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    Personalized Nutrition for Better Health: Targeting the Human Microbiome

    This article describes the strategic role of nutrition and the human microbiome in personalizing health and disease management and the need for diligent regulatory and policy action in light of the rapid pace of science and technology development and application of these fields. The authors cover the need for biomarkers for personalized targeting the micobiome, bringing innovations to the market, avoiding industry “hype,” creating the right regulatory framework for persona...
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    Revising the EU FSMP Regulatory Framework: Laying a Foundation for Future Nutritional Patient Care

    This article addresses the 2010-2017 full revision of the regulatory framework in the European Union (EU) for Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) and summarizes key advocacy messages critical to the pragmatic and successful regulation of this special category of foods to ensure their availability to patients and healthcare professionals. Introduction Over the last several decades, there has been a long history for the practical use of Food for Special Medical Purpo...