Tag Archives: Nutrition

Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition – The New York Times

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »

High-protein rice brings value, nutrition: Crop breeders build yield, market for high-protein rice – Science Daily

More than 750 million people don’t get enough nutrients from their food. More than two-thirds of those people live in places that consume a lot of rice. Can rice bred for extra protein be the answer? “There are hundreds of millions of people around the world who depend on rice and eat it three times… Read More »