Lifestyle – Epigenetics

Lifestyle – Epigenetics

Our genes carry the code for what we inherit from generation to generation such as, height, weight, and eye color, and we have limited influence over these traits. However, in the last decade, new discoveries have made it clear that genes can be influenced by...
Feeding behavior guides what we eat

Feeding behavior guides what we eat

As humans, we have a very complex relationship with food and what we choose to eat. On one side, we choose food based on the energy and nutritional content as we are programmed for survival. But humans have also developed a drive to choose food for its hedonic value....
Macronutrients + Genetics

Macronutrients + Genetics

Credit: Dioxyme Total energy intake or macronutrient choice? There is currently a vigorous scientific debate about how health benefits are achieved when following different diets that have very different macronutrient composition. Although a majority of studies...