Nutrigenomics is the study of the effects of foods and food constituents on gene expression. Although nutrigenomics is a science still in its infancy, it offers tremendous potential for the application of nutrition in cancer prevention and management. As this field advances, the future of nutritional care will be personalized diet recommendations based on an individual’s genetic profile and physiologic needs.
Though it is still late winter, this is the time when we begin to think about making our spring and summer vacation plans. Warmer weather means wearing lighter clothing and more comfortable footwear, including sandals or flip flops. However, many people are embarrassed to expose their feet because of fungal toenail infections. Learn how to determine if you have a fungal nail infection and what treatment options are available.