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John’s Blog

Gene Food founder John O’Connor’s personal health and wellness blog.

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July 18, 2020

I Ate 21 Eggs a Week for One Month: This is What Happened to my Cholesterol

Before I get started with this blog post, I want to emphasize that the results I am seeing here, are likely not the results you will see. N=1 experiments have… Read More

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July 7, 2020

How Easy is it to Delete Genetic Data from Popular DNA Sites?

The direct to consumer genetic testing industry is here to stay, but sales have cooled recently, in part due to privacy concerns. How easy is to use a genetics product… Read More

May 29, 2020

How I Achieved My Lowest ALT Levels in 5 Years

Sugar, or sucrose if you want to get fancy, is comprised of both glucose and fructose at the molecular level. While glucose can be used by every cell in the… Read More

May 18, 2020

My Experience With COVID-19 Antibody Testing: Breaking Down My Test Results

As someone living in New York City when the coronavirus pandemic was heating up, and especially as someone who had been in close contact with neighbors and friends recently returned… Read More

May 13, 2020

My Experience With Melatonin for Sleep: Benefits vs. Side Effects

When I am sleeping poorly, I turn to exercise, meditation, stress reduction, and yes, a handful of supplements I’ve found have value for a deeper, better night’s sleep. Melatonin is… Read More

March 23, 2020

Why I Switched From Coffee to Matcha for my Morning Buzz

For the last year especially, I have been a coffee enthusiast like never before in my life. I’ve been buying “the good stuff” and even grinding my own beans. In… Read More

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