How to Epigenetically Upgrade Your Mind and Body

How to Epigenetically Upgrade Your Mind and Body

I want to demonstrate how very simple strategies can have major epigenetic benefits on your health. Sometimes it is as straightforward as the air we breathe, the water we drink and following our ancestor’s dietary wisdom. Fasting Reverses Diabetes? Starting with...
Basic Guide to Nutrigenomic Testing

Basic Guide to Nutrigenomic Testing

What are Genes and the Genome? Genes are segments of DNA that tell your body how to function and what traits to express. The “genome” refers to the complete set of DNA. People have about 20,000-25,000 genes in their genome. Every person has two copies of...
Understanding Autism Through Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Understanding Autism Through Mitochondrial Dysfunction

In the 1970s and 1980s, about 1 in 2,000 children had autism. In 1994, it was 1 in 150. Today, 1 in 68 has autism and 1 in 6 in the US has a developmental disability. The first born boys have the highest risk. That is a dramatic epigenetic change. There have been...
Increasing Longevity Through Your Genetic Report

Increasing Longevity Through Your Genetic Report

The Genetic Clues to Longevity In the book, The Blue Zones, National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner and a team of researchers studied the lifestyle and dietary habits of the world’s longest-lived people in Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California; Nicoya, Costa Rica;...
Epigenetic Expression Before and During Pregnancy

Epigenetic Expression Before and During Pregnancy

The epigenome is made up of chemical compounds and proteins that can attach to DNA and direct such actions as turning genes on or off. Epigenetics is the study of how this expression occurs from our diet, environment, relationships and stress. According to David...