Are genetic tests a reliable way to tell me which diet to follow?
Dietary recommendations based on genetic analysis, or ‘nutragenomics’, are growing in popularity as we learn more about our genes. Our genes can certainly have an impact, however because genes are expressed differently based on the environment, the benefit remains controversial. The study of nutrient-gene interactions are very complex, so if you do want to have your profile analysed, speak to a dietitian who specialises in nutrigenetics.
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