Roundoc Rx: The Science of Nutrigenomics

Rountree, Robert
June 2009
Alternative & Complementary Therapies;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p104
Academic Journal
The article focuses on nutrigenomics, a study of the relationships between the human genes and the food that people eat. It notes that if individuals are given the same diet, it is expected to get different responses from them because the enzymes involve in insulin signaling in the cell respond at slightly different rates in various individuals. It also mentions that fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants which neutralize free radicals to avoid heart disease and cancer.


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