nutrigenetics


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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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This relatively new field, called nutrigenetics, has the potential to improve digestive health, prevent weight gain or ease weight loss, and improve our short- and long-term health.
Nutrigenetics is the study of "the role of DNA sequence variation in the responses to nutrients," often referred to as gene--diet interaction effects [1].
Understandably, these programs tend to be research based, and while they potentially offer academic integrity and research skills, they are not helpful in providing practitioners with the skills that they need to work with nutrigenetics in practice.
The recognition that food-derived nonnutrient molecules can modulate intracellular molecular mechanisms has seen the emergence of the fields of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics, disciplines derived from the interweaving of the sciences of nutrition, biochemistry, molecular biology, and genomics.
It deals with nutritional epidemiology and management, nutrition and food insecurity, probiotic nutrition and its safety, novel techniques in food processing, risks and safety regarding consumption of genetically modified foods, nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics, importance of nutritional sciences in the treatment of cancer patients, nutrition analysis tools and software's and nootropics.
28 November 2014 - Indian molecular diagnostics company Mapmygenome said Friday it had introduced Sugargene, a low cost personal genomics test, intended to identify the genetic risk of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, nutrigenetics and management options.
Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics in functional foods and personalized nutrition.
Nutrigenomics should not be confused with nutrigenetics, which is the study of how a particular genetic variation responds to the intake of certain nutrients.
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.