Importance of vitamin B12 and MTHFR

Many of us are living with MTHFR mutations and are unaware of our MTHFR status, and a small number of us are taking advantage of knowing the MTHFR genes we have. If you do not know what MTHFR is, or would like to learn more about MTHFR, read our introduction to MTHFR here. Certain MTHFR […]

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MTHFR Gene Mutation Defined for Your Health. What is MTHFR?

What if you could improve your health by knowing if you have an MTHFR gene mutation? MTHFR is a gene encoding for Methylene-TetraHydroFolate Reductase (MTHFR). MTHFR is an enzyme found within the human body. Playing a vital role in how the body uses folate (vitamin B9). It converts the folate you eat, into folate your […]

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MTHFR and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Is there a link between Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and MTHFR gene mutations? Some women are unfortunate enough to have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS despite not showing any signs or symptoms typical to this health problem. When symptoms like being overweight, diabetes or extra androgens are an issue in women’s health, we have to […]

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Endocrine Disruptors, Health & Fertility: How They’re Affecting You

Is your home filled with hormone, MTHFR and fertility friendly products? Endocrine Disruptors (ED) are a group of synthetic, man-made chemicals that have permeated many/most aspects of our modern lives. Known to have negative effects on the reproductive system, endocrine disruptors have the capacity to damage or kill cells, influence genetic expression and alter the […]

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Using Folic Acid Supplements in Fertility Treatments

In my current series of preconception webinars, I am not surprised by the number of women joining me who have had multiple miscarriages or who are currently having IVF (often unsuccessfully). They didn’t know they had the MTHFR gene and even after multiple pregnancy losses, still were not checked for the gene. Eventually, they sought the […]

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Bisphenol A: Why It’s Bad and How to Avoid It

BPA or Bisphenol A is a common chemical found in plastics and has been in large scale industrial use since the 1960’s. This chemical is found primarily in two substances – polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, with consumers then exposed to BPA via using plastic storage containers, drinking from plastic water bottles, eating foods wrapped […]

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What Is Glyphosate And How Can It Affect Our Health

Roundup is a popular brand of herbicide by Monsanto and has been making rounds not because of how great a product it is but because of its active ingredient: Glyphosate, a compound declared carcinogenic by the International Agency for Research on Cancer or IARC. It’s household popularity is not just what makes it dangerous. It made […]

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What’s All The Fuss About Homocysteine?

What can you do to make sure you homocysteine does not become a problem? If homocysteine is a problem, what do you do? First, we need to gain an awareness of how the body uses and metabolizes homocysteine. Second, you will want to ensure you are getting enough B vitamins, folate and trimethylglycine (TMG). B […]

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5 Common MTHFR Symptoms and How to Manage Your Gene Mutation

MTHFR Symptoms are brought on by MTHFR gene mutations and commonly underlie many health problems. With a few simple changes and some professional advice, you may be able to alleviate some symptoms laid out in this article. MTHFR is often overlooked. New research is showing how important it really is. You may be shocked to […]

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The Importance Of Methyltransferases

Without them, life would not be possible. Put simply, methyltransferases are enzymes responsible for adding and/or removing methyl groups from molecules within the body. A methyltransferase is similar to a light switch. If you want to turn the lights on or off in a room, you flip the light switch. You flip the switch up, […]

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