Excess alcohol and sugar consumption can put a strain on your liver, especially when you have an MTHFR mutation. Dr. Doni lays out how sugar and alcohol can affect the methylation process, and offers 6 tips for how to recover when you’ve indulged too much.
Mitochondria are the little “power packs” that produce energy in our bodies. The trouble is, they also produce oxidative stress. In Part 14 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress, she looks at how you can give your mitochondria the support they need to function properly.
Back to School Sugar Detox How to Plan Lunches to Strengthen Immunity, Mood, and Wellness During back-to-school season, families are faced with more choices surrounding their children’s nutrition: Do they opt for packed lunches each day or try the in-school food selections? Which options will help them sustain energy for the rest of the day? […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains the connections between MTHFR mutations, diabetes, and heart disease, and offers tips for optimizing your health. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Heart disease is the leading cause of death (above cancer), and diabetes is known to increase risk of […]
Nutrition and health expert Dr. Doni Wilson explains how simple choices can make a huge difference in your health and your children’s health—even on Halloween! Sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and artificial sweeteners (like aspartame and sucralose) are strongly associated with weight gain, insulin resistance, diabetes, high cholesterol, fatty liver, as well as IBS […]
Sugar, as Dr. Doni explains, is abundant in processed foods and is a major contributor to numerous health issues. She asks: Can YOU eliminate it from YOUR diet? I was a nutrition and pre-med student in the 1990s when the fat-free craze was at its peak. We learned the all too standard mantra that the way to […]