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While the nutrition wars rage on, an emerging body of science is teaching us that there is no one size fits all when it comes to food. The Gene Food podcast gives you a front row seat to the latest developments in the personalized health revolution.

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While the nutrition wars rage on, an emerging body of science is teaching us that there is no one size fits all when it comes to food. The Gene Food podcast gives you a front row seat to the latest developments in the personalized health revolution.

    Yes, We’re Drinking Too Much During COVID-19 with Rob Lohman

    Yes, We’re Drinking Too Much During COVID-19 with Rob Lohman

    The health impact of COVID-19 the disease has been well documented. However, less often discussed is the mental health impact. Drug use and liquor sales have skyrocketed in the past 6 months. In this episode, we talk to addiction specialist Rob Lohman about when that harmless weekly happy hour morphs into something different.

    • 54 min
    Clean Keto, Running 100 Miles in 24 Hours, and Cultivating a Positive Body Image with Drew Manning

    Clean Keto, Running 100 Miles in 24 Hours, and Cultivating a Positive Body Image with Drew Manning

    Our guest today is Drew Manning from Fit2Fat2Fit. Drew is a fat-adapted personal trainer who deliberately gained 70 pounds, and then lost it, to better empathize with his clients. We discuss his approach to ketogenic diets, why he ran 100 miles in 24 hours for charity, and how to teach our children, and ourselves, to have a healthier body image. 

    • 45 min
    21 Eggs A Week Blood Test Results, Cholesterol Hyper-Absorbers, Lp(a), and more with John O’Connor

    21 Eggs A Week Blood Test Results, Cholesterol Hyper-Absorbers, Lp(a), and more with John O’Connor

    Nowhere in nutrition are the debates more fierce than with eggs. Some claim eating an egg is like “smoking 5 cigarettes,” while others say eggs are a super food. Who is right? What would your blood work look like if you ate 21 eggs a week for one month? It’s hard to say, but we do know that those of us who are cholesterol hyper-absorbers can see greater changes in blood lipids when eating large amounts of dietary cholesterol. In this episode, John discusses his blood work after a 21 eggs a week for one month dietary experiment. The results, especially for his Lp(a) number are surprising. 

    • 25 min
    Supplements That Battle Covid-19, Repurposing Pharmaceuticals, The Cytokine Storm, And Getting Smarter For The Second Wave With Dr. Theoharis Theoharides

    Supplements That Battle Covid-19, Repurposing Pharmaceuticals, The Cytokine Storm, And Getting Smarter For The Second Wave With Dr. Theoharis Theoharides

    With the prospect of a universally effective vaccine in doubt, many of us have turned to diet and lifestyle to “shore up our Covid-19 defenses.” While many of the supplement regimens marketed as cure alls for Covid-19 are lacking scientific validation, natural compounds like vitamin D are showing some promise in serious research settings. What other nutrients can battle Covid-19? Are there pharmaceutical drugs that can be repurposed to assist in treating the coronavirus? Our guest today, Dr. Theoharis Theoharides has some answers. Dr. Theoharides is an MD, and member of the faculty at Tufts Medical School, who also holds a PhD in pharmacology, and a master's in immunology, from Yale. We discuss the latest research on how flavonoids and other natural compounds impact the immune system and why this research matters for our approach to treating Covid-19 in the coming months.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Food Safety, Vanity Culture, The 90/10 Rule, And The Wisdom Of Epigenetic Eating With Mareya Ibrahim

    Food Safety, Vanity Culture, The 90/10 Rule, And The Wisdom Of Epigenetic Eating With Mareya Ibrahim

    In today's episode of the podcast, we are joined by Mareya Ibrahim. Mareya is an author, entrepreneur, and holistic nutrition expert who overcame an eating disorder to become one of the most influential voices in health and wellness.

    • 52 min
    This Is Your Brain On COVID-19 With Dr. Austin Perlmutter

    This Is Your Brain On COVID-19 With Dr. Austin Perlmutter

    Many of us are concerned with the possible physical health challenges associated with COVID-19. Less talked about are the mental health challenges...

    • 41 min

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