The Science of Methylation and MTHFR with Dr. Ben Lynch

In this episode, Joe brings on Dr. Ben Lynch – renowned geneticist and author of Dirty Genes – to unravel the science of methylation, MTHFR, folates, and homocysteine.

Dr. Lynch intricately unpacks the complexities of methylation pathways, shedding light on how genetic variations can impact these crucial processes.

Joe and Ben then delve into the specifics of homocysteine metabolism and the role of B vitamins in maintaining optimal levels.

They provide invaluable insights into personalized supplements tailored to address individual genetic predispositions and health needs.

Explore the latest advancements in methylation and homocysteine management, and discover actionable strategies for promoting longevity and optimal well being.


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(0:00) – Intro

(1:09) – State of the genetics industry

(20:07) – MTHFR and methylation

(1:04:59) – Is overmethylating real?

(1:12:06) – Riboflavin and other B vitamins

(1:18:06) – How many supplements does Ben take a day?

(1:31:54) – Epigenetics and other alternative tests

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