Nutritional Science 2.0
Nutritional science is entering a new era with a
shift away from “little science” toward “big science”.
The major nutritional problems facing the world today
with huge impact on public and private parties cannot be solved by
“little science”, characterized by individualistic research, lacking
coordination and integration.
“Big science” is needed, i.e., multiple groups with
complementary knowledge and expertise working together in large
This new era takes full advantage of modern
- high resolution, comprehensive and unbiased “Genomics”
- sophisticated and partly web-based database management
- providing a new platform for scientific dialogue and exchange.
We define this new Nutritional Science as Nutritional