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Discovering the Link between Food and Genes

A person eating a plate of salad and some bread.

We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s in my genes.” Can your diet affect how your genes behave?

Yes, it can, according to a field of science known as nutrigenomics. 

Dr. Amanda Brodeur, Missouri State University associate professor of biomedical sciences, and Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and Missouri State University clinical instructor of biomedical sciences, shed light on nutrigenomics and how it can help people better choose what to eat.

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