Press Release October 28, 2020

American Nutrition Association® Convenes Industry Leaders November 12-13 to Advance the Conversation on Personalized Nutrition

CHICAGO (October 28, 2020) - The American Nutrition Association® (ANA) will bring together business, scientists, and health professionals for its 61st annual Personalized Nutrition Summit 2020 online November 12-13.

The Personalized Nutrition Business Leaders Forum, on Thurs., Nov. 12, convenes nutrition-related businesses and investors to showcase cutting-edge innovations. The Forum features cutting-edge speakers such as Deepak Chopra on the Future of Wellbeing and Harpreet Rai, CEO of Oura, which equips NBA players with the Oura ring.

“The ANA brings together and highlights new and emerging companies focused on personalized nutrition, science-based ingredients, products, and technologies,” said Michael Stroka, CEO of the ANA. “The synergies explored in Summit conversations facilitate partnerships among players in the ecosystem.”

Personalized Nutrition companies are increasingly matching emerging technology and science to audiences that are increasingly ripe for these products and services. To tap into those trends, sessions will address:

  • Personalized Nutrition tools, technologies, devices, wearables, and digital platforms, including Victor Chapela, CEO of Suggestic.
  • Creating and Supporting a Virtual Nutrition Counseling Practice, including Helen Messier, MD, PhD of Tailored Script.
  • The Most Innovative Companies in Personalized Nutrition, such as Nathan Price, PhD of Onegevity.

“As the founder of The Living Fund, we invest in early stage lifestyle businesses that fight chronic illness,” said Rob Frankfurt. “The pandemic illustrates how important this mission is. I’m excited for the ANA Summit that enables personalized health and nutrition innovators to share their vision and experience during these uncertain times.”

Join industry leaders Joe Zhou, CEO, Tailored Script; Victor Chapela, Co-founder & CEO, Suggestic; Rob Frankfurt, Founder, The Living Fund; Tom Blue, Foundation Board, ANA; Tom Aarts, Principal, Nutrition Capital Network; Harpreet Rai, CEO, Oura; Mariette Abrahams, PhD, MBA, RD, Founder, Qina; Sara Adler, General Partner, Wave Capital; Kashif Khan, CEO, DNA Company; Dr. Kara Fitzgerald; Dr. Doina Kulick, Mayo Clinic; Anuj Patel, Lighter Nutrition; Dorian Greenow, Keto-Mojo; Jeremy Malecha, Biocanic, Inc; Christian Chasmer, Vessel Health; Jeff Byers, CEO, AMP Human; Jim Howard, CEO, Readout Health; Eric Edmeades, CEO, Wildfit; Dr. Deepak Chopra, Founder, The Chopra Foundation; Dr. Helen Messier, Tailored Script; and Dr. Nathan Price, Onegevity/Thorne.

“ANA’s Personalized Nutrition Business Leaders Forum is an opportunity to engage entrepreneurs and investors in the broader personalized nutrition ecosystem,” said Tom Aarts, ANA Foundation Board Member. “In my long history in the nutrition industry, I’ve seen how a deep understanding of the broader landscape can impact the trajectory of a growing company.”

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The American Nutrition Association

The American Nutrition Association is the professional association for the science and practice of personalized nutrition. A non-profit, the ANA envisions a society of Healthy People, Powered by Nutrition. The ANA Educates, Certifies, Advocates and Connects to fulfill its mission to Champion the Science and Practice of Personalized Nutrition. For more information, visit Continue the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.  

For more information, to schedule an interview or to request press credentials for ANA’s 61st annual Personalized Nutrition Summit 2020 (November 12-13), contact Shawna McGregor at 917-971-7852 or