DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20220020
Published: 2022-01-29

Nutrigenomics: future for sustenance

Prem Lal, Remya Ramachandran, P. T. James, Rajeevan K., Aju Ravindran, Durga Balakrishnan, Ajith Bhasker, Sasidharan ., Babu Francis, Gopalan A. V., Subbaraman K. R., Kanniyan Binub

Abstract


Nutrigenomics deals with the effect of foods and food constituents on gene expression. It is a new concept in disease prevention and cure. Nutrigenomics conveys how nutrients influence our body to express genes, whereas nutrigenetics refers to how our body responds to nutrients. The various bioactive food components can alter the gene expression mechanisms. But our actual knowledge is so insufficient that the only use of such information may help to satisfy our imagination. If science could arrive at some more precise facts, that would have vast applications in medicine.


Keywords


Nutrigenomics, Health, Life

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