According to new research in the field of epigenetics, what your grandparents ate might have as much influence on your health as what you eat today. Scientists are learning a lot about gene development in the womb, and maybe not surprisingly, nutrition plays a big role in the health of subsequent generations.
MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Judith Finlayson, author of the new book, “You Are What Your Grandparents Ate,” about this fascinating new research, and what we are learning about genetics and the lineage of chronic disease.
Judith Finlayson, author of “You Are What Your Grandparents Ate”
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