While still considered an emerging science, nutrigenomics is already transforming how we eat and how doctors and nutritionists recommend diets. Simply put, gone are the days of a one-size-fits-all diet. Nutrigenomics helps us understand how our genes and what we eat interact, and what that means for our health.
Nutrigenomics in a Nutshell
Sleep deprivation is much more than a restless night. The CDC recognizes insufficient sleep as a major public health concern, with 50 to 70 million US adults experiencing sleep disorders. Additionally, between 30% and 50%
Navigating the world of healthy and unhealthy foods can be harder than it seems. While some foods are easy to distinguish as “good” or “bad,” others are trickier. The worst are those that seem healthy
If you find New Year’s resolutions difficult to stick to, you aren’t alone. According to one study, 80% of people fall off the resolutions wagon by the second week of February. Luckily, this isn’t because it’s impossible to make big changes in your life or adjust the way you live. Rather, it’s because people tend to make the same mistakes each year with their resolutions.
These are some of the most common mistakes you can make when setting New Year’s resolutions:
With the winter season come the holidays—and the cold and flu. This year, in particular, flu season has started early and at higher, more aggressive levels than previous years. While there are no guarantees you can avoid a cold or flu, there are a few health tips you can follow to help you keep your immune system strong and avoid falling ill.
While 99% of our DNA is the same among everyone, that 1% can mean a lot of variations in a person. It’s what determines our eye and hair color, our predisposition for diseases or illnesses and even a love or hatred of certain foods. These genetic differences or mutations are known as alleles.
There are a number of vitamins and minerals that are essential for your body to stay healthy. One of them is vitamin K. Here, we’re looking at the essentials of this vitamin, including its benefits and purpose.
Every year, new fitness trends pop up just in time for the all too common New Year’s Resolution of exercising more often and losing weight. The great thing about these trends is that it offers variety. Completing the same exercise every week can quickly become repetitive and dull. If you’re looking to switch up your gym routine, give one of these 2018 fitness trends a try.
There are a number of vitamins and minerals that are essential for your body to stay healthy. One of them is folic acid. Here, we’re looking at the essentials of this vitamin, including its benefits and purpose.
Productivity has long been a desired quality, but in recent years it has become a buzzword in the workforce thanks to a reinvigorated focus on the health of the mind and body. There are two general approaches to increasing productivity: