NutrigenomicsNNutrigenomicsNutrigenomicsEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-05-20T04:00:00ZKellie Welch, RD7.0000000000000063.0000000000000409.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the emerging field of nutrigenomics, which links nutrients in foods with a person's genetic make up to produce the healthiest diet possible.</p><h2>What is nutrigenomics?</h2> <p>Nutrigenomics is the study of the link between nutrients and genes. The food we eat is made up of nutrients. Carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals are all nutrients. The body's basic building blocks are genes. Everyone has a different set of genes. A person's genes determine in part a person's risk for certain diseases. </p> <p>The goal of nutrigenomics is to know how specific nutrients affect genes and how this affects a person's risk for disease. Dietitians and other health-care providers may be able to tailor a diet to a person's individual genetic needs. This may help prevent or slow the progression of chronic diseases. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Nutrigenomics is the study of how nutrients affect genes.</li> <li>Nutrigenomics is a new science still under study. </li> <li>One day, nutrigenomics may change disease prevention and treatment. </li> <li>Eating healthy foods and exercising will always be important to health.</li> </ul>
NutrigénomiqueNNutrigénomiqueNutrigenomicsFrenchNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-05-20T04:00:00ZKellie Welch, RD7.0000000000000063.0000000000000409.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur la nutrigénomique, qui fait le lien les nutriments et la constitution génétique d'une personne pour arriver au régime le plus sain.</p><h2>Qu'est-ce que la nutrigénomique?</h2> <p>La nutrigénomique est l'étude du lien entre les nutriments et les gènes. Les aliments que nous mangeons sont faits de nutriments. Les glucides, les protéines, les graisses, les vitamines et les minéraux sont tous des nutriments. Les éléments de base qui composent le corps humain sont les gènes. Chacun d'entre-nous possède un ensemble différent de gènes. Les gènes d'une personne déterminent en partie sa prédisposition à certaines maladies. </p> <p>Le but de la nutrigénomique est de connaître la façon dont les nutriments particuliers affectent les gènes et la façon dont cela influe sur la prédisposition d'une personne aux maladies. Les diététistes et autres fournisseurs de soins de santé peuvent être en mesure de personnaliser un régime convenant aux besoins génétiques d'une personne. Cela peut empêcher ou ralentir la progression de maladies chroniques. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>La nutrigénomique est l' étude de la façon dont les nutriments influencent les gènes. </li> <li>Elle est une science nouvelle encore à l' étude. </li> <li>Il se peut qu' un jour la nutrigénomique puisse changer la prévention et le traitement des maladies. </li> <li>Des habitudes alimentaires saines et l' exercice resteront toujours des éléments importants de la santé.</li></ul>

 

 

Nutrigenomics1951.00000000000NutrigenomicsNutrigenomicsNEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-05-20T04:00:00ZKellie Welch, RD7.0000000000000063.0000000000000409.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the emerging field of nutrigenomics, which links nutrients in foods with a person's genetic make up to produce the healthiest diet possible.</p><h2>What is nutrigenomics?</h2> <p>Nutrigenomics is the study of the link between nutrients and genes. The food we eat is made up of nutrients. Carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals are all nutrients. The body's basic building blocks are genes. Everyone has a different set of genes. A person's genes determine in part a person's risk for certain diseases. </p> <p>The goal of nutrigenomics is to know how specific nutrients affect genes and how this affects a person's risk for disease. Dietitians and other health-care providers may be able to tailor a diet to a person's individual genetic needs. This may help prevent or slow the progression of chronic diseases. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Nutrigenomics is the study of how nutrients affect genes.</li> <li>Nutrigenomics is a new science still under study. </li> <li>One day, nutrigenomics may change disease prevention and treatment. </li> <li>Eating healthy foods and exercising will always be important to health.</li> </ul><h2>Research in nutrigenomics is ongoing</h2> <p>We share genes with animals in the same species as well as other species. Scientists involved in nutrigenomics study how nutrients affect genes in animals. They are trying to find out how this affects human health and a person's risk for chronic disease. </p> <p>Although the entire human genome has been mapped, the way genes interact with each other and affect the body is still not well known. At the moment, genetic tests can only show some specific risks. These tests are not always accurate. </p> <p>In the future, however, complete and accurate genetic tests may become part of routine checkups. These tests can be combined with better knowledge on how nutrients interact with genes. Together, these advances could increase treatment or prevention options for chronic disease. For example, take a person who has a gene known to put them at risk for heart disease. Doctors can prescribe a specific nutrient to make that gene inactive. This would lower or even remove the risk. </p> <h2>Nutrigenomics may just be one more tool for health</h2> <p>Nutrigenomics is a growing science that has great potential. The hope is it will become another tool health-care professionals can use in the pursuit of health. </p> <p>Healthful eating habits and exercise are still a key part of living a long and healthy life. It is important to remember that other factors play a large role in human health. These include:</p> <ul> <li>where we work and live</li> <li>our socio-economic status</li> <li>whether we smoke, drink alcohol and abuse drugs</li> <li>exposure to toxins and pollution</li> <li>our stress levels</li> </ul>Nutrigenomics

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