The Role of Epigenetics in the Obesity Epidemic

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NutritionFacts .org
01 Oct 2020

Amazingly, a baby born to an obese surrogate mother with a skinny biological mom may harbor a greater risk of becoming obese than a baby from a big biological mom born to a slim surrogate.

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A few weeks ago, I had a video about The Best Diet for Weight Loss & Disease Prevention (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-best-diet-for- But what triggered the whole obesity epidemic? It’s a multitude of factors, and I covered many of them in my 11-video series on the epidemic:
• The Role of Diet vs. Exercise in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-diet-v
• The Role of Genes in the Obesity Epidemic (https://nutritionfacts.org/top....ics/the-role-of-gene
• The Thrifty Gene Theory: Survival of the Fattest (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-thrifty-gene-t
• Cut the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/cut-the-calorie-ri
• The Role of Processed Foods in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-proces
• The Role of Taxpayer Subsidies in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-taxpay
• The Role of Marketing in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-market
• The Role of Food Advertisements in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-food-a
• The Role of Personal Responsibility in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-person
• The Role of Corporate Influence in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-corpor
• The Role of the Toxic Food Environment in the Obesity Epidemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-role-of-the-to

There are other ways by which we are what our moms ate:
• Heart Disease May Start in the Womb (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/heart-disease-may
• Maternal Diet May Affect Stress Responses in Children (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/maternal-diet-may
• The Effect of Animal Protein on Stress Hormones, Testosterone, and Pregnancy (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/the-effect-of-ani

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