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Methylation: The Basics

For those who have had genetic testing done, or are interested in nutrigenomics, genomic medicine  or have MTHFR mutations, its helpful to understand an essential reaction called methylation. What is methylation? Simply put for the science minded, it is the transfer of a one carbon group.... Continue Reading

Eating For Your Genes

Sound scary? Targeted nutrition for your genes, is this possible? Are you imagining a taking a pill a-la Jetson’s - the futuristic method of getting nutrients? No, I’m talking whole foods! How to get the building blocks of healthy gene expression is also mostly achievable whilst working on your... Continue Reading

Taking Care Of Your Genes

An essential paradigm of health Your genes are inherited from your parents and become the blueprint of who you are. The interpretation of these blueprints however is dependent on many things, some of which are in your control. What goes in your body – nutrition, air, toxins; what goes on in... Continue Reading

nutrigenomics – how your genes can give us clues to your health

We cannot change our genes, however we can (and do) alter the way our genes are expressed. This happens naturally through our interaction with the environment, our relationships, and through the nutrients we take in. As you can imagine there is continual research going into understanding this... Continue Reading