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Probiotics During Pregnancy
May 23, 2018

Probiotics during pregnancy: Benefits, safety, and best supplements

One of the most trending topics in pregnancy today is probiotics. We’ve all heard of them (and we’ve written about them here at Gene Food quite a bit), but can… Read More

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition
May 15, 2018

Hypothyroidism and nutrition: Managing autoimmune thyroid disease through diet

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

Improve Focus Supplements Nutrition
May 15, 2018

Adderall Can Be Dangerous – Are Natural Alternatives Available?

As a full-time writer juggling multiple projects across international time zones, I’m all too aware of the importance of staying focused and alert while racing toward a deadline. Caffeine just… Read More

pycnogenol benefits
May 12, 2018

Pycnogenol: the ultimate anti-jet lag supplement?

It’s been a full week since I returned from my first trip to Europe, and I am completely refreshed. I’ve had three full nights of sleep in a row, some… Read More

nutrition alzheimer's disease
May 9, 2018

Can diet reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in APOE4 carriers?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, with dementia being defined as “a series of conditions occurring when nerve cells or neurons in the brain die or no… Read More

B12, B6, B9
May 3, 2018

B vitamin supplements and cancer risk: how to make smart decisions

You might have come across some articles discussing an association between B vitamins and an increased cancer risk. Given how fundamental B vitamins are to some of our major focus… Read More

Highway Traffic
May 2, 2018

Living close to a highway? Make sure to eat your broccoli

Here at Gene Food, we are a little obsessed with the NrF2 pathway, a genetic transcription factor responsible for “turning on” over 200 genes, many of which are related to… Read More

April 27, 2018

You’re crazy to cook with Teflon. Here’s what to buy instead

I was in Target the other day looking for a new sauté pan. As I evaluated options, I realized I knew I wanted to avoid non-stick Teflon products, but I… Read More

Infrared Sauna Health Benefits
April 25, 2018

What are the Proven Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna?

Here at Gene Food, we’ve talked a lot about genetic pathways and supplements that help our bodies detoxify. For example, John has written long posts about superoxide dismutase and glutathione,… Read More

flip phone benefits
April 19, 2018

Should you make the switch to a flip phone?

We are getting into the health coaching business at Gene Food in the next few months, so I am becoming a certified health coach in order to design the program…. Read More

UTI treatment
March 30, 2018

Can urinary tract infections be cured with diet and supplements?

Although I have been lucky never to have had one, urinary tract infections (“UTIs”) are a common and recurring problem for millions of Americans, especially women, with complaints of UTI… Read More

March 28, 2018

Do glucosamine supplements work? My experience after 6 months

Glucosamine supplements have long been the talk of the running community. I’ve gone on and off of glucosamine and chondroiton supplements over the past six years I’ve been a runner… Read More

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