Genetics

COMT MTHFR
September 27, 2017

Are the COMT and MTHFR genes linked?

Two of the most talked about genes in relation to nutrigenomics and health are MTHFR and COMT. Indeed these two genes are frequently discussed together by individuals and healthcare professionals… Read More

High Homocysteine Levels
August 10, 2017

7 genes linked to high homocysteine levels and what to do about them

Homocysteine is a vital molecule required for numerous processes within the cells of our body to ensure good health. However, as with much in life, sometimes you can have too… Read More

DAO DAOO Differences Genetics
July 26, 2017

You say DAO, I say DAAO

This is just a quick post to elaborate on something that John and I came across when we were researching L-theanine; which seems to be causing a lot of confusion out… Read More

July 24, 2017

Are Curcumin’s health benefits proven by human studies?

Curcumin is the darling of the supplement world, but many of the studies touting its benefits are based on animal studies. While there is nothing wrong with citing animal studies,… Read More

Plant based diet
July 19, 2017

10 things I learned going Vegan for a Week

Ok, I know what you’re thinking. In fact, I can see your eyes rolling from here (Austin). Here we go again with another veganism changed my life post. Just what… Read More

July 13, 2017

Do pollen allergies cause anxiety?

Feeling anxious? You’re not alone. The NY Times ran a story a few weeks back titled “Prozac nation is now the United States of Xanax.” Why is everyone anxious? If… Read More

May 22, 2017

Don’t fear the fridge! Histamine intolerance is bigger than food

Histamine intolerance. A real condition with a very unfortunate name. No one is actually histamine intolerant, we all need histamine, it’s an essential neurotransmitter. (R) However, as with anything, too… Read More

May 17, 2017

My experience with L-theanine: dose, benefits, side effects

If you’re researching L-theanine, also known as theanine, you may already know that it’s an amino acid, found in green and black tea, that boosts mood, and promotes a sense… Read More

May 15, 2017

The genetics of celiac disease: what you need to know

The gluten free lifestyle is now so common you can’t even call it a trend anymore. Brands and restaurants bend over backwards to cater to the increasing number of gluten… Read More

May 12, 2017

Welcome to Austin, now lay off the Sauerkraut

I moved to Austin not too long ago, and love it. However, Austin has an allergy problem. A really big allergy problem. In fact, if you’re new to Austin and… Read More

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