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STOP! You've Been Mis-Informed About Insulin Yet Again!

Busting one set of Insulin myths clearly wasn’t enough for our fitness expert Mark Gilbert, as he’s returned to lift the lid on a second set of rumours surrounding the peptide hormone. 403 more words


It‘s all in your genes

In this interactive module, find the genes that cells use to create healthy bone, heart, nerve, skin and gut tissue.


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Geno 2.0

This month on the blog looks at human ancestry and migration. The last post related to an extinct Paleo-American group and their migrations into and through the Americas. 1,796 more words


The 5 Little-Known Reasons Why Coconut Water Is NOT All That!

Have You Been Absorbed Into The Coconut Water Trend?

Natural, low in fat, and promises to rehydrate you more efficiently than water. Coconut Water is the latest health craze to sweep the nation and it seems that you cant walk into a gym at the moment without spotting a few enthusiasts with a blue and green carton where their water bottle used to be. 414 more words


11 Reasons Why People Are WRONG About Whey Protein!

What Is Whey Protein?

Whey is a mixture of proteins isolated from the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese production. It’s a natural product so is certainly not something that anyone should fear. 170 more words


The online etiquette of meeting newly discovered relations from different ethnic groups

So you take a DNA test. And you discover that you have fairly close relations of a different race/culture. What on earth do you do? Ok, what I actually mean is what do you do if you’re American. 1,196 more words


Sarah Palin thinks fruit fly genetics research is useless, doesn't know it has been going on for over 100 years

“Where does a lot of that earmark money end up anyway? [...] You’ve heard about some of these pet projects they really don’t make a whole lot of sense and… 213 more words