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What I’ve Been Up to in February

It’s been a great month here at GRLIFE! Let’s go through some of the highlights: As I mentioned, I took

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Thoughts on Genetics and Medicine

Yep, this doesn’t surprise me at all: 23andMe have questions they ask participants. They ask about sleep, diet, and genetic

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The Best Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe Ever. Seriously.

This is not going to be a recipe blog, however, there are some recipes that are just too good not

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Muscle Memory in Your DNA

I just finished reading several articles on how the DNA of your muscles remember muscle growth. Essentially, your muscles are tagged

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Shoutout to GROW Grand Rapids

I want to take a moment and give a big Grand Rapids shoutout to GROW. As I have mentioned, I

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Vitamin D and Mood

Awhile back I was talking to a doctor about Vitamin D deficiency in regards to mood. Vitamin D is important in helping

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On Learning About Nutrition and DNA

Why am I studying Nutrition and Genetics? Because these are both areas that fascinate me, and I have personal stories

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Learning About Chromosomes and Family Trees

I am taking an online course in Personalized Medicine through Vanderbilt University’s Online Learning school. While that might seem a

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NAT1 and the Risk of Lung Cancer

NAT1 gene, located on Chromosome 8, deals with metabolizing certain drugs, carcinogens and…. smoke from cigarettes.  I have this gene, and

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I Have a Logo!

I love it! Take a look:   I am so very happy with the way this turned out. I can’t

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