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Category: Understanding Nutrigenomics

When considering direct-to-consumer genetic or DNA testing – such as from 23andMe® or Ancestry.com® – one of the biggest concerns is protecting privacy. But do those concerns – and potential risks – outweigh the benefits of unlocking the wealth of knowledge about your health that’s locked away in your DNA? Today, let’s explore both sides…

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Genetic differences may be a key to understanding why weight loss methods work for some and fail others. Even more importantly: if we understand these genetic differences, practitioners can tailor their recommendations for each patient, giving your patients better results. It’s not a matter of having “good genes” or “bad genes”for weight loss. It’s about understanding the differences and working with them, not against them. This is crucial in the patient’s journey to write their destiny….

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Dr. Greenblatt shared a fascinating case study during our podcast interview. The case study was not included in our First Things First, Mental Health Episode #2 podcast. I had heard Dr. Greenblatt lecture on a patient named Larry. Larry had adopted exceptionally clean nutrition and lifestyle changes. He was eating all the right things, absolutely removed all the high allergen foods plus he was on two pages of supplements….

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