By De Caterina, Raffaele(Editor), J. Alfredo Martinez(Editor), Martin Kohlmeier(Editor)
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Principles of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics: Fundamentals for Individualized Nutrition is themost comprehensive foundational text on the complex topics of nutrigenetics andnutrigenomics. Edited by three leaders in the field with contributions from the most well-cited researchers conducting groundbreaking research in the field, the book covers how the genetic makeup influences the response to foods andnutrients and how nutrients affect gene expression. Principles of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics: Fundamentals for Individualized Nutrition is brokeninto four parts providing a valuable overview of genetics, nutrigenetics, andnutrigenomics, and a conclusion that helps to translate research into practice.
With an overview of the background, evidence, challenges, and opportunities in the field, readers will come away with a strong understanding of how this new science is the frontier of medical nutrition. Principles of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics: Fundamentals for Individualized Nutrition is a valuable reference for students and researchers studying nutrition, genetics, medicine, and related fields.
Uniquely foundational, comprehensive, and systematic approach with full evidence-based coverage of established and emerging topics in nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics
Includes a valuable guide to ethics for genetic testing for nutritional advice
Chapters include definitions, methods, summaries, figures, and tables to help students, researchers, and faculty grasp key concepts
Companion website includes slide decks, images, questions, and other teaching and learning aids designed to facilitate communication and comprehension of the content presented in the book