Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice – Part 1

Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice – Part 1 With the mapping of the human genome, completed in 2003, we discovered there are about 22,300 protein-coding genes in human beings. We’re approximately 99.9 percent identical genetically. However, in that 0.1 percent, there is significant variability. It is within that very small percentage that the new science of nutritional genomics has grown to be very […]

Secondary Hypothyroidism and What You Can Do About It

Secondary Hypothyroidism and What You Can Do About It Hypothyroidism is usually the result of the thyroid failing to function properly. When this condition is the result of either the pituitary gland or hypothalamus functioning incorrectly, it is referred to as secondary hypothyroidism. Primary hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid glands themselves are not functioning normally while the rest of the body is normal. The […]

Natural Inflammation Remedies: Chronic Illness, Aging, and Nutrition Part 2

Natural Inflammation Remedies: Chronic Illness, Aging, and Nutrition Part 2 Read Part 1 Natural Inflammation Remedies: Foods and Supplements Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, reportedly said, “Let food be your medicine.” This appears to be very applicable in the case of inflammation and its effects. Nutrition therapy is an emerging area of investigation as a way of dealing with inflammation. It shows that food […]

Natural Inflammation Remedies: Chronic Illness, Aging, and Nutrition Part 1

Natural Inflammation Remedies: Chronic Illness, Aging, and Nutrition Part 1 Aging happens to everyone, and so often do the chronic diseases that accompany it. Research shows the chronic diseases that afflict most, if not all, people over the age of 65 to have inflammation at their foundation. Most of these illnesses are handled by medications, but the patients suffer the side effects of those medications. […]
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