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161. Discover the Hidden Gene Variation Affecting Millions with Lisa Winbourn

Brief summary of the show:

Lisa, a functional nutritionist, explains the importance of methylation and the role of the MTHFR enzyme in the body. She discusses how MTHFR variations can lead to various health problems and shares insights on how to support methylation. Lisa provides practical tips on dietary changes, avoiding synthetic vitamins, and reducing exposure to toxins. She also emphasizes the importance of managing stress and recommends supplements to support methylation. Overall, the conversation highlights the impact of MTHFR variations on women's health and offers actionable steps to improve methylation.

Listen in as we talk about:

00:00 - Introduction and Background

03:04 - Understanding Methylation and the MTHFR Enzyme

07:59 - MTHFR Variations and Health Problems

12:01 - Dietary Changes to Support Methylation

24:07 - Managing Stress and Practicing Gratitude for Improved Methylation

27:05 - Supplementing with Methylated B Vitamins for Methylation Support

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Natalie Tysdal 

Lisa, thanks so much. Good to have you on the show today.


Thank you so much, it's such an honor to be here.

Natalie Tysdal 

So what you specialize in, I know you do a lot of things, but I want you to tell us why you chose to really go after this MTHFR, which don't worry if you're listening and you don't know what that is, we're gonna explain it, it really affects a lot of women. And tell me why you chose that as something you really take time to help people with.