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Finding Your Optimal Nutritional Needs

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Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. Aug 26, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Finding Your Optimal Nutritional Needs

As humans we share many commonalities, starting with our genetic code found tangled up in our DNA. It is common for us to try to prescribe practical measures towards things like health and nutrition that we try to apply to everyone. However, the concept of biochemical individuality has taught us that in spite of our many similarities, each one of use has a uniqueness that deserves a less general approach to our health and well being. We each are biochemically unique and have unique health requirements.

Gene Tests Determine Risk For Celiac Disease

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Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. Aug 1, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Gene Tests Determine Risk For Celiac Disease

The human genome project, which set out to map the DNA of the human being has led to many great advances in health and science. Scientists set out to identify the approximately 25,000 genes in human DNA. They've been able to pinpoint the genes and patterns responsible for how each one of us will uniquely turn out. The mapping of the genome was completed some time in 2003, years before they had expected to finish.