How gene mapping is helping solve many neurodegenerative diseases

What Are DNA, Chromosomes, and Genes? (Source)   The nucleus of almost every human cell contains a “blueprint” that carries the instructions a cell needs to do its job. The blueprint is made up of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), which is present in long strands that would stretch to nearly 6 feet in length if attached…

Dairy: 3 Reasons You Don’t Need it in Your Diet!

Dairy Products Dairy ranges from milk, cream, cheese, butter, ice cream, and all other products containing milk! In America, the majority of milk consumption occurs in the morning with either a glass of milk or in cereal. It has become a staple of many people’s diets, and I am here to explain everything you need…

The Truth about Nutrition

I’m Hugh: a 19-year old college student learning about nutrition. I have always loved science, hence I’m studying Mechanical Engineering. I want to document my learning journey through this blog because I have seen and heard a lot of myths about health, and I hope to debunk them through science. There are many myths out there. I’m…