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Amanda Archibald, Registered Dietitian and founder of The Genomic Kitchen returns to share her knowledge on how genes influence our appetite and weight control.
We also discuss:
- The concepts of nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics
- How the information in food can influence gene activity
- The importance of understanding the differences between a monogenic and a polygenic approach
- Cautions around ordering genetic tests off the internet and the interpretation of the data
- Genes that influence appetite control and why you may feel constantly hungry or feel a loss of control in certain food environments
- Using keto for weight loss
- Dietary recommendations that aren’t considering the genetic picture
- How genes and environment can affect the experience of menopause
- The power of olive oil
“Genetics is the map of how you are built. DNA information is a heat map for you.”
“Genetics tells us where to start. Lab testing tells us if we’re on the right track.”
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- Follow Amanda on Facebook and Instagram @genomickitchen
- The olive oil that Amanda mentioned: https://www.ofdreamsandknowledge.com/
More about Amanda Archibald:
Amanda Archibald, RD, founder of The Genomic Kitchen, is widely recognized for her trailblazing work as a clinician, educator, consultant, speaker, and mentor in the cutting-edge world of genomic medicine. She masterfully connects the dots between genes, food, lifestyle, and health restoration. In addition to working with a global clientele in private practice, Amanda also trains the next generation of healthcare providers in the art and science of using genomics as a foundational tool in medical and clinical practice.
Amanda’s pioneering work has been featured at clinical, health and industry conferences in the USA, Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Her work in Culinary Genomics has been successfully integrated, for the first time in the world, on to an in-patient menu at the Sharp Healthcare system in San Diego, California. She has just finished working on an international collaborative polygenic test project focused at public health and corporate wellness audiences that is in its pilot phase. The first of its type in the world.
Amanda is the author of The Genomic Kitchen, Your Guide to Understanding and Using the Food-Gene Connection for a Lifetime of Health.
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