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Nutrigenomics and precision personal nutrition are rapidly emerging as ways to prevent and manage disease based on your diet and genetics.

Changing Views on Fats

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There’s a six decade-old scientific legend that just refuses to die, and researchers such as myself would love to set the record straight. I’m sure you’ve heard it before, probably even from your doctor: High-fat diets are bad for you and saturated fatty acids cause heart problems and make you fat. A growing body of […]

Tilapia is not a heart-healthy fish

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When it comes to tilapia, a new staple in kitchens and restaurants across the country, I have three words to offer you: Choose another fish! According to the New York Times, Americans ate over 470 million pounds of tilapia last year, four times what we ate a decade ago. This once obscure African fish is […]

Healthy Foods That Give You Energy

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  She has reached that point in the day – at about 2:00 in the afternoon – her energy level hits the wall. She feels tired and physically sluggish, and she has trouble concentrating. This is a time when she is especially tempted to grab a sugary snack or make other unhealthy choices. Sound familiar? […]

High Fiber Foods List

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Use this convenient high fiber foods list to help make smart decisions at the grocery store or when dining out. The list of high fiber foods found in our Healthy Eating Guide is designed to help you be successful on the Gene Smart Anti Inflammatory Diet, and especially the principle to increase fiber by consuming […]

Is Tilapia Healthy?

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  Tilapia is a staple at thousands of restaurants across America. In fact, it’s one of the most popular fish eaten in our country every day. However, just because everyone seems to be eating it, doesn’t mean that Tilapia is healthy. The following excerpt from Dr. Chilton’s anti-inflammatory diet book, The Gene Smart Diet, discusses […]

Healthy Diet Substitutions

We all have our daily routines.  For example, we might wake up the same time every day, grab a cup of coffee and read the morning paper, before heading out  for the day. Creating the right routines is a great way to stick to healthy habits.   Today’s article discusses ideas for small changes you can […]

Eating Healthy On-The-Go

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Many of us live busy lives with hectic schedules, and it can be overwhelming trying to keep all aspects of our lives in order. One thing you don’t need to sacrifice is your health – and Gene Smart is here to help make it easy for you! Here are a few of our favorite ideas […]

10 Tips to Jump Start Your Health

Making positive changes may seem overwhelming at times, especially when it comes to your health. Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. We are here to help! We want to empower you with the knowledge and tools to make truly healthy food and nutrition choices while staying active and maintaining a positive outlook on life. […]

Simple Steps to Cut 500 Calories Daily

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If weight loss is one of your goals, we recommend reducing your daily caloric intake by 20%-30% of what is needed to maintain your current weight. (Not sure how many calories you need? Check out our Daily Calorie Calculator!) By cutting just 500 calories out of diet each day, you can lose one pound per week. […]
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