Traditional Mediterranean Foods That Talk To Your Genes

Traditional Mediterranean Foods That Talk To Your Genes

How genes interact with certain foods bioactives to produce various types of proteins that help our body function properly is the heart of our kitchen. Some of the native foods in the Mediterranean region that are a rich source of bioactives. To help categorize these key ingredients, M.I.S.E. is the acronym we use to guide you through essential food groups and the function each serves in your body. 

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Why I Wrote The Genomic Kitchen Book

Why I Wrote The Genomic Kitchen Book

Explore the journey behind The Genomic Kitchen Guide to Understanding the Food Gene Connection. Get a peek inside the contents and learn how to get the best Return On Ingestion (R.O.I.).

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Mediterranean Conversations With My Parents Part 1

Mediterranean Conversations With My Parents Part 1

A conversation with my parents on why the Mediterranean became a part of their life.

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Savory Breakfast Ideas Beyond Cereal

Savory Breakfast Ideas Beyond Cereal

Here are our favorite savory breakfasts - beyond cereal! Why we decided to give up our sugary breakfasts for breakfasts that are beyond satisfying.

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Your DNA Tells the Story of Your Health

Your DNA Tells the Story of Your Health

Learn how your DNA (genes) tell the story of your health. How your genomic report is reviewed and organized into a health plan that is unique to you.

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8 Fermented Foods Recipes to Improve Gut Health Naturally

8 Fermented Foods Recipes to Improve Gut Health Naturally

It can be daunting to think about how to improve gut health naturally with fermenting foods from scratch, but don’t let that stop you from giving it a try! Fermented foods taste amazing and many of them are fabulous for your health! Optimize your gut health with our 8 favorite fermented foods recipes.

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Why a DNA Test is Important to Fine-tune Your Health

Why a DNA Test is Important to Fine-tune Your Health

Want a DNA test? Find out why a DNA test is important and get 11 tips to make sure you get what you need from the test results before spending your money.

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How to Make a Smoothie Bowl That Talks to Your Genes

How to Make a Smoothie Bowl That Talks to Your Genes

Here’s my go-to simple formula for building a better smoothie bowl that has food-gene potential in 6 easy steps. I provide you with easy tips on how to include ingredients that are beneficial for your genes and overall health.

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Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipes

Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipes

We love these renditions of quinoa and edamame salads. The recipes are packed full of bioactives that will get your genes talking! In this article I share three unique ways to add some flavor and flair to edamame quinoa salads.

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Lessons Of Living A Longer And Healthy Life With The Mediterranean Lifestyle And Food.

Lessons Of Living A Longer And Healthy Life With The Mediterranean Lifestyle And Food.

Why is the Mediterranean the best "diet" and why do most reports about the Mediterranean lifestyle miss the most vital reason for its renown health?

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What is Nutrigenomics?

What is Nutrigenomics?

How to use the exciting new area of science called nutrigenomics (nutrition + genomics) to create the best path for your health

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The Best Ever Canned Sardine Recipe

The Best Ever Canned Sardine Recipe

Why eat canned or packaged sardines and what do you do with them anyway? Read on to find out how and discover how you can make canned sardine recipes in easy, delicious, crowd-pleasing ways.

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Changing Up Canned Tuna Recipes

Changing Up Canned Tuna Recipes

A can of tuna is a great staple in our pantry and on our plates. In this article I share five unique ways to add some flavor and flair to canned tuna recipes.

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The DNA Diet and You

The DNA Diet and You

Is there such a thing as a DNA Diet and is it for you?  In this blog article, I explain how your genes provide the information to create a diet that is unique to YOUR DNA and your health. 

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Easy Home Made Spice Blends

Easy Home Made Spice Blends

In this blog article, I share my tips for getting the best from your spices and then some easy home made spice blends you can try at home.

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CULINARY GENOMICS: Connecting Food to Your Genes

CULINARY GENOMICS: Connecting Food to Your Genes

Use the power of food to turn your genes on and off. What to eat, and how to prepare it, with the science of culinary genomics.

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7 Tasty Ways to Cook With Chickpeas

7 Tasty Ways to Cook With Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a super cool, readily available, portable, snackable, affordable and tasty nutrition “bomb”. They pack a complete protein punch, literally providing all essential and non-essential (because we can make them), amino acids which are the building blocks for protein. Here are 7 creative ways to cook with chickpeas in your kitchen.

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8 Amazing Ways To Cook With Turmeric

8 Amazing Ways To Cook With Turmeric

What makes turmeric so healthy and how you can include it in your diet in unique, tasty and simple ways.

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How to know what to eat

How to know what to eat

How do you know what to eat? In this article, I am going to answer the questions: Why do we eat? Do we know what to eat? How do we know what to eat?

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How To Stretch Your Food Budget And Buy The Best Produce For Your Health

How To Stretch Your Food Budget And Buy The Best Produce For Your Health

Let’s face it, most of us only have so much money we can spend on groceries. so it makes sense to spend your money where you get the most value for your dollars. Now some of you may think that value translates to buying in bulk or on sale to stretch the food budget. True. But there is another way to think about value for your food dollars which translates to getting the best return on your ingestion (R.O.I.). This approach is less about dollars and cents, and more about how much health value you get from the food you buy. And bar far, the biggest return on your food dollar investment is found in the produce department. So let’s head over there so I can show you which fruit and veggies to spend your money on, and more importantly, why.

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