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.