NUTRIGENOMICS is the scientific study of the interaction of nutrition and genes, especially with regard to the prevention or treatment of disease.  It looks at what genes are related to specific disease and whether we can influence this through changing the nutrient profile of what an individual eats. 

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Nephron is a Greek word meaning "kidney" The nephron is the basic structural and functional unit of the kidney. Its chief function is to regulate the concentration of water and soluble substances, by filtering the blood, reabsorbing what is needed and excreting the rest as urine.  This word is commonly used when discussing Feline Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). 

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