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November 4, 2020
How Genes Influence Your Zinc Requirements

Zinc is an essential nutrient that plays many important roles in the body. It is ‘essential’ because the body cannot produce zinc on its own, and thus, it should be obtained through food sources.   After iron, zinc is the most abundant trace mineral (minerals required in small quantities) in the body. Zinc boosts the immune […]

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October 31, 2020
How Genes Influence Your Selenium Requirements

Selenium (Se) is an essential micronutrient (nutrients needed by the body in small quantities). It is required for its role in antioxidant activity, immunity, and thyroid function.  The natural forms of this nutrient in our body are selenocysteine and selenoproteins. Humans are known to have 25 selenoproteins, with selenoprotein P and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) among […]

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October 18, 2020
How Genes Influence Your Vitamin A Requirements

Overview Vitamin A plays a very important role in the overall development and maintenance of the body. This fat-soluble vitamin is stored in the liver and is available externally in two forms Retinol – Retinol is a form of Vitamin A that is obtained from animal-based food sources like meat, poultry, and fish and from […]

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May 22, 2020
A 2020 Guide To Consuming Antioxidant-Rich Food For A Healthier Life

Dietary Antioxidants Hold the Key for Optimal Health Well, you’ve heard it umpteen times that you are what you eat. You are probably gearing up already to redesign your food chart to throw in a few healthy choices based on nutritionists' recommendations. In that case, you must be familiar with the term “antioxidants” – the […]

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September 4, 2019
PON1 Gene: All You Need To Know About Your Antioxidant Needs

PON1 gene and Antioxidant Needs An introduction  PON1 gene in humans is located on the long arm of chromosome 7. This gene was the first discovered gene of the paraoxonase multigene family along with the PON2 and PON3 genes. The PON1 gene codes for the enzyme serum paraoxonase/arylesterase 1 or PON1 that has esterase and paraoxonase […]

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