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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

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

Why folic acid isn’t good for you.

Before we delve into the topic of folic acid and folates it's important to get the language correct. Folate is the term used which includes all types of folate including folic acid. Folic acid does not equal folate, but is a type of folate. Many people, including health professionals, will refer to... Continue Reading