August 11, 2019

Can the MTHFR gene affect fertility and pregnancy?

ContentsSo, what is MTHFR?How MTHFR impacts male and female fertilityWhat is the difference between Folic Acid and Folate?Can Folic Acid Increase Fertility and How does MTHFR relate to fertility?In women,… Read More

Genetic testing
August 3, 2019

5 trusted sites that process raw 23andme and Ancestry data

ContentsWhich genes do 23andme and Ancestry report on?Gene FoodLiveWelloPrometheaseGenetic GenieStrataGeneClosing Thoughts Since 2017, the market for consumer genomics products has been exploding. With an estimated 20 million people having now… Read More

July 28, 2019

Omega 3 vs Omega 6 intake: what your ratio may mean for you

ContentsCommon PUFAs, their sources and functions in the bodyThe PUFA pathwayFatty acid desaturase 1 (FADS1)Arachidonic acid and healthFree or storedMediator, resolver or markerWhat to do about arachidonic acid PUFAs In… Read More

ghee vs. butter
July 4, 2019

Ghee vs. Butter: how are they different and which is healthier?

ContentsHow are ghee and butter the same?How are ghee and butter different?How is ghee made?What does ghee taste like?Which is healthier: butter of ghee?How do I swap ghee for butter… Read More

June 19, 2019

Why I micro-dose fish oil supplements

ContentsLong term studies on fish oil cast doubt Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio remains important Testing EPA / DHA to determine fish oil dose Genetic variants that determine EPA / DHA levels Finding the right… Read More

June 18, 2019

Heavy Metal Detox: What is it and does it work?

ContentsWhere are heavy metals found?What are some common heavy metals?ArsenicLeadMercuryOther MetalsWhat do heavy metals do in the body?What are the symptoms of heavy metal toxicity?Heavy metal toxicity tests Foods and supplements… Read More

morning coffee
May 23, 2019

Why Coffee is Bad for Me, but Might be Good for You

ContentsWhy coffee might be good for you Perfomance Enhancer Mood Booster Lowers Uric Acid Healthy for the Liver Benefits for Heart Health May Prevent Cognitive Decline Why Coffee is Bad… Read More

May 21, 2019

Is Pea Protein a Healthy Choice?

ContentsA Quick Note on Ripple Pea Milk Free from Allergens Amino Acid Profile of Pea Protein Pea Protein is Rich in Iron Pea Protein and Cardiovascular HealthPea Protein and Muscle… Read More

May 21, 2019

From Sleep to Stress – The Health Benefits of CBD Can No Longer be Ignored

ContentsCBD, Industrial Hemp and the Farm BillHow Does Cannabidiol (CBD) Work in the Body?What are the health benefits of CBD?Charlotte’s Web and Epidiolex: CBD-based pioneersHealth Benefits of CBD Rated by… Read More

platelet and white blood cell count on a plant based diet
May 6, 2019

My Experience with Hashimoto’s: The Changes I Made to Get My Life Back

ContentsWhy am I so tired? Joint Pain, Vitamin D, and TSH Tests Diagnosing Hashimoto’s My plan of attack – the approach I used to combat thyroid problems Gluten free, dairy… Read More

May 6, 2019

My Quest for the Perfect Milk Alternative

ContentsPlant-based milk? Benefits of choosing plant-based milkPopular types of plant-based milk Plant-based-milk additivesCarrageenan Guar and Xantham Gum Added sugar Soy and Sunflower LecithinPesticides and plant-based milkMy go to plant-based milks… Read More

April 26, 2019

Cooking Oil Power Rankings: Which Brands are the Healthiest and Greenest?

ContentsThe environmental impact of vegetable and olive oil productionEco-friendly, healthy cooking oil packagingBest brands for eco-friendly cooking oilsOlive OilCoconut OilAvocado Oil When it comes to choosing a cooking oil, there’s… Read More

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