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Paleo and saturated fat
February 8, 2019

Is the Paleo Community Right About Saturated Fat? A Look at the Evidence

This post is the third in our “Study Series,” the blog series we started to give a deep dive into the nutrition studies that are so often thrown around in… Read More

September 19, 2019

How to Avoid Eating Trans Fats – and why it Matters

Trans fats are a particularly dangerous type of fat that are great at preserving the shelf life of processed foods, but terrible for your cardiovascular health. Sadly, though, the Food… Read More

ghee vs. butter
January 18, 2019

What we can learn from an 18 country study on dietary fat

In our first Study Series post, titled What is a Good Carb? we looked at a new study that is music to the ears of the plant based community. That… Read More

Vegan studies
November 18, 2016

Why your salad needs fat – but not just any fat

While researching the bioavailability of lycopene yesterday, I came across a series of interesting studies. Lycopene is a well known type of carotenoid, as is beta-carotene. Carotenoids are a family… Read More

September 8, 2020

The Science Behind DNA Diets

A growing body of scientific research is confirming what many of us have always known intuitively. There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to diet. While DNA… Read More

May 13, 2020

#26 – Lp(a) – The Heart’s Silent Killer with Dr. Joel Kahn, M.D.

If you’re concerned with cardiovascular health, a special type of LDL particle, called Lipoprotein (a), should be top of mind. This special type of “genetic bad cholesterol” is elevated in… Read More

February 21, 2020

#22 – How to Tell if Eggs are Good for You with Dr. Aaron Gardner

In the world of nutrition, perhaps no other topic is as controversial as eggs and cholesterol. On one side of the debate, the plant based community tells us eating eggs are… Read More

February 19, 2020

In Defense of DNA Diets

Have you been Googling “do DNA diets work?” If you have, you may have found an article written by Scientific American titled “Matching DNA to a Diet Does Not Work.”… Read More

Lower cholesterol
February 11, 2020

5 Tips for Lower Cholesterol by Enhancing Cholesterol Clearance

Want to lower cholesterol? It’s a worthy goal. High LDL-C is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. When approaching a cholesterol lowering plan of attack, it may… Read More

February 10, 2020

Personalized Nutrition Insights for Your Clients

Are you a physician, dietitian or nutritionist who advises clients on nutrition decisions? Use Gene Food’s custom nutrition platform to find the diet that works best for your clients and… Read More

Food that plays a role in nutrigenomics
February 4, 2020

What is Nutrigenomics?

Nutrigenomics, nutrigenetics, nutriepigenetics, nutritional genomics, DNA diets – whatever you call it, it’s the future of human nutrition and health. What is nutrigenomics, though? At its core, nutrigenomics is an… Read More

PCSK9 drugs
January 27, 2020

Should you take PCSK9 inhibitors?

First up, what is PCSK9 and why would you want to inhibit it? The short answer is that PCSK9 is a protein that helps regulate cholesterol levels. The more you… Read More

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