Archives of Diet

A Keto or DNA Diet For Weight Loss: Which is better?

In the past several years, social media and online health “gurus” like David Asprey have popularized the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic (or keto) diet as an effective way to lose weight and improve metabolic health markers. The keto diet involves eating a very low-carb, high-fat diet to trigger the body to go into a state of […]

Study Shows DNA Diet Outperforms Keto Diet For Weight Loss

  We all know there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” diet. A new study shows that a personalized DNA diet may be the solution to finding a diet “made for one.” In the study, participants on a personalized nutrigenetic diet lost significantly more weight and showed greater improvement in cholesterol and blood glucose […]

Is Saturated Fat Good For You? The Answer Lies In Your Genes.

Is saturated fat good for you? Arguably one of the most controversial nutrients, fats, has been riding the health rollercoaster for decades. After spending years on the naughty nutrition list, fat is making a comeback. Both meat and plant-based foods contain fats. You will find dietary fat is found in two forms: saturated fats and […]

PCOS Diet: Managing PCOS with Genetic Testing

Women with PCOS can harness the power of foods to manage their symptoms healthfully. Choosing foods that are high in fibre, lean protein, and rich in anti-inflammatory properties can help combat insulin resistance and keep inflammation levels in check.  When it comes to finding the optimal PCOS diet, there is no one-size-fits-all. Managing PCOS with […]

If You Have These Genetic Variations, Eat More Sprouts!

The benefits of sprouts are endless. That’s why sprouted seeds, beans and grains are often regarded as nutrition powerhouses.  First off, they are packed with more vitamins, proteins, and fibre than regular seeds, beans, and grains. Sprouts are also known to improve digestion, heart health, and balance blood sugar. Sprouts are easy to grow at […]

4 Steps To A Healthy Digestive System

Good health begins in the gut. The digestive system regulates vital functions such as hormone production, immune cell activity, and neurotransmitter production. Frequent digestive symptoms such as gas, bloating, acid reflux, indigestion, diarrhea, and constipation are signs of a compromised gut. What’s more, gut-related issues may manifest in other parts of your body, leading to […]

5 Antioxidants that Support Your Immune System

The five key antioxidants that support your immune system include vitamin A, C, E, selenium and zinc. These antioxidants are vitamin and trace minerals that regulate cell damage from oxidative stress, mediate inflammation in the body, and manage infection from invading pathogens. Ingredients that contain high levels of antioxidants protect your cells against free radicals, […]

7 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Never before has health been more important. Understanding how to keep your immune system healthy is key to preventing infection and disease. Your immune system comprises a network of physical and biochemical processes that keep invading pathogens at bay.  One of the best ways to boost your immune system naturally is to eat nutritious food, […]
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