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Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics – The Low Down

I recently wrote a blog introducing the fascinating topic, DNA and your diet, explaining the interconnected role that food and genes play in our health and longevity. It was here where we went back to basics and spoke about our genes and how they contain our blueprint and coding, determining which proteins will be produced in our bodies. These proteins act as instruction workers, working...

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DNA and Your Diet- What’s The Fuss About?!

Are you a chronic dieter, constantly trying to lose weight yet never quite reaching your weight goal? How often do you go to the gym with a training partner, partake in the same exercises, but do not see the same results? Do you have a pharmacy in your bathroom cupboard, treating all your ailments, and have you ever spent the time unpacking the possible reasons as to...

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The Secrets to a Longer and Healthier Life- Lifestyle in The Blue Zones

Images courtesy: bluezone.com, healthytravelblog, Nearshore Americas,costaricavilla.com   Living into your 100’s may not seem so appealing, especially, where in most westernized countries today, this may mean living with numerous chronic diseases and high medical expenses. With 48% of deaths in South Africa resulting from non-communicable diseases, according to the WHO , maybe the question you should be asking yourself is “what is the secret to living a healthier...

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Have you been lied to – Fads or fiction?

I love this post I found the other day. Now let there be no confusion; as my role as a clinical Dietitian I am most certainly not suggesting that the information in this resource is scientifically-based, nor am I suggesting that we should all become members of the Santa Clarita Diet cast and transform into human-flesh eating zombies by night.  I did, however, find it quite...

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