Nutrigenomics flow chart: research, Food, Gene...

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An article titled, “Why You Need to Know About Epigenetics and Nutrigenomics” by Russ Curran discusses how epigenetics works and why it is important to all of us. He says “If I choose to eat unhealthy it only affects me, Right?” The answer is WRONG! We pass not only our DNA to our children but some of our epigenetics. You can look at it as our DNA is already marked with life changing triggers. The good news is we can alter these epigenetic triggers by changing our diet, stress levels, exercise and how we think. What messages are you passing on to your children? Are they listening?