Epigenetics~!

The expression of genes based on environment.

Basically we all get issued our genes at conception, but the way that they are expressed (in the simplest terms: turned on or off) is based on our experiences.

Epigenetic factors are therefore ‘actionable’: we can do something about them~. They include such things as diet, exercise, toxins, sleep & stress. Pretty much everything we are exposed to, in fact.

This is a cute introductory video on epigenetics:

 

And another:

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