Genetics

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 11, 2019

Can the MTHFR gene affect fertility and pregnancy?

The simple answer to that question is yes!  MTHFR can affect fertility in both men and women and also affect the resulting pregnancy. Men and especially women who find they… Read More

Genetic testing
August 3, 2019

5 trusted sites that process raw 23andme and Ancestry data

Since 2017, the market for consumer genomics products has been exploding. With an estimated 20 million people having now ordered genetic testing kits, it’s only natural many of us are… Read More

June 19, 2019

Why I micro-dose fish oil supplements

Fish oil supplements are a controversial topic. As we touch on in our fish oil buying guide, most fish oil supplements contain rancid and damaged fats and the content of… Read More

June 18, 2019

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

Heavy metal toxicity is not the name of a rock band. Although — what a great name, right? It is much less fun than that. Instead, as our environments become… Read More

May 21, 2019

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

It seems like CBD is everywhere these days. Case in point: fast food chain Carl’s Jr. just announced it plans to test a burger with CBD-infused sauce in Colorado. CBD… Read More

April 24, 2019

Why Food Sensitivities Can Be a Moving Target

Science Grade: Do you have food sensitivities but don’t have a good handle on what you can and can’t eat because the reactions seem to always be changing? This blog… Read More

March 14, 2019

Yes, multivitamins can work (but careful which brand you choose)

The supplement industry in the U.S. is a 12 billion dollar behemoth, which means most of us take some kind of dietary supplement, or at least know friends who do…. Read More

March 10, 2019

Why I Ditched My Berkey For An Above Counter Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

When I first moved to Austin, I remember walking into a yoga studio on the east side, seeing a Berkey and being very impressed. The Berkey water filter, a staple… Read More

February 28, 2019

My Search for the World’s Best Salmon

In light of the very real concerns about the farming methods used to raise most of the “Atlantic Salmon” you find in the grocery stores (and on restaurant menus), how… Read More

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

February 11, 2019

To Bleach or Not to Bleach, That is the Question

Look under the sink in almost any home in America and you’ll find a bottle of bleach. This chemical can kill microorganisms and remove or lighten color, keeping your whites… Read More

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