Is Acne Genetic?

Is Acne Genetic?

There are countless myths and old wives’ tales about acne, from its causes to its cures. The genetics of acne is one such popular discussion in the skincare world. There are two answers to this age-old question: no and yes.

Most research shows

5 Ways to Protect Your Heart

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of adult deaths for both men and women in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be. Heart health was trending this February as America celebrated Heart Month. Groups like Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association spread vital health and wellness information to protect and strengthen your heart. Though February and American Heart Month might be over, we want to keep the conversation going and encourage more people to take preventative measures against heart disease. Here are five ways to keep your heart pumping strong all year long!

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to reevaluate your diet and make sure you’re eating the right balance of nutrients. We’re sharing 8 tips to help you stick to a diet year-round.

How Does Your DNA Impact Your Skin?

“Anti-aging” is a buzzword in the health and beauty community, and the global anti-aging market is expected to reach $331.41 billion by 2021. That’s a lot of money being spent on skincare products designed to delay the signs of aging. But how well do these products actually work?

Genetic Screening: What You Should Know

Genetic testing is quickly growing in popularity, and for several good reasons. Along with offering insight into your health and potential susceptibilities, genetic testing is easier than ever. Many tests allow you to provide a sample from the comfort of your own home and receive the results online in a matter of weeks.

Before ordering your kit, there are a few essential things to know about genetic screening.

10 Easy Ways to Incorporate Exercise into Your Day (Without Even Realizing It)

Exercise. Some of us love it and many of us either hate it or don’t look forward to it. If you’re in the latter camp, you’re not alone if you find excuses for not exercising. You get home from work too late. You have to cook dinner. You have a mountain of laundry to tackle.

Luckily, there are easy ways to get a little exercise in without hitting the gym. Here are some of the simplest ways to exercise without even realizing it.

6 Types of Diets Your DNA Can Recommend You

6 Types of Diets Your DNA Can Recommend You

If science and genetics have taught us anything, it’s that there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet recommendation. Everyone’s body has unique needs; by focusing on what our body tells us versus what the latest health article says, we can work towards better health.

One way to understand what your body needs

Meat: The Good, the Bad and the Don’t-Eat-Me

Meat is an excellent source of protein, but it also causes a number of arguments between nutritionists regarding its health. Some believe meat should be eliminated from every diet, while others think meat can play a role in staying healthy.

The truth is, there’s a lot of information out there about meat, which can make it confusing to understand whether or not it’s healthy for you. While we may all still be learning about the long-term impacts meat has on one’s health, research in the last few decades has revealed some key points to help guide you on your journey to eating healthy while enjoying meat.

What is Nutrigenomics?

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