PREVENTOMICS Nutritional Recommendation System

The PREVENTOMICS Nutritional Recommender System: user’s journey and demonstrative use-cases

There exist many approaches which try to recommend healthy diets. Most of them, however, are mainly observational, use food diaries, and have led to erroneous recommendations by assuming that the same diet is right for all people.  But new tools, findings and emerging information technologies have changed the landscape for nutritional science and underscored the need to better individualise…

cost-effectiveness analysis

Potential costs and effects of personalised nutrition

Is personalised nutrition an effective tool for preventing diet related diseases considering potentially higher costs?   Nowadays, many people suffer from the well-known global health problem called obesity. Obesity is often caused by poor dietary patterns, which might lead to different diet related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart diseases [1] [2]. Thus, prevention of…

new year resolutions behavioural change

Setting your 2020 resolutions

The new year is quickly approaching and people all around the world will soon start thinking of their new year resolutions. Many of us will come up with meaningful and healthy changes to make in 2020. Yet most of us will struggle to stick with our plans to live healthily, whether it concerns dieting, being…

smartphones to promote healthy eating

Using smartphones to promote healthy eating

Obesity represents the most common metabolic disorder in industrialised countries, but the excess of weight is a global burden[1]. This disorder is reaching alarming proportions among adults, as well as young people. The rising incidence of obesity implies a great concern and commitment for the healthcare system, as there is a strong association between obesity and…

PREVENTOMICS Poster exhibited during the Data Science Summit 2019

PREVENTOMICS Partner ONMI presented a poster on PREVENTOMICS project during the Data Science Summit 2019, which took place on November 12 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The poster describes the PREVENTOMICS project objectives. PREVENTOMICS creates a unique-in-its-kind personalised nutrition service, interoperable with current existing Apps for monitoring heath status. This opens the door for personalisation of any type of health…

PREVENTOMICS systematic review presented during ISPOR 2019 Conference

PREVENTOMICS project partner Erasmus University Rotterdam has presented a poster titled as “A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of personalised interventions with a nutrition component in adults” during the 2019 edition of ISPOR conference.  The paper described the systematic literature review performed in the PREVENTOMICS project to establish what has already been done in personalised nutrition interventions…

PREVENTOMICS presented during IoT Congress 2019 as an ICT healthcare platform success case

Felip Miralles, Director of the eHealth Unit at Eurecat, presented PREVENTOMICS project during the IoT Congress, the largest event on the world on IoT solutions. The congress has taken place in Barcelona on October 29-31. The event is dedicated exclusively to joining IoT providers with industry in order to help the latter increase productivity via this…