Navigating the Intersection of Genetics, Nutrition, and Environmental Toxins with Dr. Rick Mayfield
In this episode of The Power of Genetics Podcast, Dr. Yael Joffe interviews Dr. Rick Mayfield, a chiropractor who is double board certified in clinical nutrition and certified in functional medicine. Dr. Mayfield shares his journey in healthcare, starting with his mother's experience with inflammatory bowel disease and his early exposure to functional medicine through Dr. Jeff Bland. They discuss Dr. Mayfield's interest in nutrigenomics and environmental toxins, and emphasize the importance of looking for root causes in health disorders. Throughout the conversation, they highlight the significance of understanding how genetics and environmental factors influence gene expression and health outcomes.
Six topic points:
- Dr. Rick Mayfield's journey in healthcare
- Early exposure to functional medicine through Dr. Jeff Bland
- Interest in nutrigenomics and environmental toxins
- Importance of looking for root causes in health disorders
- Significance of understanding how genetics and environmental factors influence health outcomes
- Emphasis on continuous learning and staying up-to-date with scientific literature.