Is Disease Hereditary?

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What does a nutrigenomics diet entail? How can understanding my genes help me to make better lifestyle choices? Can a healthy nutrition plan really help me with preventing diabetes and other chronic diseases? Dr. Renee Rivard answers these and many other questions related to nutrigenomics in her blog and videos, during speaking engagements, and through in-person health and nutrition consultations. If you’re hungry for further reading, check out the following websites!

Paleo and Whole30 Friendly Recipe Sites

Whole30 – The program explained in the book “It Starts With Food” (my TOP recommended read)

nom nom paleo – Great recipes and cooking tips. (how can you not like Michelle Tam, she is a pharmacist, after all) :)The Healthy Foodie (the smoky hot bbq sauce is to die for!)

Chow Stalker (this site has super category searching)

Genetic Testing, Counseling & Nutritional Genomics Information Sites

23andme – Genetic testing.

Genes in Life – Learn how knowing your family history can help you stay healthy.

Genetic Alliance – Health advocacy group rooted in genetics.

Genome – National Institute for Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute.

GINA Help – the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

Reg4all – This organization facilitates the sharing of personal genetic information with researchers in order to advance nutritional genomics and disease research.

Mindset, Limiting Belief & Eating Psychology Sites

Institute for the Psychology of Eating – Well-produced videos with insightful information about our relationship with food.

Landmark Education – Tools for identifying and overcoming limiting beliefs that help you live a life full of possibilities.

The Foundation – A software entrepreneurship program that is about more than just business; it’s about living life from the heart.

Miscellaneous Resources

Eat Right, Food – Information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Food Politics – Entertaining, well-written and researched blog by Marion Nestle on what is really going on behind the scenes in the food industry.



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