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New Frontier in Preventive Health Nutrigenomics*

 

Product
Study Title
Institution
Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid for chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy
School of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acide for neuroprotection in secondary progressive MS
MS Center of Oregon, Oregon Health & Science University
Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid as a treatment for acute optic neuritis
MS Center of Oregon, Oregon Health & Science University
Saw Palmetto 320 mg
Saw palmetto in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer
Michigan State University
Tri-EFA omega-3
Investigating the safety and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids in the management of pediatric bipolar disorder
Pediatric Mood Disorder Clinic, Division of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry Mayo Clinic
Acetyl-l-Carnitine and Alpha Lipoic Acid
The use of mitochondrial enhancement treatment in bipolar disorder: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acetyl-l-carnitine and alpha lipoic acid in the treatment of bipolar disorder
Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
CoenzymeQ10
CoQ10 in patients taking statins
National College of Natural Medicine
Saccharomyces boulardii
Effect of Probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii on Lipid Levels and Other Cardiovascular Biomarkers
National College of Medicine
Pregnenolone 25 mg
An open-label study of pregnenolone for the treatment of autism
Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Resveratrol
The effect of polyphenols on lipid oxidation in humans
Maastricht University
Resveratrol
Ovarian dynamic response and the inflammatory response to oral lipid challenge in relation to body composition in polycystic ovary syndrome
Indiana School of Medicine
Vitamin D 5,000 iu
Cholecalciferol in the treatment of chronic low back pain
University of Washington and Peace Health Science Southwest Medical Center
Probiotic-5
Acceptability and feasibility of probiotic and prebiotic products in alleviating symptoms of lactose maldigestion in African Americans
Florida State University
IP6 (inositol hexaphosphate)
Phytic acid for treating alzheimer's disease: a randomized trial
University of Florida

 

 

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*Nutrigenomics is a branch of nutritional genomics and is the study of the effects of foods  and food constituents on gene expression. This means that nutrigenomics is research focusing on identifying and understanding molecular-level interaction between nutrients and other dietary bioactives with the genome. Nutrigenomics has also been described by the influence of genetic variation on nutrition by correlating gene expression or SNF's  with a nutrient's absorption, metabolism, elimination or biological effects. By doing so, nutrigenomics aims to develop rational means to optimise nutrition with respect to the subject's genotype.

By determining the mechanism of the effects of nutrients or the effects of a nutritional regime, nutrigenomics tries to define the causality|relationship between these specific nutrients and specific nutrient regimes (diets) on human health. Nutrigenomics has been associated with the idea of personalized nutrition based on genotype. While there is hope that nutrigenomics will ultimately enable such personalised dietary advice, it is a science still in its infancy and its contribution to public health over the next decade is thought to be major. While nutrigenomics is aimed at developing an understanding of how the whole body responds to a food via systems biology, research into the effect of a single gene/single food compound relationships is know as nutrigenetics.