Chadwick, Ruth, et al. (2005) Horizons in nutritional science : The case for strategic international alliances to harness nutritional genomics for public and personal health. British Journal of Nutrition, 94 (5). pp. 623-632. ISSN 1475-2662Full text not available from this repository.
Nutrigenomics is the study of how constituents of the diet interact with genes, and their products, to alter phenotype and, conversely, how genes and their products metabolise these constituents into nutrients, antinutrients, and bioactive compounds. Results from molecular and genetic epidemiological studies indicate that dietary unbalance can alter gene–nutrient interactions in ways that increase the risk of developing chronic disease. The interplay of human genetic variation and environmental factors will make identifying causative genes and nutrients a formidable, but not intractable, challenge. We provide specific recommendations for how to best meet this challenge and discuss the need for new methodologies and the use of comprehensive analyses of nutrient–genotype interactions involving large and diverse populations. The objective of the present paper is to stimulate discourse and collaboration among nutrigenomic researchers and stakeholders, a process that will lead to an increase in global health and wellness by reducing health disparities in developed and developing countries.
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Nutrition|
|Additional Information:||http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=BJN The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, British Journal of Nutrition, 94 (5), pp 623-632 2005, © 2005 Cambridge University Press.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Strategic international alliances ; Nutrigenomics ; Gene–nutrient interactions ; Health diaparities|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)|
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology
|Deposited By:||Mrs Yaling Zhang|
|Deposited On:||24 Jul 2008 15:58|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2016 00:00|
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