Author: Alex Swanson

The Best Homemade Electrolyte Drinks

The Best Homemade Electrolyte Drinks

Due to the drinking water being depleted in vital minerals in many parts of the world – including the U.S., electrolyte drinks are crucial for any activity and general hydration during the warmer months. We have explored The Best Electrolyte Drinks for powders...
Genetic Testing and The Nutrition Genome Report

Genetic Testing and The Nutrition Genome Report

Approximately 5 years ago, I created Nutrition Genome in response to a health scare that my wife experienced. Since it was complex and she wasn’t getting any answers from doctors, I dove in head first to figure it out. This was when I was introduced to genetic...
Does Turmeric Work for Depression?

Does Turmeric Work for Depression?

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Approximately 300 million suffer from depression, with more women affected than men. A Mayo Clinic study found that 70% of Americans are prescribed medications...
Why Gatorade is not Good for You

Why Gatorade is not Good for You

When I wrote the Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks in 2013, I didn’t know it would cause a major domino effect in companies changing their formulas. High fructose corn syrup, sugar, food dyes, sodium benzoate, aspartame, sucralose and “natural” flavor with a little...
Best Plant-Based Protein Powders

Best Plant-Based Protein Powders

How to Choose a Plant-Based Protein Powder 1. Pea protein or sprouted brown rice are going to provide the highest branched-chain amino acids, while hemp protein powder will also provide a good amino acid profile along with other unique compounds. Vegan protein powders...
The Best Nutrition During Chemotherapy

The Best Nutrition During Chemotherapy

  The Function of Chemotherapy  Chemotherapy may be given as an injection, drip or pill, and exerts its effects on cancer by inducing oxidative stress -mainly superoxide and hydrogen peroxide – to all cells, both normal and cancerous. Due to the toxic action of...
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