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Emergence of nutrigenomics and dietary components as a complementary therapy in cancer prevention.
Shambhavi Srivastava et al. Environmental science and pollution research international 2022 11 (60) 89853-89873 (Posted: Mar-02-2023 10AM)
Personalized Dietary Recommendations Based on Lipid-Related Genetic Variants: A Systematic Review.
Pérez-Beltrán Yolanda E et al. Frontiers in nutrition 2022 4 830283 (Posted: Apr-23-2022 9AM)
Opportunities to integrate nutrigenomics into clinical practice and patient counseling
D Roosan et al, EJCN, April 20, 2022 (Posted: Apr-22-2022 0PM)
NIH's ‘precision nutrition’ bet aims for individualized diets
J Kaiser, Science, February 5, 2021 (Posted: Feb-06-2021 7AM)
Nutrigenomics: lessons learned and future perspectives.
Brennan Lorraine et al. The American journal of clinical nutrition 2021 Jan (Posted: Jan-31-2021 0PM)
Adolescent-Onset and Adult-Onset Vitamin-Responsive Neurogenetic Diseases: A Review.
Mandia Daniele et al. JAMA neurology 2021 Jan (Posted: Jan-12-2021 11AM)
Precision Nutrition-the Answer to "What to Eat to Stay Healthy".
Rodgers Griffin P et al. JAMA 2020 Aug (Posted: Aug-08-2020 10AM)
Do the microRNAs we eat affect gene expression?
K Campbell, Nature Outlook, June 17, 2020 (Posted: Jun-22-2020 9AM)
Dietary RNA is ripe for investigation
K Witwer, Nature Outlook, June 17, 2020 (Posted: Jun-22-2020 9AM)
NIH releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years
NIH, May 27, 2020 (Posted: Jun-01-2020 8AM)
Contribution of macronutrients to obesity: implications for precision nutrition
Nat Rev Endrocrinology, March 31, 2020 (Posted: Apr-04-2020 9AM)
Direct-to-Consumer Nutrigenetics Testing: An Overview.
Floris Matteo et al. Nutrients 2020 Feb 12(2) (Posted: Mar-04-2020 9AM)
Information Provided to Consumers about Direct-to-Consumer Nutrigenetic Testing.
De Suchetana et al. Public health genomics 2019 Nov 1-12 (Posted: Dec-04-2019 9AM)
Using genetics to disentangle the complex relationship between food choices and health status
N Pirastu et al, BIORXIV, November 8, 2019 (Posted: Nov-09-2019 8AM)
Individualized diets help patients with inherited metabolic disorders
S Rosen Mayo Clinic, Individualized Medicine Blog, October 4,2019 (Posted: Oct-07-2019 9AM)
Personalized Nutrition: The Latest on DNA-Based Diets
Scientific American, September 27, 2019 (Posted: Oct-01-2019 8AM)
Are Personalized Diets Ready for Prime Time?
D Koenig, WebMD, September 19, 2019 (Posted: Sep-22-2019 0PM)
‘Precision nutrition’ may be on the horizon, but large-scale, definitive trials lacking
LL Peterson, Healio, Sepetmber 10, 2019 (Posted: Sep-12-2019 7AM)
Nutrigenetics and NutrigenomicsApproaches for Nutrition Research
NIH funding Announcement, September 2019 (Posted: Sep-12-2019 7AM)
A gene-diet interaction-based score predicts response to dietary fat in the Women's Health Initiative
K Westerman et al, MedXRIV, August 2019 (Posted: Aug-23-2019 8AM)
The Food Programme, Is There A Perfect Diet Just For You? The Future of Personalised Nutrition
BBC Radio 4 (Posted: Jul-15-2019 1PM)
Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition- No single food regimen works for everyone. A new study is the most comprehensive effort yet to understand why.
C Graber et al, NY Times, June 10, 2019 (Posted: Jun-10-2019 10AM)
Nutrigenetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition: An Evaluation of Public Perceptions, Attitudes, and Concerns in a Population of French Canadians.
Vallée Marcotte Bastien et al. Lifestyle genomics 2019 May 1-8 (Posted: May-29-2019 8AM)
"Omics" Education in Dietetic Curricula: A Comparison between Two Institutions in the USA and Mexico.
VanBuren Christine et al. Lifestyle genomics 2019 May 1-11 (Posted: May-15-2019 8AM)
Update on Genetic Testing
J Weisenberger, Today's Dietitian, May 2019 (Posted: May-08-2019 8AM)
Why You Don't Actually Need to Test for MTHFR Gene Variants
TC Smith, Self, March 2019 (Posted: Mar-24-2019 9AM)
Primers on nutrigenetics and nutri(epi)genomics: Origins and development of precision nutrition.
Bordoni Laura et al. Biochimie 2019 Mar 160156-171 (Posted: Mar-20-2019 9AM)
Study protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial incorporated into the Group Lifestyle Balance™ program: the nutrigenomics, overweight/obesity and weight management trial (the NOW trial).
Horne Justine et al. BMC public health 2019 Mar 19(1) 310 (Posted: Mar-20-2019 9AM)
Apps step up to the plate with diet and DNA-tailored advice
S Debrebant, Financial Times, March 11, 2019 (Posted: Mar-14-2019 8AM)
Sport Nutrigenomics: Personalized Nutrition for Athletic Performance.
Guest Nanci S et al. Frontiers in nutrition 2019 8 (Posted: Mar-11-2019 9AM)
From nutrigenomics to personalizing diets: are we ready for precision medicine?
Loos Ruth J F et al. The American journal of clinical nutrition 2019 Jan (1) 1-2 (Posted: Feb-06-2019 8AM)
Current and Future Landscape of Nutritional Epidemiologic Research
FB Hu et al. JAMA, October 31, 2018 (Posted: Oct-31-2018 11AM)
Personalised nutrition and health.
Ordovas Jose M et al. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2018 06 bmj.k2173 (Posted: Oct-31-2018 8AM)
Your DNA, Your Diet: How Nutrition Is Being Personalized
At-home tests are helping people learn more about their bodies, but the science is still evolving
C Ostroff, WSJ, August 30, 2018 (Posted: Aug-31-2018 11AM)
Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: Proceedings of a Workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Food and Nutrition Board; Food Forum, 2018 (Posted: Aug-24-2018 9AM)
Associations between Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Total Energy, Carbohydrate, and Fat Intakes: A Systematic Review.
Drabsch Theresa et al. Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.) 2018 Jul (4) 425-453 (Posted: Jul-23-2018 11AM)
Genome-Tailored Diets May Be Premature
GEN News Highlights, July 23, 2018 (Posted: Jul-23-2018 11AM)
Nutritional Genomics and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: An Overview.
Guasch-Ferré Marta et al. Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.) 2018 Mar 9(2) 128-135 (Posted: Apr-18-2018 10AM)
Genes might not predict success of low-fat or low-carb diet
L Rappaport, Reuters Health, Feb 20, 2018 (Posted: Feb-20-2018 1PM)
Matching DNA to a diet doesnt work: We didnt even come close, researcher says
S Begley, Stat News, Feb 20, 2018 (Posted: Feb-20-2018 0PM)
Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?
A Aubrey, NPR, Jan 22, 2018 (Posted: Jan-22-2018 0PM)
Proposed guidelines to evaluate scientific validity and evidence for genotype-based dietary advice
KA Grimaldi et al, Genes and Nutrition, Dec 2017 (Posted: Dec-29-2017 11AM)
Opportunities for training for nutritional professionals in nutritional genomics: What is out there?
Collins Jorja et al. Nutrition & dietetics: the journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia 2017 Dec (Posted: Dec-20-2017 0PM)
Scientific Evidence for Personalized Nutrition: Ethical Implications of Methological Limitations
C Jannsens, Slide Presentation, Dec 2017 (Posted: Dec-06-2017 11AM)
A critical appraisal of the scientific basis of commercial genomic profiles used to assess health risks and personalize health interventions.
Janssens A Cecile J W et al. American journal of human genetics 2008 Mar (3) 593-9 (Posted: Dec-04-2017 11AM)
The future of nutrition: Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics in obesity and cardiovascular diseases.
Peña-Romero Alicia Cristina et al. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition 2017 Jul 1-12 (Posted: Nov-07-2017 9AM)
Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research
NIH Funding Opportunity, Nov 2017 (Posted: Nov-07-2017 9AM)
An experiment assessing effects of personalized feedback about genetic susceptibility to obesity on attitudes towards diet and exercise.
Ahn Woo-Kyoung et al. Appetite 2017 Aug 12023-31 (Posted: Aug-30-2017 9AM)
Guide for Current Nutrigenetic, Nutrigenomic, and Nutriepigenetic Approaches for Precision Nutrition Involving the Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases Associated with Obesity.
Ramos-Lopez Omar et al. Journal of nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics 2017 Jul 10(1-2) 43-62 (Posted: Jul-12-2017 11AM)
The effect of the apolipoprotein E genotype on response to personalized dietary advice intervention: findings from the Food4Me randomized controlled trial.
Fallaize Rosalind et al. The American journal of clinical nutrition 2016 Sep 104(3) 827-36 (Posted: Jun-07-2017 9AM)
Gene-Diet Interactions in Type 2 Diabetes: The Chicken and Egg Debate
A Ortega et al, Int J Mol SCi, June 2017 (Posted: Jun-05-2017 5PM)
Utilizing nutritional genomics to tailor diets for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a guide for upcoming studies and implementations.
Corella Dolores et al. Expert review of molecular diagnostics 2017 May (5) 495-513 (Posted: May-24-2017 11AM)
Uninformed consent in nutrigenomic research
AC Janssens et al, Eur J Human Genetics, May 10, 2017 (Posted: May-10-2017 2PM)
Transcriptomics and the Mediterranean Diet: A Systematic Review.
Herrera-Marcos Luis V et al. Nutrients 2017 May (5) (Posted: May-10-2017 6AM)
Crave Sugar? Maybe It's in Your Genes
Scientific American, May 2, 2017 (Posted: May-03-2017 10AM)
These DNA Diet Apps Want to Rule Your Health
A Ossola, Back Channel, May 1, 2017 (Posted: May-02-2017 10AM)
Could genetics influence what we like to eat?
Science magazine, April 23, 2017 (Posted: Apr-23-2017 8AM)
Translation of Nutritional Genomics into Nutrition Practice: The Next Step.
Murgia Chiara et al. Nutrients 2017 Apr 9(4) (Posted: Apr-12-2017 8AM)
Precision nutrition: Hype or hope?
Harvard School of Public Health, February 2017 (Posted: Mar-20-2017 4PM)
Should your DNA determine whats for dinner?
University of Toronto, Blog post, March 2017 (Posted: Mar-07-2017 3PM)
Nutrigenomics of extra-virgin olive oil: A review.
Piroddi Marta et al. BioFactors (Oxford, England) 2017 Jan (1) 17-41 (Posted: Mar-04-2017 7AM)
Bioactive Nutrients and Nutrigenomics in Age-Related Diseases.
Rescigno Tania et al. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland) 2017 Jan (1) (Posted: Mar-04-2017 7AM)
Will Diet and Exercise Save Us All?
J Monteiro, Cell, December 2016 (Posted: Dec-02-2016 8AM)
The DNA-based diet
R. Collier, November 9, 2016 (Posted: Nov-09-2016 4PM)
"Personalized nutrition isnt going to solve our diet problems
J Belluz, Vox, November 2, 2016 (Posted: Nov-02-2016 0PM)
Nutrigenomics at the Interface of Aging, Lifespan, and Cancer Prevention.
Riscuta Gabriela et al. The Journal of nutrition 2016 Oct (10) 1931-1939 (Posted: Oct-10-2016 7PM)
Your genes, diet and health: what you need to know
Genomics education UK, September 2016 (Posted: Oct-10-2016 3PM)
Guide and Position of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics on Personalised Nutrition: Part 1 - Fields of Precision Nutrition.
Ferguson Lynnette R et al. Journal of nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics 2016 May 9(1) 12-27 (Posted: May-18-2016 10AM)
Nutrigenomics, the Microbiome, and Gene-Environment Interactions: New Directions in Cardiovascular Disease Research, Prevention, and Treatment A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
JF Ferguson et al, AHA Scientific Statement, Circulation, Cardiovascular Genetics, April 2016 (Posted: Apr-24-2016 8AM)
Nutrigenomics 2.0: The Need for Ongoing and Independent Evaluation and Synthesis of Commercial Nutrigenomics Tests' Scientific Knowledge Base for Responsible Innovation.
Pavlidis Cristiana et al. Omics : a journal of integrative biology 2016 Feb (2) 65-8 (Posted: Mar-01-2016 0PM)
A nutrigenomics approach for the study of anti-aging interventions: olive oil phenols and the modulation of gene and microRNA expression profiles in mouse brain.
Luceri Cristina et al. European journal of nutrition 2015 Dec (Posted: Mar-01-2016 0PM)
Precision Nutrition 4.0: A Big Data and Ethics Foresight Analysis-Convergence of Agrigenomics, Nutrigenomics, Nutriproteomics, and Nutrimetabolomics.
Özdemir Vural et al. Omics : a journal of integrative biology 2016 Feb (2) 69-75 (Posted: Mar-01-2016 0PM)
Nutrigenomics: A controversy
C Pavlidis et al. Appl & Trans Genomics, March 2015 (Posted: May-16-2015 7AM)
The exposome concept in a human nutrigenomics study: evaluating the impact of exposure to a complex mixture of phytochemicals using transcriptomics signatures.
van Breda Simone G J et al. Mutagenesis 2015 Feb 22. (Posted: May-16-2015 7AM)
Obesity: interactions of genome and nutrients intake.
Doo Miae et al. Prev Nutr Food Sci 2015 Mar (1) 1-7 (Posted: Apr-18-2015 8AM)
The 9th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
Chapel Hill, NC, May 17-19, 2015 (Posted: Apr-18-2015 8AM)
Nutrigenomics: Can diets be tailored to an individual?s genetic make-up?
David Warmflash | April 15, 2015 | Genetic LiteracyProject (Posted: Apr-18-2015 8AM)
Dietary Patterns, Genes, and Health: Challenges and Obstacles to be Overcome.
Frazier-Wood Alexis C et al. Curr Nutr Rep 2015;4:82-87 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 9AM)
Can metabolically healthy obesity be explained by diet, genetics, and inflammation?
Navarro Estanislau et al. Mol Nutr Food Res 2015 Jan (1) 75-93 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Epigenetic linkage of aging, cancer and nutrition.
Daniel Michael et al. J. Exp. Biol. 2015 Jan 1. (Pt 1) 59-70 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Nutrigenomics: definitions and advances of this new science.
Sales N M R et al. J Nutr Metab 2014 202759 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Nutrigenetic associations with cardiovascular disease.
Nuno Natasha Bushnell et al. Rev Cardiovasc Med 2014 (3) 217-25 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics insights into diabetes etiopathogenesis.
Berná Genoveva et al. Nutrients 2014 Nov (11) 5338-69 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Nutrigenomics of essential oils and their potential domestic use for improving health.
Cayuela Sánchez José Antonio et al. Nat Prod Commun 2014 Nov (11) 1641-8 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Nutrition Panel Calls for Less Sugar and Eases Cholesterol and Fat Restrictions
A. O'Connor, New York Times, February 19, 2015 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
Behind New Dietary Guidelines, Better Science
New York Times, February 23, 2015 (Posted: Feb-24-2015 5AM)
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