Did you know discovering your roots can greatly assist in your present day health? Many conditions are hereditary and/or psychosomatic. Knowing and understanding your genealogy can help you diagnose, treat and even avoid these conditions in ourselves and our children. Additionally, knowing your regional heritage and lifestyles is a great help in consuming the proper foods and exercise, and avoiding those that are harmful. Knowing our ancestral origin, is very helpful in understand what nutrition is best for us. Here are some basic healthy foods, but do some research as to what ancestral foods best serve you and your family.


Calcium sources

Fish, poultry and eggs


Healthful oils (plant oils like olive oil or flaxseed oil)





Whole grains


Source: Tracing Your Health History, It’s In Your Genes, by Donna Przecha, http://www.genealogy.com; Fitness Book of Lists, Marc D Thompson, www.marqthompson.com