nutrigenetics


Related to nutrigenetics: Nutrigenomics, Nutritional genomics

nutrigenetics

(ˌnjuːtrɪdʒɪˈnɛtɪks)
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with the effect of heredity on diet and nutrition
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Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Whole Food Nutritional Medicine, byAni K.
This year the agenda will feature such current issues as nutrigenetics and nutrition and cancer.
Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics in functional foods and personalized nutrition.
Tests are now not only offered for diagnosis, carrier, presymptomatic, prenatal and pre-implantation testing, but also for pharmacogenetics, disease susceptibility, nutrigenetics and genetic relatedness.
Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics 3(4-6):259-266, 2010.
Future research in nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics is likely to yield individualized nutritional intervention plans that will allow risk assessments to directly incorporate such variability.
Nutrigenetics chapter by El-Sohemy explains how diet can directly or indirectly influence health by interacting with the genome (DNA methylation and gene expression) as well as through genetic variations affecting nutrient digestion, absorption, metabolism, biotransformation, etc.
There is increasing interest in the use of nutrigenomic methods to understand the mechanisms by which isoflavones induce these changes, and in the use of nutrigenetics to understand why the effects vary between individuals.
Our food culture is redefining healthy foods away from deconstructed 'nutritionism' just as our medical community is beginning to notice nutrigenetics and the impact of isolated nutrition components.
4) Another approach is to examine how variations in genes affect responsiveness to specific dietary factors, an area that is sometimes referred to as nutrigenetics.
Nutrition--genome interaction, nutrigenetics and -genomics, fat assimilation, nutrition in competitive sport, genetics of endurance performance.
In the first study to demonstrate the efficacy of applying nutrigenetics to long term weight management, researchers found significant improvement in long term (more than 300 days) weight management for individuals whose nutrient requirements were tailored to individual variations in the genes known to affect nutrient metabolism and transport.