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Not 23andMe but ‘3-million-and-me’: How to maximize dietary probiotics to improve our microbiomes and overall health

Not 23andMe but ‘3-million-and-me’: How to maximize dietary probiotics to improve our microbiomes and overall health

We may think of ourselves as ’23 and me’ based on our pair of chromosomes, but really, we are closer ...
What is regenerative farming, and is it a solution to climate change?

What is regenerative farming, and is it a solution to climate change?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
At a high level, Regenerative Agriculture is a system of farming practices based on decades of science and applied research that ...
With fertile land and water growing scarce, high-yield wheat and barley could help save millions from hunger

With fertile land and water growing scarce, high-yield wheat and barley could help save millions from hunger

Genetic Literacy Project | 
By the time I am 60 years old in 2050, our global population will have increased to 9.7 billion people. That’s ...
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Brain food or health fad: Can you really boost cognition with nootropics?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
What if you could think better, faster, and have a stronger memory? Nootropics, found in foods and supplements, are believed ...
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Don’t eat it if you can’t pronounce it? Avoiding ‘scary-sounding ingredients’ won’t make you healthier

Genetic Literacy Project | 
"If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it!” We are told that steering clear of scary-sounding ingredients is a simple, ...
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Viewpoint: Animals vs plants? Stop fighting about where your protein comes from and eat a balanced diet

Genetic Literacy Project | 
With a feeling of uncertainty infiltrating our lives lately, many of us are looking for concrete information to help us ...
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COVID has amped up our cortisol stress response. Here’s how you can manage your diet to control anxiety

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Stress seems to be a common state of mind these days. With COVID-19 still very much present, and with solutions ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Superfood’—a lucrative marketing term with no scientific basis

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Walking through the grocery aisle, there is an overwhelming number of new superfoods to choose from. Hemp hearts are full ...
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