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 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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Does the food you eat create a traffic jam in your body?

Does the food you eat create a traffic jam in your body?

About ten years ago, one of my colleagues made a joke about the left-hand index finger being the most frequently used implement for eating food. He was referring to pulling up to a drive through, lowering the car window, placing an order and then consuming that food while driving. Mindless eating. Then there’s the competitive eating “industry.” Indeed, there is Major League Eating organization that promotes competitive eating.

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THE MEDITERRANEAN. OLD DIET. NEW THOUGHTS

THE MEDITERRANEAN. OLD DIET. NEW THOUGHTS

The Mediterranean Diet is often referred to as the “gold standard” of diets, touted by experts around the world as “the diet” to follow. Rich in vegetables and fruit, legumes and sometimes seafood, this eating style appears to hit all the nutrition targets anyone could need. Interestingly, the Mediterranean region spans three continents and 23 countries, where each country has its unique culture and culinary style. The foods of Southern Italy are not the same as Tunisia or Turkey, but the people are still eating the “Mediterranean Diet.” So how can the diet of a  region with such food diversity be labeled the “healthiest?” 

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