Episode 83 – MTHFR Gene Mutations, Methylation w/ Tara Thorne

MTHFR, Gene Mutation, 23andme, Genetic Testing, Functional Medicine

Episode 83 – MTHFR Gene Mutations, Methylation w/ Tara Thorne

Want to find out more about the MTHFR gene mutation? We have Tara Thorne on the podcast this week explaining it!

Who Is Tara?

Tara is a Clinical Nutritionist with a diploma from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She also has training from the Institute for Functional Medicine, specifically in hormones, and is currently studying to become a Certified Functional Nutrition Coach in 2017. Tara is an expert at interpreting the DUTCH comprehensive hormone test. She has also studied methylation and clinical nutrigenomics at the Seeking Health Educational Institute.

Tara’s practice focuses on helping busy mums navigate the overwhelm and confusion surrounding how to live healthfully in a hectic world by providing evidenced-based functional nutrition and lifestyle strategies.

She is a mummy of two, an entrepreneur and a writer who writes for publications around the globe with a specific focus on nutrition. She runs her business online in order to help as many women as possible live the lives they deserve not ones fraught with hormonal imbalances and all the problems that come along with them.

Her own struggles with hormone imbalance were what lead her on this path and are why she’s able to understand and empathize with the struggles of the modern day mum.

The MTHFR gene mutation is quite common, so you’ll find out lots of people who have it. But what exactly can you do for your body once you know you have the MTHFR gene mutation, listen in. If you need to get tested for the MTHFR gene mutation, you’ll learn how to do it in this episode too!


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Lahana Vigliano

Lahana Vigliano is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and CEO of Thrival Nutrition. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition Science and currently pursing her Masters Degree in Nutrition Science and Functional Medicine. Lahana and her team help support women who struggle with weight loss, hormonal imbalances, digestive issues, chronic fatigue, and many other lingering issues that leaves women not feeling their best. She uses food as medicine, as well as herbs and supplements when needed, to support her clients. She looks at the whole body holistically making sure women are understanding how nutrition, sleep, stress, and their environment impact their health. Connect with her on Facebook + Instagram (@thrivalnutrition).