Overmethylation: Signs and Solutions

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Is There Such a Thing as “Overmethylating?”

The short answer is “yes, overmethylation (or ‘hypermethylation’) happens”. Of course, the explanation is multifaceted.

The process of methylation plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including mental wellness. In our small corner of the supplement world, we … Read more

Happiness and Other Benefits of Aging Place

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This Independence Day, we want to start a conversation about the benefits of aging-in-place, or remaining living independently in one’s own home as we move into our golden years. The research shows, “home sweet home” is the best place to maintain your mental wellbeing for many … Read more

When Will My L-Methylfolate Start Working?

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You’ve decided to start supplementing with l-methylfolate. Maybe you’ve heard of its mood-boosting capabilities, or you have high homocysteine, or you have been diagnosed with an MTHFR mutation, or perhaps you’re pregnant and understand the critical nature of folate during fetal development. Whatever the reason, now … Read more

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental wellness is a spectrum that holds a profound significance in each person’s life experience. It is the cornerstone upon which our emotions, cognitive agility, and overall vitality are built. We simply cannot enjoy all there is to embrace about … Read more

MTHFR: Why Genetic Testing Might Be Your Best Ally

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In the realm of health and wellness, acronyms like MTHFR can seem like a secret code. Today we’re demystifying this puzzling abbreviation. We will shed light on why genetic testing for MTHFR mutations might just be the key to unlocking better health.

The ABCs of MTHFR

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Goodbye Winter Blues, Hello Spring and a Clearer Head

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As the seasons change, so too can our emotions and cognitive well-being. For many, the arrival of spring marks a turning point that goes beyond blossoming flowers and warmer weather. In this article, we will delve into the phenomenon of “winter blues” and seasonal cognitive dysfunction. … Read more

Relaxation and Methylation

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Methylation and Inner Peace: MTHFR and your ability to relax

Methylation is a fundamental biochemical process that plays a crucial role in various physiological functions within the human body. When our bodies don’t have enough of the proper nutrients for methylation to take place (i.e. methylfolate), … Read more

MTHFR and Your Heart

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Unraveling the Connection Between MTHFR Mutation and Cardiovascular Health

Thanks to decades of DNA research, we know there is an intricate relationship between our genetics and our health. MTHFR is just one specific example of a gene with potential impact on numerous systems throughout the body. … Read more

What is MTHFR?

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When a baby is conceived, they inherit 2 copies of every gene; one from each parent. MTHFR is the name of one such gene out of a genetic code of thousands. The gene codes for an enzyme called “methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase”, which is responsible for the conversion … Read more

MTHFR Diet

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Should I eat a special MTHFR diet? 

Once you have confirmed you have an inherited MTHFR variant through genetic testing, the first nutritional recommendation you will likely get is to start methylfolate supplementation. While this may be the most important missing piece, there are other foods/nutrients … Read more