*Updated 20 March 2014* MTHFR gene mutations are complicated and certainly just the tip of the iceberg. With each day that passes I think most of us realize that for as much as we know about genetics and health, we really know very little. There are so many pathways in the body and so many more biochemical processes at play than just methylation. I know that every day I learn something new, something that makes me question whether I am… Read more »

Last week I had the pleasure of hearing from several leading doctors, health practitioners and thought leaders as I attended the online Future of Nutrition Conference, which was presented by The Institute for the Psychology of Eating. I wish I had enough time to hear every speaker but unfortunately my schedule only allowed me to listen to a few people each day. The ideas presented were both progressive and insightful and I thought it would be nice to share some… Read more »

The holidays can be such a minefield for those of us who are strict about what we eat. Personally I find myself in circumstances almost every day where I have to say ‘no’ to some food or drink. Usually these are in situations with strangers like at business events, with supermarket samplers or just in my own mind when I’m looking at a menu. I never think twice about hurting someone’s feelings or whether a person is going to think… Read more »