Playing the Genetic Hand Life Dealt You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves Healthy

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The old way of looking at genetics was that we just got dealt a genetic hand by nature and we were either lucky or unlucky in what we got dealt. Science has found that this is no longer the case. We do get to play the genetic hand and Dr Craig Hassed provides a wealth of information to show how this can be achieved. Chapters include genetics, telomeres, hand-me-down genes, the importance of the environment - physical, social, chemical exposure, radiation; the mind-gene relationship; lifestyle medicine, the importance of nutrition, the importance of exercise; substance abuse; prevention - treatment - changing the course of chronic illness; stress, relaxation and meditation; caring for the next generation; the essence of health the future.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherMichelle Anderson Publishing
Number of pages220
ISBN (Print)9780855724399
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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