WA Academy Virtual Series: DO OUR GENES DETERMINE WHAT WE SHOULD EAT?
- Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Details:DO OUR GENES DETERMINE WHAT WE SHOULD EAT?
June 9, 2020 @ 12 pm PT
Speaker: Nanci S. Guest, PhD, RD, CSCS
There is increasing awareness among researchers, educators, healthcare professionals and consumers that the one-size-fits-all approach to nutritional guidance is inefficient and often ineffective. Nutrigenomics research examines how variations in certain genes can modify the activity of our enzymes, receptors, transporters and other proteins, and explains why some individuals respond differently from others to the same foods, nutrients, dietary patterns and supplements. These genetic variations can help to determine individual nutritional requirements.
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