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Can You Change Your Heredity?

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: Learn how you can take control of your future health and the health of your children.
Air Date: 5/20/16
Duration: 10
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Richard C. Francis, PhD
Richard-FrancisRichard C. Francis is a freelance science writer. He received his Ph.D. in neurobiology and behavior from Stony Brook University and was a recipient of the National Research Science Award from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Before becoming a freelance writer, he conducted widely published postdoctoral research in evolutionary neurobiology and sexual development at the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University.  

He is the author of Why Men Won’t Ask for Directions and Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance and Paperback Edition Epigenetics: How Environment Shapes Our Genes. His latest book is Domesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World. Richard resides in Danville, California.
Dr. Jason Jones has been a practicing Chiropractor and advocate for natural health and healing since 2000. Dr. Jones owns and operates a very successful family oriented private practice in Elizabeth City, NC. In addition he is the host of the very popular podcast, Healthy Families Made Easy, on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud, where he interviews health experts on a regular basis to teach families how to grow healthier together. He loves being active from running half marathons, marathons, obstacles races, martial arts and functional fitness. Dr. Jones also deep passion for nutrition and teaching others to live their very best lives and speaks regularly to groups and organizations to get the message of natural health out to the masses.
Can You Change Your Heredity?
Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics can sound very exciting but also intimidating. 

What if you could map your genes and circumvent your weak genes to prevent them from "turning on" and learn how to turn the good genes on instead?

Most of what genetics tells us about ourselves is not predictive; rather suggestive.

Genetics provides us with few absolute truths about our destinies, only probabilities about increased risks for disease and increased sensitivities to chemicals in your environment or to the foods we consume.

Listen in as Dr. Richard Francis joins Dr. Susanne to discuss the humane genome project and how mapping your genes can help shape your future.