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Dr. Sears' Blog

Personalized Wellness Is All About You

 

We hear a lot about personalized medicine, and less about personalized nutrition. Zone knows the difference, and can help you feel better and.

Anti-Aging Made Easy

 

Anti-aging diets have been around since the 15th century, starting with the books written by Luigi Cornaro. Although I addressed the history of.

Giving Back May Provide You A Longer Lifespan

 

In this day and age when we hear about selfish genes and winner-takes-all outcomes in evolution, it is refreshing to come across a scientific.

Deflating the Facts on Obesity

 

The last couple of months have been hard on obesity experts as they have learned that maybe the obvious is not so obvious.

It started out in.

What is Cellular Inflammation?

 

People (including virtually all physicians) are constantly confused what cellular inflammation is. So I decided to take the opportunity to.

The Possibility of Changing Gene Expression

 

I have often stated that the real power of the Zone Diet is to change gene expression, especially the expression of anti-inflammatory genes..

Preventing Obesity Through Prenatal Nutrition

 

It is obvious that pediatric obesity is a growing problem. However, compared to adult obesity, it is a relatively new problem. In a new article.

Ease Off the Fats During Pregnancy, Mom

 

Obesity remains one of the primary headlines every day. But what you probably don’t know is the fastest growing segment of the obesity epidemic.

Is There An Obesity Gene?

 

When I first heard about the discovery of a potential obesity gene on the news, I ignored it. After all, a gene only codes for a single protein,.

Stop Obesity from Starting In the Womb

 

A new study from Harvard Medical School strongly suggests that childhood obesity begins in the mother’s womb (1). Specifically, the lower the.

Diet Can Affect Family Genes for Generations

 

Dietary changes can alter gene expression. Those epigenetic changes can be mediated from one generation to the next by fetal programming. This.

Fetal Programming: Gene Transformation Gone Wild

 

Normally genes change very slowly through mutation. Most mutations are harmful and hence provide no survival advantage to the organism. This is.

A Brief History Of The Human Food Supply

 

The real goal of nutrition is the management of cellular inflammation. Increased cellular inflammation makes us fat, sick, and dumb (how about.

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Like Our Paleolithic Ancestors

 

A recent article appeared in the British Journal of Nutrition that gives an updated estimate of what diet (i.e. Paleolithic) our ancestors may.

This New Biomarker Predicts Alzheimer Risk

 

The study of the human genome and the potential for routine genetic testing down the road has brought many hotly debated topics to the table. If.