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 C677T and A1298C: Explained In Plain English

[Last updated 16th November, 2016]

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…]

Does Coffee Raise Blood Pressure? Time To Clarify The Confusion

Does coffee raise blood pressure?

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks.

Taste and social value aside, it’s generally considered a health food and is linked to numerous metabolic health benefits.

However, there is a lot of confusion around its impact on blood pressure.

Many foods are shown to be beneficial, but does coffee raise blood pressure? Is there more to consider if you already have high blood pressure?

This article digs through the current research to clarify any confusion. [Discover More…]