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Food sensitivities are different than food allergies. Food sensitivities are reactions to the body’s environment and can change over time, whereas food allergies are there to stay for life. There are two kinds of inflammation: macro and silent. Macro inflammation happens when you sprain your ankle or wrench your back. […]

Teasing out Food Sensitivities


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Today we have conveniences that are almost ridiculous. Pineapples in November? Strawberries all year round? Is that really necessary? More importantly, is that healthy? A couple thoughts about Eating Locally I heard a story once that I’ve had trouble confirming. I’m pretty sure it’s true, but let’s just call it an allegory: Once in […]

The importance of being earnest about eating locally



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Ordering genetic testing is ultimately your call, but Federal Laws are in place to protect you. The PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) prohibits use of genetic information by insurance companies (for example for determining rates) or employers. GINA (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008) is an act by Congress to protect the genetic information […]

Genetic testing: Safety and Privacy?






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Popping a Tylenol or two is so common that it’s hard to imagine it could cause you serious harm. But, aka. acetaminophen is given by prescription only in some countries! Besides being linked to Autism, this study suggests that the drug goes beyond blunting negative sensations… it seems to also cancel out positive sensations and emotions. After taking Tylenol, people […]

Is Tylenol killing both your pain and pleasure?