So far I’ve talked a little about what foods and substances you should avoid if you have MTHFR gene mutations and what I’m doing to improve my health. Today I want to talk a little about what foods you should be incorporating into your diet. Unfortunately, the nutrient-depleted foods of today often prevent us from getting everything we need from our meals.  If you have MTHFR then supplementation will likely be necessary, as will improving your gut health, both topics I… Read more »

The other night we finished a delicious meal of pasta Bolognese and my husband asked what was in the gluten-free pasta. I grabbed the box and, as I scanned it, my face fell. The pasta was fortified with a vitamin and mineral mix, including Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folic Acid! If you have MTHFR, consuming Folic Acid is a big no, no. Our bodies can’t process it and the excess ends up being stored as toxins in our organs and… Read more »

This year I wanted to make a change and start getting into a fitness program beyond just walking for exercise, which has been my primary physical outlet so far. I loathe the gym, however, and exercising at home to a DVD has never been motivating enough for me. I also wanted to become versed in an exercise regimen that I could still do and benefit from when I finally become pregnant. I’ve done yoga in the past but really wanted… Read more »