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An important set of papers that survey the complexities resulting from the interplay of nutritional states and disorders with genetic factors that modulate their appearance and severity. The scope of topics is wide and extends into questions of public policy, and ethical and legal considerations. Of particular value for clinicians are the papers on obesity, diabetes, hypertension, alcohol, and adverse reactions to food. One of the editors, Artemis Simopoulos, prepared the opening executive summary, which will give readers without time to read most of the papers an adequate view of this new field and its great promise for understanding many
Genetic Variation and Nutrition. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Genetic Variation, Washington, D.C., June 22-23, 1989. Ann Intern Med. 1990;113:1003–1004. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-113-12-1003_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(12):1003-1004.
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