Explore Some of Our Research

We are committed to using the most relevant and robust research in order to make evidence based recommendations. These are only a few of the research studies we use to personalize your nutrition recommendations.

1. “Gene-lifestyle interaction on risk of type 2 diabetes: A systematic review”. Dietrich S, Jacobs S, Zheng JS, Meidtner K, Schwingshackl L, Schulze MB. Obes Rev. 2019 Nov;20(11):1557-1571. doi: 10.1111/obr.12921. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31478326/

2. “Associations between Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Total Energy, Carbohydrate, and Fat Intakes: A Systematic Review”. Drabsch T, Gatzemeier J, Pfadenhauer L, Hauner H, Holzapfel C. Adv Nutr. 2018 Jul 1;9(4):425-453. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmy024. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30032228/

3. “Several type 2 diabetes-associated variants in genes annotated to WNT signaling interact with dietary fiber in relation to incidence of type 2 diabetes”. Hindy G, Mollet IG, Rukh G, Ericson U, Orho-Melander M. Genes Nutr. 2016 Mar 21;11:6. doi: 10.1186/s12263-016-0524-4. eCollection 2016. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27551309

4. “Vitamin D metabolism-related genetic variants, dietary protein intake and improvement of insulin resistance in a 2 year weight-loss trial: POUNDS Lost”. Qi Q, Zheng Y, Huang T, Rood J, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Diabetologia. 2015 Dec;58(12):2791-9. doi: 10.1007/s00125-015-3750-1. Epub 2015 Sep 29. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26416604

5. “The nutrigenetic influence of the interaction between dietary vitamin E and TXN and COMT gene polymorphisms on waist circumference: a case control study”. Mansego ML, De Marco G, Ivorra C, Lopez-Izquierdo R, Morcillo S, Rojo-Martínez G, González-Albert V, Martinez F, Soriguer F, Martín-Escudero JC, Redon J, Chaves FJ.J Transl Med. 2015 Sep 2;13:286. doi: 10.1186/s12967-015-0652-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26329592

6. “Dietary Fat Intake Modifies the Effect of a Common Variant in the LIPC Gene on Changes in Serum Lipid Concentrations during a Long-Term Weight-Loss Intervention Trial”. Xu M, Ng SS, Bray GA, Ryan DH, Sacks FM, Ning G, Qi L. J Nutr. 2015 Jun;145(6):1289-94. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.212514. Epub 2015 Apr 29. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25926410

7. “Adiponectin gene variant interacts with fish oil supplementation to influence serum adiponectin in older individuals”. Alsaleh A, Crepostnaia D, Maniou Z, Lewis FJ, Hall WL, Sanders TA, O'Dell SD; MARINA study team. J Nutr. 2013 Jul;143(7):1021-7. doi: 10.3945/jn.112.172585. Epub 2013 May 8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23658423

8. “Genetic determinant for amino acid metabolites and changes in body weight and insulin resistance in response to weight-loss diets: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies (POUNDS LOST) trial”. Xu M, Qi Q, Liang J, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Circulation. 2013 Mar 26;127(12):1283-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000586. Epub 2013 Feb 27. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446828

9. “APOA5 genotype modulates 2-y changes in lipid profile in response to weight-loss diet intervention: the Pounds Lost Trial”. Zhang X, Qi Q, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Oct;96(4):917-22. Epub 2012 Aug 22. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22914552

10. “Weight-loss diets modify glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide receptor rs2287019 genotype effects on changes in body weight, fasting glucose, and insulin resistance: the Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies trial”. Qi Q, Bray GA, Hu FB, Sacks FM, Qi L. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb;95(2):506-13. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.111.025270. Epub 2012 Jan 11. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22237064