Meat-based Vs. Plant-based Diet? That Depends on Your Genetic Profile
Several anthropological analyses have looked at the importance of diet during human evolution, and it is believed that dietary habits have lasting effects on us through our genetic profiles. Scientists also believe that dietary differences contribute to the dramatic morphological changes
Genetics and Mental Health: It's Not Just in Your Head - Part 2
Cooking enabled our ancestors to eat a variety of foods, regardless of having shorter intestines and smaller teeth. Some scientists believe that human evolution optimized for larger brains instead of long intestines to control the energy requirements' consumption.
Genetics and Mental Health: It's Not Just in Your Head - Part 1
This is first in the series of mental health blog post series. Over time, researchers and physicians have begun to think that mental illnesses and conditions result from abnormal or irregular biology which is influenced by genetics and environment.
To Gluten or Not to Gluten? The Answer May Be in Your Genes
While gluten has been a large component of our lives and diets today, it has not been the case for very long. Wheat was domesticated only about 10,000 years ago or so. As widespread as it may be, wheat cannot be tolerated by everyone.