Have you wondered what you can do today to ensure that you will be healthy, happy and vibrant into those latter years of your life?
How you respond to carbohydrates, protein, fat, exercise, as well as vitamin and mineral absorption are all determined by genetic variation. Understanding your genetics can give us insight into the correct choices you can make now that will impact your overall health through your lifetime.
Paleo, Keto, Whole 30, Plant Based, Vegan? What is the best nutrition plan for you?
Should you eat more protein, less carbohydrates and more fat? Or would you be better off with lower fat and higher carbohydrates?
Does the amount of salt you eat each day affect your blood pressure? Or are you less salt sensitive and have the ability to enjoy a little more salt in your day?
Do you need to focus on ways to strengthen your bones?
Are you a hyper-absorber of cholesterol and should you pay more attention to the amount and type of fat in your diet? Or can you do just fine on a high fat diet?
Does your blood sugar spike when you eat a high carbohydrate meal? Or do you do just fine on a high carb diet?
Is caffeine good for your heart and mental well-being or could it cause anxiety, stress, and high blood pressure?
Looking at your DNA can tell us the answers to many questions you may have. Mood, behavior, memory and cognition are influenced by genetic variations. It can also tell you if you are more likely to suffer from vitamin or mineral deficiencies that may be impacting your body's ability to work effectively. It can give information to minimize future illness, optimize mood and cognition; and help you live a longer, happier and healthier life. Let's work with your unique attributes instead of fighting against them.
Utilizing your unique genetic map is the quickest and most efficient way to see lasting results; but it is not the only way to get to the root of your concerns. If you do not have a genetic test or if you are not ready to get one, don't worry we can still help you. By analyzing your symptoms, your goals, your prior health journey as well as family history we can focus on patterns that show us where to start to create a lifestyle plan that allows you to reach your full potential.