Has Anyone Ever Mentioned You Have Your Mothers Laugh?
Or your father’s twinkling yes? How about your great, great-grandmothers memories of famine out in the plains? Yeah, probably not that last one. Until the last decade or so scientists believed that genetic inheritance was a mechanical process – 4 genetic letters combining in unique ways to create a human being. Now we know better.
In this fascinating documentary, the BBC unravels the mystery of how not just our physical traits – but our memories – are being passed from generation to generation. And not in a nostalgic yearbook sense, either. These experiences shape our physical development and so much more. If you’re a parent – or hope to have children one day – you do not want to miss this!
Dr. Cate Shanahan describes the connection between epigenetics and beauty, and shows us how to nurture healthy genetic expression through food. Buy it here