MTHFR, Folic Acid and Folate: Should I Eat It?

MTHFR folic acid and folate

MTHFR mutations are well-known genetic variations that can impact folate metabolism.

But there is a lot of confusion whether we should eat more or less folate.

This short article explains it in human terms. [Discover More…]

APOE4, Diet and Alzheimer’s Disease: Explained in Human Terms

Apoe 4 diet and alzheimers disease

The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease will reach a staggering 14 million by 2050 (1).

Certain factors contribute to risk, including lifestyle, diet and genetics… In particular a genetic variant known as APOE4.

This article attempts to explain the link between diet, the APOE4 gene and Alzheimer’s in plain English. [Discover More…]

MTHFR Mutation, Symptoms and Diet: What You Need to Know

MTHFR mutation, symptoms and diet: What you need to know

[Last Updated 18th May, 2017]

All humans have the same set of genes.

Our differences come from the tiny variations in those genes.

Those variations influence not only in how you look or behave different to others… But in how your body reacts differently to external factors.

Especially how it reacts to the foods you eat and lifestyle you live. [Discover More…]

MTHFR C677T and A1298C: Explained In Plain English

[Last updated 18th May, 2017]

All humans have certain genetic variations or “mutations” that can influence our health.

One of the more well-studied variations is known as an MTHFR mutation; more specifically MTHFR C677T and A1298C.

Unfortunately, not only is the concept of genetics difficult, but the terminology makes it even more confusing.

This article attempts to clarify what an MTHFR C677T and A1298C mutation is, in a way you can understand. [Discover More…]

L-Methylfolate (5-MTHF): Your Must-Read Beginner’s Guide

L-Methylfolate (5-MTHF)- Your Must-Read Beginner’s Guide

Folate and folic acid are nutrients required for many critical functions in the body.

Unfortunately, many who have a genetic MTHFR mutation are unable to utilise these nutrients properly.

L-Methylfolate (5-MTHF) has emerged as a popular alternative, and has been used as a complementary medicine in several recent clinical trials.

This article covers what you need to know about it, but explained in human terms. [Discover More…]