Mastering Methylation: Understanding MTHFR, Homocysteine, and Folates with Dr. Denise Furness

Unlock the mysteries behind methylation, MTHFR, and homocysteine! Join us as we dive into these widely recognized yet often misunderstood terms that impact heart health, mental well-being, fertility, and more.

The surge in popularity around methylation, MTHFR, and homocysteine has led to a barrage of misinformation.

In this enlightening episode, we’ve invited Dr. Denise Furness, a distinguished molecular geneticist boasting over two decades of expertise in folate nutrigenomics, methylation, and DNA damage.

Join us for a wealth of game-changing insights as Denise delves deep into:

– Understanding methylation’s pivotal role in your health

– Unraveling the impact of the MTHFR gene on methylation levels

– Optimal homocysteine levels and their significance

– Essential lab markers for optimizing your health

– Debunking concerns about over-methylation


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(0:00) – Introduction

(0:57) – Talking about MTHFR

(14:03) – Understanding methyl groups

(15:41) – Folic acid vs methylfolate

(35:55) – Thyroid issues

(44:01) – Deep dive into methylation

(01:00:43) – Polygenic scores vs single variants

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