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Unable to Follow a Diet? NUTRIGENETICS Tells You Why

Some people are genetically hard-wired to like high-calorie foods

A study carried out by Imperial College London discovered two genes that influence our preference for high or low-calorie foods.   123 more words


NUTRIGENOMICS & DNA TESTING for Optimum Nutrition & Exercise

In 480 BC, Hippocrates had the intuition that “positive health requires knowledge of man’s primary constitution”. In other words,  a one-size-fits all approach does not lead to optimal health. 242 more words

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Chronic Inflammation?

The global attention from universities and leading research institutions has revealed a common foundation for all degenerative illnesses and ailments – chronic inflammation. When properly functioning, our bodies are already coded to produce potent primary antioxidants that can inhibit destructive free radicals at the source of the inflammation, within our cells. 186 more words

A Brief Hiatus

My lovely readers: If you know me at all, you know that I am prone to thinking myself a failure. But I’m trying to move out of that mindset because of the seemingly irreparable damage it does to my wellbeing and to the people around me. 1,237 more words


Nutrigenomics - An Introduction

Michael Arata, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. As a functional medicine practitioner, Michael Arata, MD, develops personalized preventive and treatment plans for a diverse population. 215 more words

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Menu of Meals: Week 2 of Our “Clean Slate Diet” Challenge, Plus a Recipe Poll

Dieting is hard. After completing the first week of our “clean slate diet” (where we eliminate gluten, dairy, beef/pork, added sugar, and other allergens like eggs), I honestly feel great. 667 more words

Menu Of Meals

On Physiological Introspection and a “Clean Slate” Six-Week Diet

Happy 2016, beloved readers! With support from my phenomenal therapist, friends, and family, 2015 was a year of intense emotional and mental introspection. It’s been a mess, but the awesome kind – the sort where you throw all the junk from your drawers onto the floor and see all the ridiculous and wonderful things you’ve been holding onto for years. 989 more words