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March 3rd, 2017 / DTU Food, Denmark

A major new study carried out by researchers from the Denmark’s National Food Institute has found no evidence that genetic material from the food we eat is absorbed via the intestine into the bloodstream from where it has the ability to change the body’s functions.

The study has been carried out in cooperation with researchers from Stockholm, Barcelona, University of Copenhagen and hospitals in the Capital Region of Denmark. It has tried to validate the conclusion from several controversial studies which in recent years have put forward the hypothesis that genetic material from food can be absorbed in the body of the person who eats the food. See more