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Eat This: Genetic Tests for Health and Epigenetics

Our genes carry the information that determines our traits, those features or characteristics that are passed on to us from our biological parents. Our genes drive our health, even influence the food that you prefer to eat, and carry information that makes you who you are and what you look like. For instance, do you have freckles like my kids? Yep, my genes showed up in my girls with freckles – my youngest even has […]

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Food Trends for 2019

I remember a few years ago talking about what a poké bowl was, and now when I head to local restaurants, I regularly see this native Hawaiian dish. While not all food trends stick, that one has certainly flourished. My prediction is that 2019 is going to be the year of disruption in the food industry. This is also going to be a year of food innovation like we’ve never seen before. Here are the […]

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EAT THIS For Your Eyes

In this digital age, our eyes are exposed to digital devices like computer screens, phones, tablets and TVs all day long and those screens are mostly blue light. Blue light is damaging to the eyes because there’s no built-in filter in our eyes, allowing blue light to go straight to the light-sensitive retina and causing damage that can lead to degenerative conditions and vision loss. Minimize blue light exposure by: Take a screen break every […]

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Best Calorie Counting Apps

Calories are the units used to measure the energy value of food. Some say when it comes to dieting, it’s energy in versus energy out. There’s a bit more to it, but that’s pretty much why we weigh what we do, and why calorie counting can be a helpful tool. Figuring out how many calories you need just to live comes in your basal metabolic rate (BMR). BMR measures functions like breathing, circulation and cell […]