The New Nutrigenomics – Embracing Complexity, Moving Upstream

Nutrigenomics has been one of the biggest trends in Nutrition and Functional Medicine in the last decade. Here are what I consider the most compelling reasons why: The understanding that nutritional factors influence gene transcription and expression The background work of Bruce Ames, and myriad papers since, showing that high dose cofactor nutrient supplementation can…

Okra

Okra Fries

  The humble okra is an ancient vegetable thought to originate from Africa and Asia and brought to the United States on ships during the 18th century. It is also a powerfully-nutritious food. Okra is full of soluble, mucilaginous fiber which is very healing to the digestive tract, helps to regulate bowel transit time, and…