Nestlé partners with King’s College

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 13 September 2011

Citation

(2011), "Nestlé partners with King’s College", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 41 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/nfs.2011.01741eaa.027

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Nestlé partners with King’s College

Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 5

The Nestlé Research Center in Switzerland will collaborate with King’s College London on a joint research project into the relationship between food and genes.

Due to begin later this year, the six-month project will examine the interactions between genes and food ingredients, and how they can affect human health.

It will look at how our genes and their encoded proteins determine important bodily functions; including how efficiently we metabolise food, respond to the environment and detoxify our bodies from potentially harmful agents.