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Personalized Nutrition

Many personalized nutrition choices can be made as the result of nutrigenetics and genetic testing, but not all. In this section of the site, we cover the latest in personalized medicine and nutrition, diving into topics ranging from the carnivore diet, to lectin, to cow dairy vs. goat and sheep dairy, low histamine diets, whether you should be eating vegetable oil, how much protein is too much, the best diet for preventing dementia, and much more.

Vitamins what are they
August 20, 2020

What Are Vitamins And Why Do We Need Them?

The supplement industry is a 122 billion dollar behemoth, and it’s growing. We can debate the scientific validity of supplements back and forth for hours, and days, but how much… 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

can cholesterol be too low?
January 23, 2020

5 Key Causes of Low Cholesterol, and Why it Matters

Cholesterol is an essential component of cell membranes and a precursor to steroid hormones, vitamin D, and bile acids. Thankfully, the body makes 80% of its cholesterol “in-house,” which means… Read More

Bowl of oatmeal with blueberries in it
November 22, 2019

Are Grain Free Diets Healthy? Why I am 75% but not 100% Grain Free

Are grain free diets “healthy,” or do they increase the risk for heart disease? As we will learn in this post, the answer depends on a number of different factors… Read More

Low histamine diets
October 6, 2019

Do Low Histamine Diets Really Work? Yes, But There are Limits

I once had a date tell me it was “the nerdiest thing she’d ever heard,” but yes, I actually moved from Austin, Texas back to New York City because I… Read More

5 foods that cause acne
October 5, 2019

Want Clear Skin? Avoid These 5 Acne Causing Foods

When it comes to the most common foods that cause acne, chocolate gets a particularly bad rap. Is that reputation fair though? In this article I’ll dig into five foods… Read More

August 22, 2019

The Vegan Omega-3 Problem (and how to solve it)

Vegan and vegetarian diets are growing in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. Even those of us who are not full on vegetarian can agree eating less meat is… Read More

August 22, 2019

How Healthy are Flax Seeds? Are Ground Flax Seeds Dangerous?

Long before the modern wellness scene emerged, flax seeds have been known as a superfood. They have been used for ages in food and medicine, and for good reason. Studies… Read More

July 28, 2019

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

In some of the recent podcasts with John you’ll have heard us discussing omega-3 and omega-6 fats and how it may be the ratio of each of these fats, rather… Read More

ghee vs. butter
July 4, 2019

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

It’s official — butter is back. Seriously, there’s a study on it called Is Butter Back. After a rough go in the 90’s with all the low fat diets, butter… Read More

morning coffee
May 23, 2019

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

You know what I would like to do right now? Drink a cup of coffee (an Americano from La Colombe to be exact). Then have another. After that, I’d bring… Read More

May 21, 2019

Is Pea Protein a Healthy Choice?

Quality sources of protein are essential for maintaining a healthy body. Dietary proteins are composed of amino acids, which serve as building blocks in all systems of the body. The… Read More

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