Feed Your Genes Right: Eat to Turn Off Disease-Causing Genes and Slow Down Aging

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Wiley, Jan 21, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages
In Feed Your Genes Right, renowned nutrition expert Jack Challem translates the hugely exciting science of nutrigenomics--which explores the link between nutrition and our own DNA--into practical eating plans and nutritional supplement recommendations for maximizing one's genetic inheritance, slowing the aging process, and reducing the chances of disease. After describing how food and nutrients can help repair flawed or damaged genes, Challem offers specific plans--complete with delicious carb-smart recipes--that target two dozen common or inherited diseases and conditions, including arthritis, cancer, diabetes, fatigue, gluten intolerance, heart disease, and obesity.

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Offering an unusual mix of hard science, commonsense nutritional advice and even a handful of recipes, this book counsels readers to take control of their bodies (and, more specifically, their genes ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

JACK CHALLEM, known as The Nutrition Reporter, publishes a health newsletter by the same name and is a contributing editor to Alternative Medicine, Body & Soul, and Let's Live magazines. He is the lead author of the bestselling Syndrome X and author of The Inflammation Syndrome.

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