Epigenetics (Photo credit: AJC1)

Another study showed that protein causes cells to reproduce quicker and acts as a carcinogen causing cancer. The logical question is “Does it matter which type of protein animal vs. plant? The answer was astonishing! Only animal protein caused the negative affects. Plant protein had NO negative affects on the cells. I believe the reason is that animal protein is so close to our DNA and epigenetic make-up that it affects us in different ways than plant protein can. If you have totally different DNA then epigenetic effects may not find the proper gene and have no effect. If your DNA is similar (All mammals are very similar) then the genes are found but they may have an adverse effect if they are triggered. Remember diet, stress, exercise and way of thinking (positive vs negative) can all cause epigenetic changes in our bodies. What are your genes doing?