Ancestors’ health, diet and lifestyle subject of talk
April 5, 2013Tweet
The emerging field of epigenetics reveals that adult health is closely linked to the diet and lifestyle of our ancestors. Specifically, maternal diet plays a significant role in fetal gene programming which predisposes the offspring to adult diseases. Join the Department of Health and Wellness Studies for “You Are What … Your Parents Ate,” an informal session from 3-4 p.m. Friday, April 5, in WG-33, to learn about how the diet can regulate gene activity.