Entries by Anil Bajnath

Gluten-Free Diet: Any benefit? Or just a trend?

Gluten-Free (GF) is necessary for anyone with Celiac Disease. Yet more than ever, we are seeing non-celiac disease individuals opting for a GF lifestyle. With the rise of GF items at grocery stores astronomically more expensive than their non-GF counterparts, this has raised questions. Are there any benefits to a GF lifestyle? Or is avoiding […]

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FATTY ACIDS: What makes essential fatty acids essential?

As we have learned throughout the Cell Membrane Series, Omega 3 (n-3) fatty acids are important in human nutrition. Specifically, because these are essential fats that the human body cannot make on its own. N-3 fatty acids are integral structural components of the cellular membranes of tissues throughout the human body necessary from conception and […]

CELL MEMBRANE: Protection for the Cell

Every cell in the body is protected by a membrane. Cell membrane creates a protective barrier that shields the outside elements from the internal components of the cell, organelles. By understanding the cell membrane and what it needs, we can support our cells and cell membranes and consequently optimize our overall wellness. The cell membrane […]

PROTEOMICS: THE TRANSLATION OF OUR BLUEPRINT

The technology surrounding proteomics has evolved in recent years providing promising new directions to study for future clinical application and in the pursuit of precision medicine. Moreover, advanced proteomic technology has allowed researchers the platform to improve our understanding of biology. .  .  . What is proteomics? Proteomics refers to the study of proteomes. Proteomes […]

OMICS OF MEDICINE: Transcriptomics

A gateway to a better understanding of disease pathogenesis. As technology in genomic analysis has enhanced, so has our ability to learn about DNA, RNA, and how they react as we age. With recent developments, we can provide more precise medicine and utilize transcriptomics as a gateway to a better understanding of disease pathogenesis.  .  […]