principles in biomedical ethics, the relation between health and welfare, and the relation between food, personalized nutrition and quality of life. The following aspects of personalized nutrition are discussed: genetic testing, genetic counselling, and products fabricated for personalized nutrition.


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  • Ethics


  • personalized nutrition, nutrigenomics, genetic testing, health, genetic counselling, quality of life, welfare
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-58
JournalGenes & Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Publication categoryResearch

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)