Questions About Genetics
MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge of DNA and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.
Genetics Determine Your Best Diet
Everyone knows people who can eat whatever they like, whenever they like and never gain weight. On the other hand you may be someone who just looks at food and gains a pound. Why is life so unfair? You eat the same things that others eat but your body stores the extra calories instead of burning them off quickly.
How Genes Play a Role in Allergies
When methylation is impaired, it can result in abnormally high levels of histamine. In addition to the effect of methylation on histamine levels, the effect of methyl groups on the TH1/TH2 balance maybe a second mechanism by which decreased methylation may increase allergies.