Discover the relationship between food and genetics
How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes? Answer these questions and more with this course designed to give healthcare professionals the latest information on food and genetics.
On the course you’ll explore topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare. You should leave the course with a greater understanding out the impact of genetics on nutritional requirements, and you should feel more confident in answering common nutrition and gene related questions.
What topics will you cover?
- Nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics
- Nutrient regulated gene expression
- Nutritional genomics and healthcare practice
- Challenges for healthcare professionals