Personalized Nutrition

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

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

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

B12, B6, B9
June 21, 2017

A big blog post on Acetyl-L-Carnitine: benefits and side effects

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is the acetylated form of the amino acid L-carnitine (LC), which means ALCAR is L-carnitine tagged with an acetyl molecule. Whilst both forms can be used as a… 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

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

May 15, 2017

The genetics of celiac disease: what you need to know

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 not too long ago, and love it. However, Austin has an allergy problem. A really big allergy problem. In fact, if you’re new to Austin and… 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

Can you handle a high protein diet? The answer may be genetic

Just like I think it’s fair to say that New York City is a “drinking town,” I think it’s also fair to say that America is a “protein country.” Men… Read More

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