*Updated 8 Feb, 2014* I had a revelation last week. My test results from the research clinic finally came back and I have quite the toxic load. I don’t think it’s helpful at this stage to talk about my specific problems because I am currently being treated for them. I have no idea if the treatment will work for me and all the research is so revolutionary and new that it isn’t even published yet. But let’s just say that… 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 »

kitchen water faucet

Maybe I should start this post off with a list of some of the things that I’m starting to get really angry about now that I know how much they negatively affect me and others who have MTHFR genetic mutations and/or thyroid disease or dysfunction: Government mandated folic acid fortification of foods: folic acid is an artificial substance that can actually be very harmful to people with MTHFR mutations – and we’re talking about potentially 30% or more of the… Read more »