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Acrylamide, a cancer-causing agent, has shown up in a variety of fried foods, but also in healthier baked and roasted items, including home-cooked meals. Should we be alarmed? Here's a look at what we know about acrylamide, its risks and whether we need to take action.
An emerging field of nutritional research dubbed “nutrigenomics” focuses on identifying and understanding molecular-level interaction between nutrients and other dietary bioadditives with the human genome during transcription, translation and expression (the processes by which proteins encoded by the genome are produced and, for better or for worse, do their thing).