Epigenetics

Gut Microbiome
November 20, 2017

How our gut bacteria can fight tumor growth

The average adult gut extends over 20 feet and is the home of over a thousand different bacteria species, all with specific roles to play in digestion. In fact, science… Read More

Vegan diet nutrient deficiency
November 12, 2017

Do plant based diets help us live longer? Separating fact from fiction

Updated November 19th, 2017  A big part of the reason I became involved with Gene Food was to help people understand that nutrition advice isn’t one size fits all. What… Read More

Supplements to Avoid a Hangover
November 7, 2017

The supplements I take to avoid a hangover and why I take each one

Note: there isn’t a supplement regimen out there that is going to protect you from a hangover if you abuse alcohol. I have certainly done my fair share of partying,… Read More

October 24, 2017

L-Tyrosine supplements affect people differently based on genotype

In this post, my first on the Gene Food blog, I get into why I felt so good when I took the amino acid, L-tyrosine. I knew from digging into… Read More

October 11, 2017

Probiotics aren’t the only way to restore healthy gut bacteria

Ahh, the microbiome. That mystery world of gut bacteria that helps us do everything from digest food, to regulate mood. We’ve all read about its importance, and some of us… Read More

September 28, 2017

iPhone addiction is real and it’s bad for your health

A few weeks back, an episode of 60 minutes documented just how anxious people become when they’re separated from their phones. In one experiment, Anderson Cooper’s cortisol levels spiked when… Read More

Telomere Aging Theory
December 12, 2016

Can telomeres predict lifespan?

Is the telomere theory of aging valid? We will explore, but first some necessary background. Our body is made up of roughly 30 trillion cells which create a diverse range… Read More

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