There's so much health and nutrition advice out there that sometimes our journey to wellness can feel like one giant guessing game. All of our bodies are so different; we have different nutrient deficiencies, quirks in our digestion, and caloric needs. And despite the many different ways of eating (looking at you, paleo, ketogenic, raw foods, and FODMAP), it's hard to believe that anyone would fit perfectly into just one category.
We all want answers when it comes to our health; we want detailed and accurate information that affirms our instincts about what our bodies need, and many of us simply want to optimize our well-being. So what do we do? How do we stay empowered and take control of our own health without going completely crazy or wasting months—or even years—on trial and error?
Well, in 2017, it is possible to determine exactly what your body's craving. Through advancements in the field of personalized nutrition, you can find out what's making your body happy or what's best for your gut. It's about time.