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2013-02-06 23:03:37

Bliss Nutritional Sciences Launches Flagship Product of Delicious Nutritional Supplements Based on Epigenetics and Nutrigenomics Orange County, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Bliss Nutritional Sciences–a company dedicated to the research and development of cutting edge, nutritional products based on the emerging science of epigenetics and nutrigenomics–has launched Mamalicious®, its flagship product line and a novel nutritional supplement specifically formulated for women of...

2012-11-09 11:16:22

Research presented at American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting, Nov. 6 to 10, San Francisco About 10.6% of the inherited genetic risk for developing coronary artery disease (CAD) can be explained by specific DNA variations, according to research reported today at the American Society of Human Genetics 2012 meeting. The research, conducted by scientists in the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D consortium, pinpointed 20 previously unidentified mutations during a two-stage meta-analysis of 63,746...

2011-05-10 06:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass. and GIG HARBOR, Wash., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (OTCQB: ILIU) and Metagenics, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a research collaboration to identify predictive biomarkers combinations for use with Metagenics Compound Meta-060, which is a proprietary and patented formulation of tetrahydro iso-alpha acids derived from hops, in development for weight management. A key aim of the collaboration is to investigate if genetic variations...

2010-12-21 00:01:46

Consumers are turning to customized diets to lose weight for 2011 "“ the trend is clear in everything including new apps for iPhones, custom energy bars and recommendations from experts. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 It's almost New Year's Resolution time, and the hot trend for 2011 is clear: people are resolving to lose weight on custom diets. In December, both myMediConnect and Kellogg's Special K launched high-tech custom diet trackers. MyMediConnect allows users to...

2010-03-05 12:11:42

K-State researchers say nutrigenomics likely to change the future of public health Personal health recommendations and diets tailored to better prevent diseases may be in our future, just by focusing on genetics. Researchers at Kansas State University recently published an academic journal article discussing the potential for nutrigenomics, a field that studies the effects of food on gene expression. The researchers discussed the possibility of using food to prevent an individual's genes from...

2010-02-25 08:13:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While most individuals generally acknowledge the importance of a healthy diet, they often don't realize that even small changes can significantly improve overall health. Employers don't emphasize nutrition enough either, according to experts at DSM Personalized Nutrition, LLC, which is part of DSM, a global $12 billion firm and leader in nutrition. In an upcoming webinar, "Nutrition: The Most Important Strategy to Improve Employee Health"...

2009-11-17 12:00:12

Tufts University researchers have identified a gene-diet interaction that appears to influence body weight and have replicated their findings in three independent studies. Men and women carrying the CC genotype demonstrated higher body mass index (BMI) scores and a higher incidence of obesity, but only if they consumed a diet high in saturated fat. These associations were seen in the apolipoprotein A-II gene (APOA2) promoter. "We believe this is the first time a gene-diet interaction...


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