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Being a Junk Food Junkie May be Genetic!

You may inherit food preferences from your parents.

If you're  a junk food junkie, you may be able to blame your parents. A new study in the Medical Journal, Nutrition finds that poor eating habits may be coded into our DNA.

Microbes in our intestines which affect the way we process what we eat, are Inherited through our mother and studies show that what a pregnant woman eats can affect a child's flavor preferences.

Now the research by Dr. Ian Myles suggests that a father's bad diet may create a "cellular memory" in the DNA passed on to a child. 

So, dad's burger and fries habit may be inherited in the same way as hair color

 

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