Lifestyle

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

June 15, 2017

Lion’s mane, chaga and cordyceps, oh my!

I have a confession to make. I’ve been experimenting with mushrooms. That sounds bad, I know, but it’s not what you think. These mushrooms are perfectly legal and have been… Read More

Nrf2 Pathway Activation Nutrition
June 10, 2017

Activating the Nrf2 pathway with nutrition: what you need to know

We’ve discussed oxidative stress and free radicals in various posts on the Gene Food blog, often focusing on specific enzymes produced by the body such as superoxide dismutase 2 (SOD2),… Read More

Histamine Intolerance
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

CBS Gene Sulfur
February 18, 2017

Why sulfur and the CBS genes are on my nutrition radar

Updated October 26th, 2017 There has been a lot of buzz about the CBS family of genes and how they impact sulfur metabolism, both from supplements like glutathione, as well… Read More

Warrior Gene Myths Debunked
January 25, 2017

The Warrior Gene: 5 common myths debunked

Much has been written about the so called “warrior gene” MAOA, also sometimes not as diplomatically referred to as the Psycho gene. We all carry this gene but certain mutations… Read More

B Vitamins Role Genetics
January 14, 2017

Meet your B vitamins

In this post I’m going to look at the B vitamins in nutrition and health. But let’s take a step back and actually look at what a vitamin is, and… Read More

Keto diet and Alzheimer's
January 11, 2017

Dietary fat, Vitamin D and heart palpations: what you need to know

In a previous post, I hypothesised that symptoms of a racing heartbeat, or heart palpitations, after ingesting medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), as popularized by Bulletproof Coffee, could be due to… Read More

Electromagnetic Spectrum EMF Health
January 5, 2017

Making sense of the electromagnetic spectrum and how it impacts your health

When I started writing this blog I intended to give you some information about how the ever increasing number of wireless devices we’re surrounding ourselves with may impact our health…. 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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