nutrigenomics

nutrigenomics

[noo-tri-jee-noh-miks, -nom-iks, nyoo-]
noun used with a singular verb.
the study of how individual genetic makeup interacts with diet, especially the effects of this interaction on a person's health.
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Main Entry:  nutrigenomics
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of food and diet and how each interacts with specific genes to increase the risk of certain diseases
Example:  Nutrigenomics will be used to determine the role of diet in causing disease in relation to certain genes.
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