Fat Genes, Fat Jeans and “Phat” Jeans!
I was reading two fantastic articles discussing nutrigenomics – how nutrients interact with our genes to produce health and disease. Despite the massive promotion of “low-fat” food labels, as a society we have seen the rapid increase in the prevalence of increased weight, obesity and obesity-related health conditions. There are many studies which suggest how lipogenesis,…
Could your diet use some work?
Find it difficult to concentrate? Suffer from recurrent viral infections, allergies and respiratory problems? Fatigue quickly and recover slowly? Do you feel pessimistic? Notice a loss of enthusiasm, joy and motivation? Experience chronic muscle stiffness, soreness or pain? Have recurring headaches? Notice areas of inflamed and itchy skin? Have you been told you have brittle,…
Are Genetically Modified Foods, Modifying Health?
A case for consuming quality over quantity. Have you seen this mind-blowing movie, The Future of Food? This movie comments on gene patenting and the introduction of genetically-modified foods (perhaps more correctly so, its integration), into our food chain. The initial intent of introducing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) was to assist the speed and cost-effectiveness of growing…