Assignment 1 - Nutrition 300 Assignment 1 1. A gene is a...

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Nutrition 300 Assignment 1 1. A gene is a segment of DNA that carries the information necessary to make a protein. Genome refers to… a. The full complement of DNA found in a person or other organism b. The full complement of proteins that can be derived from one’s genes c. A gene that is actively involved in making a protein d. A garden ornament 2. Nutrigenomics is a term that is best described as the study of… a. The interactions between nutrition and genealogy. b. How genetics can be used to determine one’s risk of disease. c. How food changes mouse coat color. d. The interactions among our genes, our environment, and nutrition. 3. In the context of nutrigenomics, what does personalized nutrition mean? a. That nutritional advice would be based on tests that measured changes in gene expression after a food challenge. b. That individuals could get specific dietary advice based on their genetic makeup. c. That nutritional advice would only be given in one-on-one settings. d. That everyone would have a personal shopping to assist with grocery shopping.
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course NUTR 300 taught by Professor Kirk during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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Assignment 1 - Nutrition 300 Assignment 1 1. A gene is a...

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