August 29, 2017

Inflammation, Genes and Gut Flora: The Link You Need To Know

Inflammation is a buzzword in the wellness world today. After all, it’s a primary response that the body will have towards many things. Stress, injury, infection and exercise can all increase inflammation levels within the body. The aging process also tends to increase systemic inflammation. People’s inflammatory responses are also affected by specific genes and their variants. If you have a genetic predisposition to inflammation, there are warning signs to watch for. You may experience symptoms such as: Irritable Bowel […]
June 6, 2017

Weightloss detectives: Power up your Genes for Greater Success

Let me ask you a question. How long has it been since you felt good in your body? I mean really good. Are you waiting till summer, hoping you can hide under winter wollies before you think about the next diet? If you made the commitment to finally fit into that favourite dress again – you know the one in the back of the wardrobe waiting for that magic day – would you cut calories, hit the gym, or try […]
February 22, 2017

Can Vitamin D fight aging?

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” ― Andy Rooney Aging is an unavoidable part of life, but does it have to start so quickly?  it’s painfully visible on the outside and we all lament the grey hairs and the smile lines, but on the inside it’s a more intricate story. At the end of every chromosome is a ‘cap’ or a telomere that […]
January 4, 2016

Can your diet really work with your genes?

So you find out you have an MTHFR variant, and maybe a few others. Now what? Can your diet really make a difference? When you’re thinking DNA, you probably don’t think ‘greens and beens’. But what you eat works intimately with the genes you’ve been dealt and this is why there’s been a lot of buzz around methylation, folate and MTHFR.