Nutrigenomix In The News
Are Your Genes Screwing Up Your Diet?
A chat with the scientist who thinks "nutrigenomics" is going to be the next big thing in personal nutrition.
Can Coffee Rev Up Your Workout? It May Depend on Your Genes
Whether athletes can enhance their performance with caffeine may depend on their genes. According to a new study of the genetics of caffeine metabolism, athletes with a particular variant of one gene show notable improvements...
Diet by DNA
As the emerging field of nutrigenomics grows, more and more athletes are looking to personalize their diets for performance gains.
DNA and Diet: the emerging field of nutrigenomics
While it has long been suspected that genetics play an important role in determining how we respond to foods and nutrients, only recently has research in the emerging field of nutrigenomics been able to demonstrate this...
DNA diet: The genetic test that alerts you to potentially deadly effects of salt, caffeine or saturated fat
Will nutritional genomics make it easier to follow a healthy diet? Clint Witchalls sends off his DNA for a nutritional diagnosis.
DNA test helps people understand how genetic profile interacts with food
The way humans metabolize food is unique to every person and some foods, consumed by many on a daily basis, may be putting you at a higher risk for developing serious health conditions. A new, simple DNA test may help change...
Down to the Wiring
A new wave of mail-order DNA tests can determine with amazing precision which foods are right for you.
For Coffee Drinkers, the Buzz May Be in Your Genes
Why is there so much conflicting evidence about coffee? The answer may be in our genes.
Genome BC Upping Your Game: Sports and Genomics
In sports, any leg up to help edge out the competition is welcome. And increasingly, genetics and genomics are playing a role – not just for elite athletes – but anyone who wants to improve their performance.
How Your Genes May Dictate Your Perfect Diet
Have you ever wondered why some people can drink coffee all day and not be impacted by the caffeine, while others feel jittery after just one cup? Or why some people lose weight on a low fat diet while others gain weight? The answer may...
Is caffeine slowing you down?
Recently, Nanci Guest, a registered sports dietitian and PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, recruited 100 athletes for a test. They all rode a 10-km time trial. Before each test ride, an athlete was given a caffeine...
Lifetime: Gluten-free diets
How do you know if you are gluten-intolerant, or if your stomach issues stem from something else? Pauline Chan investigates.
New genetic test for plant-based personalized nutrition suitable for vegetarians and vegans
Nutrigenomix is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive new line of genetic tests catering to those seeking plant-based personalized nutrition – designed to suit the dietary needs of both vegetarians and vegans! Here is a link to...
Should athletes use caffeine to boost performance?
Caffeine provides a life-affirming jolt in cubicles the world over. But could it also give athletes an edge? That’s the question being answered by Toronto scientists, who are closer to defining the relationship between...
Sportonomics: The DNA test results are in
Reporter Morgan Campbell took a DNA test last month. What will the results say about the link between his genes and nutrition?
Test shows how your genes respond to certain foods and drinks
A new saliva test can tell you how seven of your particular genes affect how you respond to certain foods and drinks.
Test Your Genes to Find Your Best Diet
To find your best diet, a handful of companies and clinics offer nutritional genetic testing, aimed at revealing what nutrients you may be missing and if you’re drinking too much coffee.
The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans
Most people have this basic understanding of genetics: You inherit genes from your parents, and their DNA combines to create your unique genetic makeup. This can include more obvious traits such as eye color and height but also more...
Toronto Star: Get a celiac test before giving up gluten
Researchers can’t find evidence of gluten sensitivity in people’s genes, except for in people with celiac disease.
Trying to Find a Healthy Diet? Look to Your Genes
The latest trend in nutrition isn't a fad diet or newly discovered supplement; it's your DNA.
Understanding Your Genes: Q&A with Paige McDonald, MScFN, RD
Genetic testing is all the rage these days...
Will caffeine make you a better athlete? That depends on your DNA
Looking for permanent weight loss? Top dietitian says answer lies in your DNA