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Nutrigenomics: Why You Really Are What You Eat

Nutrigenomics: Why You Really Are What You Eat

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Have you ever wondered why some people can eat an unhealthy diet and live to be 100 while another person eats a similar diet and gets heart disease in the fifties? It all comes down to genetics and gene expression. A relatively new field called nutrigenomics, that studies issues like this, is growing rapidly. Find out more about nutrigenomics and “personalized nutrition.”

Does the Type of Saturated Fat You Eat Matter?

Does the Type of Saturated Fat You Eat Matter?

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Saturated fats have been a source of recent controversy. Once believed to be a major contributor to heart disease, the evidence that they’re heart unhealthy is weakening. Also, not all saturated fats have the same effects on the body, plant-based ones, for example, may have some unexpected benefits. This article discusses saturated fats and the role they play in health and heart disease.