Effects of High Fat Diet May Be Passed on For Three Generations

Researchers report high fat diet in female mice can have an epigenetic effect on future generations. The study found high fat diets had lead to an increased risk of obesity, insulin resistance and addictive behaviors over three generations of offspring.

A high-fat diet in female mice affects their offspring’s obesity, insulin resistance and addictive-like behaviors for three generations, according to a study published in the open access journal Translational Psychiatry.

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