Browsing the archives for the genetics 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 4): The Key Developmental Events Model

Today’s blog is about healing epigenetic trauma – specifically events that happened to your grandparents which caused a change in the way your genes are expressed.  If you haven’t read parts 1 – 3 of this discussion, it’s recommended that you do that now so that you can read this work in context. Click here [...]

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October 1, 2010 in Epigenetics
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Epigenetics (part 3): Healing epigenetic trauma with the triune brain model

In recent articles on this blog we have looked at what epigenetics is about, and an example of epigenetics in practice (with diabetes).  Thanks to all of you who commented on the blog and separately wrote to me about your experiences, which reaffirmed my view about the epigenetic nature of inherited conditions. My research indicates [...]

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September 29, 2010 in 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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Epigenetics: the science behind RPT (part 1) – with BBC videos

In today’s post I’d like to share with you something that we’ve been working on for the last year, the science of epigenetics. In very simple terms, epigenetics is the science behind how our environment (such as our trauma) affects our children and grandchildren. Put a different way, epigenetics answers questions like how trauma that [...]

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September 13, 2010 in Epigenetics
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