Frieda – Spotlight Story

     The DPP (Diabetes Prevention Program) that we offer at Skinny Gene has a couple of main goals, among them being that the participants lead a healthy lifestyle that allows them to prevent type 2 diabetes. One of the key benchmarks to this success is the 5% rule – if you lose 5% of […]

Sugar in your Cupboard

Gazing into my cupboard today I was overwhelmed. I am specifically looking to rid my pantry and refrigerator of excess sugar. The natural sugar, like the raisins in my cereal can stay. The bag of “yogurt” covered pretzels, I’m not so sure about. This is where I need think about the difference between naturally occurring […]

Dr. Aarti Ivanic

Dr. Aarti Ivanic is an associate professor of marketing at the University of San Diego’s school of business and a board member at the Skinny Gene Project. For the past 4 years her work has been involved with how marketing and nutrition interact in order to figure out how to make people from all different […]