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Veganism after 65?
December 22, 2017

What’s in a bean? Lots of health benefits

You’ve heard the rhyme “beans, beans, they’re good for your heart,” which is true — but that’s not even the half of it. Beans are part of the legumes family,… Read More

December 12, 2017

TMAO and heart disease: what we know (and what we don’t)

In a previous post (and several others) John covered the ongoing debate about dietary cholesterol, with a particular focus on eggs. As part of that post he introduces the molecule… Read More

Vegan diet nutrient deficiency
November 12, 2017

Do plant based diets help us live longer? Separating fact from fiction

Updated November 19th, 2017  A big part of the reason I became involved with Gene Food was to help people understand that nutrition advice isn’t one size fits all. What… Read More

Paleo and saturated fat
November 10, 2017

Should you eat eggs everyday? No, and cholesterol isn’t the whole story

For a different take on eggs, and when to exclude them from the diet, check out my recent interview with Chris Masterjohn, PhD. I just finished a delicious breakfast of… Read More

Magnesium Health Benefits Supplement Gene Food
October 23, 2017

Does magnesium have health benefits? My experience after 3 weeks

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my caffeine problem. I love coffee but sometimes I feel like I reach for another cup too often. My energy levels feel like… Read More

Caffeine consumption and genetics
September 29, 2017

Caffeine consumption: what you need to know for tomorrow morning

Do you ever worry about your caffeine consumption? Asking for a friend. Truth be told, I drink about 3-5 cups (how “cup” is actually defined on a coffeemaker, not physical… Read More

Best natto brand
September 26, 2017

Natto taste test: How does this super-funky superfood stack up?

Updated March 20th, 2018 It’s nattō time at Gene Food, folks. Why am I eating smelly fermented soybeans for breakfast, you might ask? OK, well maybe you aren’t asking that right… Read More

Zonulin Leaky Gut
September 20, 2017

Zonulin and leaky gut: what you need to know

In a previous post I talked about the genetics of celiac disease, and I’m going to return to the gut to talk about a protein of growing interest in gut… Read More

August 27, 2017

Vegan eggs: what’s good about ’em? What’s bad about ’em?

For people looking to switch to a plant-based diet, reducing the amount of animal protein we eat every day can be challenging. Even more difficult may be letting go of… Read More

Dairy Dangers Sheep Goat Cow Milk Casein
August 22, 2017

Dairy dangers: Is sheep and goat dairy healthier than cow dairy?

Ahh, dairy. Delicious, but controversial. I eat it, but should I stop? Are certain types of dairy better than others? We’ve all heard about the dangers of casein in cow’s… Read More

July 24, 2017

Coconut oil: good for some, bad for others?

Updated July 27th, 2017 Must the Coconut Oil discussion be one size fits all? Intro by John. Hello everyone. Aaron and I decided to write this post in response to… 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

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