Our genes literally determine who we are - from the color of our eyes and skin to our height and weight. Not only that, there is growing evidence that most people who suffer from chronic diseases today have a genetic predisposition to it. This also means that genetic factors influence our food preferences, the way we process different foods, the interactions between the nutrients in our bodies, and our bodies' nutrient needs.
DNA, genes, chromosomes or genome. There are numerous terms that describe our human blueprint. But what do the individual terms mean and how do the individual building blocks interact?
Studies of aging disorders offer hope for understanding the aging process, since many of these disorders are due to specific mutations in specific genes. Find tips on how to protect yourself from premature cell aging here.
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