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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. Here we go again with another “going vegan changed my life” post. Just what… Read More

Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition
July 7, 2017

Cystic fibrosis, nutrition and choline

We’re going to have a bit of  change of tack with topics and rather than talk about how polymorphisms can affect otherwise healthy people; I’ll instead talk about how polymorphisms… 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. However, as with anything, too much… Read More

May 15, 2017

Is Celiac Disease Genetic? If I have “Bad” Celiac Genes, does that mean I have Celiac?

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 a few years ago and love the city. However, after living for a period in denial thinking I could get the best of the situation, I… Read More

May 5, 2017

What is Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) and how can I make more of it?

Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4, sometimes THB) is a vital cofactor for numerous enzymes in the body, including those involved in the formation of nitric oxide (NO), and the key neurotransmitters dopamine, serotonin… Read More

steak and high protein diets
April 16, 2017

Why Some People Thrive on High Protein Diets (And Why Some Get Sick)

How much protein is too much? It depends on who you ask, on how much you train, and also on your age. I’ve heard Dr. Peter Attia say to only… Read More

CBS Gene Sulfur
February 18, 2017

Why Sulfur and the CBS Genes are on my Nutrition Radar

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 as from food sources,… Read More

B Vitamins Role Genetics
January 14, 2017

B vitamins: What They Do and Which Foods Have the Most of Each

B vitamins are a class of water (as opposed to fat) soluble vitamins which play an important role in many cellular processes. When present in supplements individually, B vitamins are… Read More

ghee vs. butter
January 11, 2017

Dietary Fat Can Increase Vitamin D Levels – but be Careful

I’ve talked a bit about vitamin D previously, mainly in relation to bone health, but also briefly about potential heart issues as well. As we will learn in this post,… Read More

Bulletproof Coffee High LDL Genetics
December 7, 2016

Is Bulletproof Coffee to Blame for Your High LDL?

Why do some people see an increase in lipid markers on the Bulletproof diet? Let’s dig in to find out more. In my previous post, I discussed fats, cholesterol, lipoproteins… Read More

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