We have come to realize that optimal nutrient intake is determined by very specific genetic messages. This realization has led to an entirely new approach to understanding nutrition - the exploration of nutrient effects on gene expression.
Edited by leading experts in the field, Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease provides an
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