The soundbite summary: “Given the limited current biological knowledge on polygenic diseases and inconsistent findings [direct-to-consumer genetic testing] dietary advice remains questionable. Most of what has been documented so far… does not show that the precision nutrition approaches is clinically valuable.” PMID 29659694
Should we be tailoring our nutrition based on what a DNA test says? We’re talking about the limitations of DNA testing, the difference between individuals and the general population, the potential of technology, and more.
On the 3 Pillars of Nutrition Driving 90% of Success
Celis-Morales at al., 2017. Food4Me large personalized nutrition study.
Drabsch and Holzapfel, 2019. The American Society of Dietetics and Nutrition does not recommend DNA based dietary recommendations.
Three reviews of direct-to-consumer genetic testing: Ng et al., 2009, Guasch-Ferre et al., 2018, Floris et al., 2020
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