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Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

Via Jenn Liv for NPR

The science behind personalized diets…

The idea that each of us has a unique nutrition blueprint within our genes is a delicious concept.

Perhaps, this helps explain the growth in personalized nutrition testing and services such as HabitProfile Precise and Nutrigenomix.

So, what exactly can these tests tell you?

Kimberly Desjardine, 52, decided to try Habit last fall. She’s very active. She plays tennis, practices yoga and walks regularly. “But as I’ve gotten into my 50s, it’s been increasingly harder for me to keep those extra few pounds off.” She was intrigued by the idea of diet advice based on her biology.

Read on at The Salt.

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