Browsing the archives for the diabetes tag

Will your diet harm or heal your grandchildren?

You are what you eat right? And you also are the expression of your genes.  So which one is most important to your health and how do the 2 factors affect each other? Recently I’ve been researching questions like do your genes determine your ideal diet? Does your diet change your genes? Can your eating [...]

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October 4, 2010 in Diet / lifestyle and health, Epigenetics
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Epigenetics (part 2): differences between twins and the biology of diabetes

In our last post we introduced an important new field of science: epigenetics. Today I’m going to continue to describe epigenetics and explain why it’s so important in understanding disease processes. I found another great video for you to watch: the Epigenetics of Twins. Twins are really important in genetics because they help us to [...]

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September 16, 2010 in Epigenetics
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