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Science, society, and the supermarket : the opportunities and challenges of nutrigenomics / David Castle [and others].

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Subject: Nutrition > Genetic aspects.
Functional genomics.
Nutrient interactions.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena > genetics.
Genomics.
Nutrition Policy.
Nutritional Sciences.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470055502
  • ISBN: 0470055502
  • ISBN: 9780470055496
  • ISBN: 0470055499
  • ISBN: 1280721421
  • ISBN: 9781280721427
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 163 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: SCIENCE, SOCIETY, AND THE SUPERMARKET CONTENTS Preface Acknowledgments 1 NUTRITIONAL GENOMICS: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES 2 THE SCIENCE OF NUTRIGENOMICS AND NUTRIGENETICS.
3 THE ETHICS OF NUTRIGENOMIC TESTS AND INFORMATION 4 ALTERNATIVES FOR NUTRIGENOMIC SERVICE DELIVERY 5 NUTRIGENOMICS AND THE REGULATION OF HEALTH CLAIMS FOR FOODS AND DRUGS.
Summary: The new science of nutrigenomics and its ethical and societal challenges. Gene-diet interactions--which underlie relatively benign lactose intolerance to life-threatening conditions such as cardiovascular disease--have long been known. But until now, scientists lacked the tools to fully understand the underlying mechanisms that cause these conditions.
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