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What Is The Perfect Diet?

By melanieavalon / January 7, 2017

Is the perfect diet low carb or high carb? Low fat or high fat? What do centenarians eat? How do genetics and our immune system factor in? Is there even a perfect diet?


MTHFR Mutations: Do you have this hidden kryptonite?

By melanieavalon / July 8, 2016

Hi! My name is Melanie, and I’m MTHFR homogeneous A1298C! How about you? A large percentage of us harbor variants of a genetic mutation which cause things in our body to go awry. Unfortunately, this isn’t some cool glitch which grants you superpowers, X-Men style. Rather, it’s a not-so-fun snag in your genetic coding, technically called a […]