Nutrigenomics: The study of how individual genetic variation affects a person's response to nutrients and impacts the risk of nutrition-related chronic diseases.
Nutrigenomix is a University of Toronto start-up biotechnology company that is dedicated to empowering healthcare professionals and their clients with comprehensive, reliable, genomic information with the ultimate goal of improving health through personalized nutrition. Our Nutrigenomix® test kit enables healthcare professionals to counsel their clients according to their unique genetic profile. Our service includes the saliva collection kits, genotyping at our CAP and CLIA accredited lab, and customized reports based on cutting-edge research and stringent standards of scientific evidence
We had our official launch in Canada at the Dietitians of Canada's annual conference in Toronto, June 14, 2012. Our Australian launch was September 7, 2012 at the International Congress of Dietetics in Sydney where we were official sponsors. We launched to dietitians in the US on October 6, 2012, at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Philadelphia with a launch to the US public March 1, 2013. There are currently over 2,000 authorized providers in 22 countries and our reports are available in 7 languages.
Health & Wellness
This comprehensive genetic test consists of a panel of 45 genetic markers that enable your healthcare professional to provide you with personalized nutrition advice and physical activity recommendations tailored to your DNA. This test can help you determine how you respond to key components of your diet as well as physical activity. The results of this test can impact weight loss & body composition, nutrient metabolism, heart health, food intolerances, and eating habits. The test also provides you with information related to the relationship between your genes and athletic performance & injury risk. Your test results are presented in a customized report, which includes dietary and physical activity recommendations based on your individual genetic profile.