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February 27, 2019

Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Mental Illness? What Role Do Genetics Play?

Cannabis is one of the hottest health topics around right now. It’s been linked with a vast number of positive health effects such as increased appetite in cancer patients and… Read More

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November 26, 2018

Does Health Advice About Omega 6 Fats Apply to the Black Community?

If you follow our nutrition discussions online, you may have noticed a certain lack of nuance. You know the drill, eggs are either a super food or eggs are worse… Read More

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November 13, 2018

Can a Ketogenic Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? What about ApoE4?

We received a question recently from a gentleman who purchased a custom nutrition plan and wondered about the results. His diet type was assigned as Villager, which due to issues… Read More

October 23, 2018

Sterol sensitivity: a genetic explanation for success on the Carnivore diet?

I’ve already written about why I think the carnivore diet is unhealthy, but some, at least for a time, seem to thrive on it. Why? The carnivore diet has gotten… Read More

August 27, 2018

Genetic testing for kids: which genes matter most?

In many countries, it is standard practice to test every newborn for numerous genetic disorders. Using blood samples from a heel prick taken in the first 48 hours of life,… Read More

August 14, 2018

Folic acid supplements and pregnancy: what you need to know

If you’re trying to get pregnant, a good folate intake is essential. Why? Because we need more folate during times of rapid growth and development, such as in pregnancy. If… Read More

Tips for sleeping better
July 17, 2018

5 Reasons You Can’t Sleep (And How To Fix Each One)

It seems like everyone is having trouble sleeping these days, which is a problem, because if there is one basic thing we can all do to improve energy and focus… Read More

Mold genes
June 14, 2018

The Mold Genes: What You Need to Know

The fuzzy weblike structures formed by molds are a common sight, which is not surprising given that the number of identified mold species number in the thousands, with likely millions… Read More

Depression and Genetics
May 30, 2018

What causes depression? Is it genetic?

Depression is a multifactorial disease, meaning that there are many things that contribute to the condition. For a long time, scientists have suspected a genetic element to depression, but finding… Read More

Prevent Macular Degeneration Supplements Nutrition
May 30, 2018

Macular Degeneration: Can Supplements Help Protect Your Vision?

If you’re like me and you’re one of the millions of people who have had their DNA tested to find out more about their risks for certain diseases or where… Read More

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition
May 15, 2018

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition: Eating For A Healthy Thyroid

Is it possible to “fix” hypothyroidism by diet alone? The short answer is no — there’s no dietary factor that can cure every case of hypothyroidism. There are, however, specific… Read More

nutrition alzheimer's disease
May 9, 2018

What is the Best Diet for Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease?

Let me start by saying we don’t know. We don’t know what the absolute best diet for preventing Alzheimer’s disease in all people. Nutrition science is often an inexact science…. Read More

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