• SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

    Epigenetics, Part 2:

    Genes are not our destiny. As mentioned on our previous blog, Epigenetics Part 1, the “switching sequence” that determines which genes get activated and which get silenced, is modifiable by our lifestyle. This is a very empowering message as it suggests that even if we are dealt a bad “genetic hand” we can still enjoy

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    • AUGUST 20, 2019

    Epigenetics part 1

      Let’s begin with a few definitions. Genetics is the study of all the hereditary material(DNA) in our cells. DNA is organized into unique sequences called genes and all of roughly 23000 genes that each human cell contains are neatly packaged in our cells into structures called chromosomes. Genes are responsible for traits such as

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