genetotrophic disease

genetotrophic disease

caused by the inheritance of a higher requirement than normal for a specific metabolite.
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Key words: Metabolic correction, Chronic disease, Genetotrophic disease, Biochemical individuality, Nutrient insufficiency, Functional medicine, Orthomolecular medicine
Individual Metabolic Patterns, Alcoholism, Genetotrophic Diseases.
Harrell and her associates set up this study in order to illuminate the concept of genetotrophic disease," which refers to afflictions of genetic origin that can be ameliorated by doses of one or more specific nutrients Williams, 1956).