Show Summary Details
Page of

Applying Genomics for Personalized Nutrition in Clinical Practice 

Applying Genomics for Personalized Nutrition in Clinical Practice
Applying Genomics for Personalized Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Nanci Guest

, Joseph Jamnik

, Bibiana García-Bailo

, Daiva E. Nielsen

, and Ahmed El-Sohemy

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 May 2021

The role of genetic variation in influencing an individual’s response to diet and nutritional interventions is being increasingly recognized in nutrition research and practice. Discoveries in the field of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics have paved the way for personalized nutrition by enabling us to tailor dietary recommendations to an individual’s genotype. This level of personalization is expected to hold great benefit by better aligning dietary recommendations with an individual’s requirements and potentially motivating favorable dietary changes that impact chronic disease risk. In this review, we discuss key findings in the field of nutritional genomics, issues surrounding genetic testing for personalized nutrition, and the role health care providers will play in delivering the science to individuals.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.