Nutrigenetics: Why your food should sync with your genes

Thilagavathi Karthe didn't realise she was lactose intolerant till she did a DNA test as part of a workplace health programme. After following the diet plan drawn up by the nutritionist, the 44-yearold Chennaiite is feeling better than she has in a while.

Bengaluru-based Manju nath Krishnappa, however, opted for a similar test to up his fitness levels. The 36-year-old feels the results of the test have helped tailor his diet and exercise regime to offer optimum results.

Across the country , physicians, nutritionists, sports coaches and fitness trainers are using nutrigenomic or nutrigenetic tests - which explore the relationship between food and genes -to help their clients attain fitness goals...................Read more


Source: The Times of India

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