Molecular mechanism-based model to enhance outcomes of dietary intervention studies for disease prevention

Moul Dey


Advances in “omics”-based fields have produced an explosion of new information, fueling high expectations for improved public and individualized health. Unfortunately, there exists a widening gap between basic biochemistry and “omics”-based population research, with both disciplines failing to translate their full potential impact to human health applications. A paucity of comprehensive study systems is one of the many roadblocks faced by translational research today. This commentary will highlight the current status of such research, particularly emphasizing the role of nutrigenomics.


molecular nutrition; nutritional biochemisty; nutrigenomics


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