Nutrigenomics: The Future of Nutrition

When it comes to fitness, you can’t rely on exercise alone. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “You can’t exercise your way out of a bad diet.” Nutrigenomics, however, is more than just eating better; it’s about gaining precision with your diet […]

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Amazing Facts about Genes

What are Genes? How do diseases pass from parents to children? These are some of the common questions we often ask ourselves.  Simply put, genes are the functional units of heredity since they are made of DNA. They are inherited by children […]

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The Pros and Cons of Genomic Screening

Though Genomic screening continues to increase in popularity, a few steps need to be taken in advance before you avail of this option. Since results are in-depth and predictive, genomic screening can often cause anxiety over a disease a person may never […]

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Finding the perfect fit: Which medicine should we choose?

What is medicine? Why should one take it? Is it possible to do without it? These questions often assail a common man with minimal knowledge of the world of medicine. Here is K&H’s take on the topic and our suggestions on the […]

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Decoding MODY: How a genetic profile test saves you from unnecessary worry

A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states that premature mortality from Diabetes rose by 5% between 2000 and 2016.[1] From lifestyle-induced reasons to genetic factors, there are numerous diabetes risk factors. With more people getting diagnosed with Diabetes, it is […]

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Own your health: Preventive healthcare and its many benefits

Chronic diseases are a major reason for death and disability in India. According to one report, chronic diseases are projected to account for 53% of all deaths.1 With more awareness amongst the masses about the life-threatening repercussions of these diseases, there’s a […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All – K&H Pioneers of Personalised Healthcare

Every individual is known for their unique attributes; as each one is built differently, something scientists and researchers have been emphasizing for years. Everybody reacts differently to foods and medications and are prone to different diseases. Being able to predict an individual’s […]

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Putting your health first! | Benefits of Genetic Profiling and Preventive Healthcare

A study conducted by several experts in 2018 looked at individuals who are at a high risk of diabetes and whether changes to their lifestyles could curb the condition. Overwhelming evidence highlighted that lifestyle changes – improvements in diet and physical activity, […]

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How can diet change your DNA? Nutrigenomics- The new insight into preventive health

Nutritionists have long known that ‘You are what you eat’, is not just an expression. Nutrition + Genomics need to be studied together. The study of nutrigenomics can be used as a preventive health measure to fight various diseases which might impact […]

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Should you be a vegetarian to maintain good health?

The latest trend in food world is to go vegan or adopt strict vegetarianism. However, there is no data to show a clear health benefit. The reason being, how our body responds to different food groups depends on our genetic composition which […]

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