Epigenetics: Preventing Hereditary Diseases

Epigenetics: Preventing Hereditary Diseases

Epigenetics Shows Idiopathic Scoliosis May not be so Idiopathic When we, as medical professionals, don’t know how or why a disease develops, we say it is idiopathic. For example, when adolescents develop scoliosis, it is called “adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.”  This...

What Your Genes Say About Your Health

Our genes determine much more than the color of our eyes and hair. Did you know your genes can help predict your health? Not only that, your genes provide a guide to improving your health, by allowing us to get to the root cause of disease. This is the science of...

What Your Genes Say About Your Health

Our genes determine much more than the color of our eyes and hair. Did you know your genes can help predict your health? Not only that, your genes provide a guide to improving your health, by allowing us to get to the root cause of disease. This is the science of...
A Nutritionist’s Good Intentions Gone Wrong

A Nutritionist’s Good Intentions Gone Wrong

The Road to Hell and Bad Nutrition: BOTH Paved with Good Intentions I’ve heard the phrase before and  I bumped up against some old, but good intentions over the weekend that gave the entire family a good laugh. I’ve been a health nut a lot longer than...
So you have a chronic disease?

So you have a chronic disease?

Chronic diseases afflict 7 out of every 10 Americans.  And, one out of every three of those has more than one chronic disease. We know that many of these diseases are caused by lifestyle choices.  And, we now know how to test our genes to see which ones of us are more...