Category Archives for Genetics


SelfDecode Review: Comprehensive DNA Testing

There is a lot of confusing information out there about how your genes affect your health, and I have been trying to find the best solution to help my clients make sense of their genetic information … and with the SelfDecode genetic reports, I think I have found the best solution.This SelfDecode review will give […]

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Obesity and Genetics Influences Genes

Obesity and Genetics (how to influence your genes)

People often complain that obesity and diabetes they suffer from are just a result of having bad genes and there is no way to get rid of it. Is that really so?Indeed, genes play a crucial role in the functioning of the body and can increase the risk of developing some diseases, including obesity and […]

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Genetics and Environment

How Your Environment Influences Your Genes

  Can You Control Your Genes Your genes are not your destiny, your environment influences your genes, but you can have a big influence on your environment. Do you want to find out how you can influence your genes? I have been getting a lot of questions lately from people who have done some genetic […]

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Cardiovascular Disease and Genetics

Cardiovascular Disease and Genetics We all know that diet and lifestyle can influence our risk of heart disease, but how does that explain the “healthy” marathon runner dropping dead at 50, or the lifelong smoker living to 100!! Cardiovascular disease can be influenced by genetics, but there is a lot you can be in control […]

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The Cheapest Way To Get Your Genetics Tested

Research into genetics and how it affects our health is accelerating at a huge rate, and the good news about this research is that we are more in control of our health than we originally thought. Many people have a family history of diabetes, heart disease, dementia, autoimmune conditions, and many other illnesses but research […]

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MTHFR and your health

What to do if you have MTHFR

MTHFR and Methylation MTHFR and methylation are involved in many different functions in the body, here is a list of some of the key functions of MTHFR Turn on and off genes (gene regulation) Process chemical and toxins (biotransformation) Build neurotransmitters (dopamine, serotonin, epinephrine) Process hormones (estrogen) Build immune cells (T cells, NK cells) DNA […]

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What is MTHFR?

What is MTHFR? and how can it affect you? Not only is the name confusing but the gene and the enzyme it produces has the same name, and just to add to the confusion with the names a little more, this produces the final form of folate, known as 5-MTHF. This is the active form […]

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How A Genetic Test Can Help Your Health

Your genes may affect your health (more importantly your lifestyle choices affect your genes!) How to interpret your 23andme health information Have you done a genetic test through 23andme or another gene testing service and you want to find out what all of the health information means? Many people have heard of some genes like […]

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Genetics and weight loss

The Missing Link To Weight Loss – MTHFR

As seen on Today Tonight, Adelaide GP Dr. Peter Tunbridge believes that up to half of Australia’s population (and the rest of the world) could be unknowingly carrying a genetic defect which can cause weight gain. MTHFR and weight loss, what does it mean for you? “It’s called the MTHFR gene polymorphism and the actual […]

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