Stories About Health, Nutrition, and Science

Can You Get All Your Vitamins from Food?

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
The more nuanced longer answer to this question is - yes you can rely on food-based absorption of nutrients, but you probably are not eating right to actually get the nutrients you need.
healthy eating
nutrients
supplements

5 Vitamin Synergies That Can Optimize Your Health

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
In isolation, certain individual nutrients can be helpful, but science has discovered that in order to maximize their effect, they should be consumed in pairs or groups. Here are 5 vitamin synergies that can optimize your health. 
optimal health
supplemental support
vitamins

Is RDA Too Conservative?

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
The RDA's are widely used on food labels and other forms of food brochures to give consumers a basis by which to make educated food buying decisions. The question is, how accurate are these numbers?
health
nutrition
RDA

How DNA Influences Our Immune System

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
Nowhere is this more apparent than with our immunological ability to defend, heal and repair ourselves. Our immune system is an integration of these two innate and adaptive systems working in concert to keep us safe from illness and disease.
DNA
genetics
immune support

The Value of Herbs for Immune System Enhancement

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
Since the beginning of human history, people have turned to herbal medicine to heal and fortify their immune systems. This was the case well before we even understood anything about our body’s natural defense system.
herbs
immune system
immunotype

How Our Immunity is Influenced by Our Environment?

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
There are really only 2 things that exist in this world -- ourselves and everything outside ourselves. The latter is called the environment and ironically determines much of what actually happens inside of human health and well-being.
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Environment
environmental health

Finding the Right Supplements for Your Immune System

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Caligenix Genetics Based Lifestyle
Not all supplements are created equal. It’s important for us to separate marketing “noise” from actual science when it comes to our well-being.
immune system
immunity
supplements