The brain depends on many nutrients for function and performance. Importantly, the brain cannot manufacture its own nutrients and therefore depends on delivery of these compounds from the body. The body, of course, gets its source of nutrients from the diet. Therefore, what we choose to eat can either nourish the brain or starve the […]

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Focus On Epigenetics

We inherit our genes and there is not much we can do to change our genotype or our genetic constitution. But the ever-expanding field of epigenetics suggests there may be something we can do to alter the expression of those genes and therefore our phenotype or how our bodies express our genotype. Epigenetics studies the […]

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