Nutrigenomics

Research shows how nutrition and other environmental factors can positively influence the expression of genes for health…or negatively influence genetic expression that leads to chronic illness. We can help you incorporate this new age of “personalized medicine” in your practice to improve health.

Nutritional genomics (“nutrigenomics”) is the “junction between health, diet, and genomics”—how nutritive substances and phytochemicals affect genetic expression within human cells. This growing field of research recognizes that nutritional optimization can maintain and extend a state of optimal health—even in genetically predisposed individuals.

The Basics of a Nutrigenomic Approach:

  • Modifying dietary signals with therapeutic lifestyle changes
    Western diets, foods of convenience, and other unhealthy dietary habits can “muddle” the signals sent to cells throughout the body, fostering negative genetic (phenotypic) expression that leads to premature aging and chronic illness. What people eat does have a direct influence on how they feel. And addressing those eating patterns allows your patients to manage symptoms and even halt or reverse the progression of their illnesses.

    We offer FirstLine Therapy as a practical system for implementing TLC in clinical practice to help modify dietary signals.

  • Modifying dietary signals with medical foods
    Medical foods offer an adjunct approach to TLC to nutritionally manage specific conditions. A medical food is formulated with macro- and micronutrients that are recognized by scientific principles to support the dietary management of a disease or condition, and is to be administered under the supervision of a physician or licensed healthcare practitioner.

    We’re your first choice for industry-leading medical foods for patients with type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, cardiovascular disease issues, inflammatory bowel disease, and other chronic conditions.

  • Modifying dietary signals with SKRMs
    Dietary signals are translated by enzymes known as kinases at the cellular level, helping to direct genetic expression. Selective kinase response modulators—or SKRMs—are nutritional substances that can work to modulate kinase signaling back into balance, helping to restore healthy signaling to genes, favorably affect genetic expression, and reverse the effects of chronic illness.

    We’ve developed a new generation of nutraceuticals and medical foods that contain SKRMs for specific applications for advanced nutritional support. These products may offer a greater degree of effectiveness than dietary changes alone—helping “boost” the positive signals from TLC.

  • Added help with targeted nutritional support
    Even the most comprehensive approach to improving health may require additional nutritional support for maintaining health, addressing specific symptoms, or customizing approaches for patients with multiple health concerns.

Contact Adele Pelteret – 021 5313589 for more details

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