I’ve taken a deep dive into the research on how genetic variants can impact your life and how you can get around the problem spots – thus Genetic ‘Lifehacks’. I’m freely sharing what I’ve learned, in a way that will (hopefully) you understand the link between your genes, nutrients, disease risk, and longevity.
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~ Vitamins and Minerals ~ Thyroid Genes ~ Celiac Disease
~ Hemochromatosis ~ Phase I Detoxification
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Autophagy Genes (7/31/2018) - Autophagy is a general term for cellular pathways that move something from the cytoplasm of the cell into the lysosome for degradation. The term comes from the Greek ‘auto’ (self) and ‘-phagy’ (to eat). So when you see articles touting ‘autophagy diets’ as the latest and greatest for longevity or beautiful skin, realize that the …
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CYP2C19 – Metabolizing medications (7/9/2018) - The CYP2C19 enzyme is responsible for the breakdown of several popular drugs including proton pump inhibitors (Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid), certain anti-epileptics, and an antiplatelet drug (Plavix). CYP2C19 is also involved in activating and breaking down some hormones such as progesterone. There are variants of the CYP2C19 gene that cause some people to be poor metabolizers …
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