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The Science of Becoming Super Human
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanStress is a complex process involving individual resources and vulnerabilities as well as our environment. We can create our own stress, we can have genetic reasons for stress, illnesses which cause us...
Brain Health and Neurodegeneration
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanThere is a lot of talk going around lately about how to keep your brain healthy. Some Quick Tips: eat regularly (not all day, of course), exercise, eliminate sugar, get enough (regular) sleep, and keep your...
So, Where Did Nutrition Go Wrong?
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanAnd what the heck am I supposed to eat? When we walk into a grocery store or a big box store, it can be overwhelming. It's difficult to sift through all of the choices of food that they offer. You might have...
Why do I (YOU) Need a Coach?
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanWhy do I need a coach? Sometimes we all need help with a specific situation, a decision, a direction, or a health condition that we have been diagnosed with and not sure what route to go. It is hard to know...
Who Are You?
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanWho are you? Have you ever really thought about that statement? If a stranger asked you that question, what would you say? It might sound like: I am (my job) an engineer I am (my religion) a Christian I am...
So, what is an Epigenetic Interpretation anyway?
Whole Body Nutrition Blog The Science of Becoming Super HumanWhat is an Epigenetic Interpretation and how can it benefit me? This is one of my most asked questions that I get all of the time through my website. So, today I am going to break down for you what...
What Does Medication Have to Do With Nutrition?
I get asked many times if I think that people should stop their medications or not even go on them. I cannot tell you what to do in those cases, but what I can tell you is specifically what types of nutrients your medications could possibly be depleting that are all highly important for your well-being.
Do Not Cut Bangs When You Are Upset
Whole Body Nutrition Blog Wellness Education, Tips and More!Have you ever been so frustrated with your hair only to think "if I cut my bangs I will be happier!" or "if I cut it shorter then I will be a better more likable version of myself!"? Then you do, and you...
Cheaters never win, and winners never cheat.
…she told herself that she could add a little sugar back into her diet and wanted to see how much she could “cheat” before she saw the side effects. It took her weeks to admit to me that she had been eating sugar. Mary wanted her cake and to eat it too (pun intended), just like we all do. Mary wanted to eat just enough sugar without causing issues that she once suffered with.
Weight Loss: Understanding Our Nutritional Requirements, Our Genetic Makeup and Developing a Mindset
I am here to tell you there is hope, and there is healing. This was the beginning of my journey back to health and why I am so passionate about the topics of Nutrition and Epigenetics, as well as and just as importantly – Mindset.
Diet Plan vs Lifestyle Plan
Depending on where you are in your health journey will depend on the food choices we put in a plan of action. Diet is a word that has an endpoint. Follow this diet and in 21 days see results or in just 7 days you will be the slimmer you or 30 days follow this plan to lose weight. Once you come to that endpoint then what? Do you continue or go back to the way you were eating?
I have heard many people say “I will sleep when I am dead.” This is usually a reaction to wanting to get more done in a day than time allows so we are willing to give up sleep to get things accomplished. I know I have been guilty at times of staying up later to get stuff done, especially as a young mom. As I have learned in my training that sleep is extremely important, and we should not convince ourselves of the mindset that I will get to it later. Let’s dive into why sleep should be top propriety.
The key is making an effort to choose nutrient-rich foods that send the right healthy signals to the body for positive gene expression and optimal health. Eating high quality, nutrient dense foods can have a positive influence on the body and may even help to reverse disease.
COMT: The Warrior vs Worrier Gene Explained
From an Epigenetic standpoint, if a person has trouble regulating COMT where it does not break down the neurotransmitters properly, it could lead to behaviors of Alcohol Bbuse, Opioid Addiction, Fibromyalgia, Schizophrenia, ADHD, Eating Disorders, Bipolar, Anxiety, or Obsessive-compulsive Disorders.
Hi, welcome to my Nutrition and Epigenetics Blog!
I am Karey Spear, a Nutrition and Epigenetic Coach trained in Functional Medicine. I have a Master’s Degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition which utilizes a systems biology-based approach to look at root causes to help my clients achieve their health and wellness goals. I am currently seeking my Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition as well. Becoming a doctor has always been a goal of mine, so I am going for it!
My hope is that if you are currently struggling with your health, whether it be a recent diagnosis or an underlying condition that has you stuck, you may find some answers and inspiration here. You too can become superhuman and live the life that you may never have thought possible through an understanding of your unique Epigenetics and Nutritional Requirements. I have been there, I get it and I would love to help you break the chains that are keeping you from being the most epic version of yourself possible!
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Consultations are always FREE. If you are interested in personalized Nutritional and or Epigenetics Coaching or if you have questions regarding your health and how it may be affecting your life goals please feel free to reach out to me. It’s time to stop suffering and to start thriving!