#020: How to Optimize Mental and Physical Performance through Genetic Testing with Alex Swanson

#020: How to Optimize Mental and Physical Performance through Genetic Testing with Alex Swanson

Alex Swanson is the founder of Nutrition Genome and creator of the software Genetrition™. He is a second generation nutritionist and co-owner of Swanson Health Center, a private family clinical nutrition practice that has been in business for over 40 years. He is also the creator of the popular blog The Health Beat. Alex has worked as a personal trainer, private chef, and ran a global clinical nutrition practice for 12 years, with a focus on mental health, athletic performance, cancer, cardiovascular health, hormone optimization, and digestive health. Alex has a post-bacc in Nutrition Sciences from Basytr University in Washington state, an M.S. in Applied Nutrition and Business Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University, a Certificate in Methylation and Clinical Nutrigenomics, and a Certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University.

#019: Food Philosophy, Feeding our Children Well & Tapping into the Magic Within with Jess and Jill of SHINE Restaurant & Potion Bar

#019: Food Philosophy, Feeding our Children Well & Tapping into the Magic Within with Jess and Jill of SHINE Restaurant & Potion Bar

Jessica, Jill & Jennifer are cofounders of SHINE Restaurant and Potion Bar as well as co-authors of the cookbook, EAT DRINK SHINE. Having made food their lives’ passion, The Shine Triple ‘Blissful Sisters’ as they call themselves, share their food philosophy, healthy living tips, family-­friendly recipes, and stories about sisterhood in their cookbook, EAT DRINK SHINE: Inspiration from Our Kitchen, Gluten-­Free and Paleo ­Friendly Recipes. The relationship you have to food is similar to the relationship you have with yourself and how you connect to the world. So what is your relationship to each of these aspects of life?