Vitamin A

(retinol, retinyl esters) Vitamin A can be found in the diet but can also be made from what is referred to as provitamin A carotenoids such as alpha-carotene and beta-carotene.  Lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin are also carotenoids but they are not converted to vitamin A. Dietary Sources for Vitamin A (retinol, retinyl esters):  meat, liver,…

What is a supplement?

By definition a supplement is “a substance taken to remedy the deficiencies in a person’s diet.” The definition should be updated to state “a substance taken to remedy the deficiences needed for essential biochemical processes in the body.” Because it is a replacement for a deficiency, it is not always necessary to take on a…

What is a diagnosis?

By definition it is, “the identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms.” In other words, it is a formal name given to a specific set of symptoms. At no point is the actual cause of the symptoms explored or identified. Our current healthcare system relies on this…


My name is Ruby Jarrett and like most of you I have struggled with my weight and health for quite a while and have been unable to get answers from the current health care system. I turned instead to learning more about myself through epigentics to help myself heal.

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