Is DNA-Based Diet The Best Diet?

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We all have unique DNA. The different variations in a person’s genes affects the way his body metabolizes nutrients. To put it simply, it can be said that our genes have a hand in the way we handle food. With this in mind, it is only reasonable to think that we all should have a personalized diet, and this personalized diet could be made possible because of nutrigenomics, the science that deals with the relationship between the human genome and nutrition. Some critics, however, believe that this idea of a personalized diet is oversold.

This begs the question: is diet based on our DNA the best way?

Know more about this over at Discover Magazine.

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