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Nutrigenomics: How Science Can Personalize Your Diet

“You are what you eat” is the old adage that taught us the importance of our diet. Now modern technology is taking nutrition to the next level, looking at how to improve individual health and prevent disease with unique sustenance plans. 410 more words

What do you know about Plants and Neutraceuticals?

What do you know about Plants and Neutraceuticals?

Author and Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP

This is a series of articles that is within a multipart series on related and standalone topics of discussion that raise some issues and controversies, but perhaps open our eyes to our relationship to the environment and its effects on living organisms, our uniqueness among eukeriotes, and or interdependence with the living plant and animal world.  7,750 more words

RFF#100 – Your ethnicity may be a clue to your ideal diet

Nutrigenomics—the science that combines nutrition and genetics—is revolutionizing the traditional “one size fits all” approach to nutrition recommendations. Scientists are now discovering the gene variants that cause people to respond differently to the same nutrient. 543 more words