Diet and Lifestyle Strategies for APOE

Diet and Lifestyle Strategies for APOE

APOE Gene Added to the Nutrition Genome Report Recently, the FDA gave 23andme the approval to tell people their APOE gene variant that is associated with late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I have received requests from practitioners to add this gene to the...
How Cold Water Can Positively Influence Your Genes

How Cold Water Can Positively Influence Your Genes

The Impressive Research of Cold Therapy In the beginning of March, I randomly picked up a book called What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength. Little did I know that this...
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...