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Can being overweight alter your DNA?

Epigenetics is the study of how our behaviors and experiences can actually change our DNA, allowing us to pass on new traits to future generations. Recently, researchers revealed that obesity is able to cause epigenetic changes to our DNA which could have adverse health consequences for our future offspring. In what is being called the biggest…

[Photo credits-featured image: By Ude [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons]

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