glass of waterSince my work as a Nutritional Therapist requires good brain function, knowing what type of nutrition is good for the brain is important. Furthermore, with the unpleasant prospect of cognitive decline as we age, it’s vital to delay, halt or even reverse this process with good brain nutrition.

MTHFR is short for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, which you will agree is a bit of a mouthful. It’s a gene involved in the production of an enzyme (a biological catalyst) by the same name: MethyleneTetraHydroFolate Reductase.

A recent EU vote on the use of glyphosate granted a new five-year licence1 and since the UK voted for, it’s unlikely that even after Brexit we will see a ban on glyphosate use in the foreseeable future. So, what’s the big issue with glyphosate?

(and why we became fat-phobic)

In 1913, Russian pathologist Nikolai Anichkov fed rabbits a diet of high cholesterol and showed that cholesterol caused a build-up of debris with cholesterol in the artery walls1 together with greatly elevated blood cholesterol