Metabolomics and human nutrition

Primrose, Sandy, Draper, John, Elsom, Rachel, Kirkpatrick, Verity, Mathers, John, Seal, Chris, Beckmann, Manfred, Haldar, Sumanto, Beattie, John, Lodge, John, Jenab, Mazda, Keun, Hector and Scalbert, Augustin (2011) Metabolomics and human nutrition. British Journal of Nutrition, 105 (08). pp. 1277-1283. ISSN 0007-1145

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Abstract

The present report summarises a workshop convened by the UK Food Standards Agency (Agency) on 25 March 2010 to discuss the current Agency's funded research on the use of metabolomics technologies in human nutrition research. The objectives of this workshop were to review progress to date, to identify technical challenges and ways of overcoming them, and to discuss future research priorities and the application of metabolomics in public health nutrition research and surveys. Results from studies nearing completion showed that by using carefully designed dietary and sampling regimens, it is possible to identify novel biomarkers of food intake that could not have been predicted from current knowledge of food composition. These findings provide proof-of-principle that the metabolomics approach can be used to develop new putative biomarkers of dietary intake. The next steps will be to validate these putative biomarkers, to develop rapid and inexpensive assays for biomarkers of food intake of high public health relevance, and to test their utility in population cohort studies and dietary surveys.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: metabolomics, long-term food consumption
Subjects: B400 Nutrition
C900 Others in Biological Sciences
D600 Food and Beverage studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2011 11:26
Last Modified: 11 May 2017 16:51
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4266

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