Personalized Nutrition

Many personalized nutrition choices can be made as the result of nutrigenetics and genetic testing, but not all. In this section of the site, we cover the latest in personalized medicine and nutrition, diving into topics ranging from the carnivore diet, to lectin, to cow dairy vs. goat and sheep dairy, low histamine diets, whether you should be eating vegetable oil, how much protein is too much, the best diet for preventing dementia, and much more.

Low histamine diets
October 6, 2019

Do Low Histamine Diets Really Work? Yes, But There are Limits

I once had a date tell me it was “the nerdiest thing she’d ever heard,” but yes, I actually moved from Austin, Texas back to New York City because I… Read More

5 foods that cause acne
October 5, 2019

Want Clear Skin? Avoid These 5 Acne Causing Foods

When it comes to the most common foods that cause acne, chocolate gets a particularly bad rap. Is that reputation fair though? In this article I’ll dig into five foods… Read More

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 22, 2019

How Healthy are Flax Seeds? Are Ground Flax Seeds Dangerous?

Long before the modern wellness scene emerged, flax seeds have been known as a superfood. They have been used for ages in food and medicine, and for good reason. Studies… Read More

July 28, 2019

Omega 3 vs Omega 6 intake: what your ratio may mean for you

In some of the recent podcasts with John you’ll have heard us discussing omega-3 and omega-6 fats and how it may be the ratio of each of these fats, rather… Read More

ghee vs. butter
July 4, 2019

Ghee vs. Butter: how are they different and which is healthier?

It’s official — butter is back. Seriously, there’s a study on it called Is Butter Back. After a rough go in the 90’s with all the low fat diets, butter… 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

morning coffee
May 23, 2019

Why Coffee is Bad for Me, but Might be Good for You

You know what I would like to do right now? Drink a cup of coffee (an Americano from La Colombe to be exact). Then have another. After that, I’d bring… Read More

May 21, 2019

Is Pea Protein a Healthy Choice?

Quality sources of protein are essential for maintaining a healthy body. Dietary proteins are composed of amino acids, which serve as building blocks in all systems of the body. The… Read More

platelet and white blood cell count on a plant based diet
May 6, 2019

My Experience with Hashimoto’s: The Changes I Made to Get My Life Back

After my second son was born, I was dead tired. All. The. Time. And achy. And irritable. And did I mention tired? Not too strange for a breastfeeding mom of… Read More

May 6, 2019

My Quest for the Perfect Milk Alternative

Whether you’re opting out of dairy completely or just looking for a good alternative from time to time, the choices, from oat to soy to macadamia, can be absolutely overwhelming…. Read More

April 26, 2019

Cooking Oil Power Rankings: Which Brands are the Healthiest and Greenest?

When it comes to choosing a cooking oil, there’s a plethora of considerations – raw ingredients, smoke point, if or how the oil was refined, etc. – but we often… Read More

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