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Dom Post: Mum might be wrong about good-for-you tucker

Peter Griffin posted in on February 26th, 2010.

Kiran Chug of the Dominion Post reports that a one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition could soon become far more personal, thanks to nutrigenomics. Nutrigenomics is the study of how our genetic make-up affects which foods are good for each of us, personally, and also how different foods and micronutrients can in turn affect our DNA. An […]

Nutrigenomics – how do our genes affect our nutrition?

Peter Griffin posted in on February 25th, 2010.

What sorts of foods should you — personally — eat to be healthiest? Nutrigenomics studies the interaction between our genes and the foods we eat. Specifically, it looks at how people with different genetic makeups are affected by different foods, with the aim of matching people to the foods that suit them best. This emerging […]

Newsletter Digest: Nutrigenomics, IPCC errors and DNA forensics

Peter Griffin posted in on February 19th, 2010.

Nutrigenomics – what is it exactly? Genes, diet and gut health will be the focus of discussion in Auckland next week as scientists, nutritionists and food technologists gather for a conference looking at what the latest research says about how foods affect gene expression and therefore human health. It is early days for nutrigenomics, but […]

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