Eat Your Genes

Some researchers and companies envision a future in which people are advised to eat or not eat certain foods or supplements based on their genetic profiles, the Guardian reports.

"It would be preferable to tailor treatment to the individual, rather than to a group or just the population generally," the University of Newcastle's John Hesketh says of personalized nutrition.

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