Obesity affects genes in sperm DNA involved in metabolism and brain | Elissa Epel
An often-overlooked area of human reproduction is the effect of a father's health on their offspring. A growing body of evidence suggests that paternal obesity, in particular, can have far-reaching effects across generations through epigenetic changes passed via sperm DNA. In this clip, Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Elissa Epel discuss how obesity affects genes in sperm DNA involved in metabolic health and cognitive function.
Member support keeps us strong.
If you enjoy the fruits of , you can participate in helping us to keep improving it. Creating a pay-what-you-can subscription does just that! Plus, we throw in occasional member perks and, more importantly, churn out the best possible content without concerning ourselves with the wishes of any dark overlords.
Our website is 100% supported by people like you through this pay-what-you-can mechanism.
Fundamentals$15 / month
Loyal Fan$25 / month
Super Fan$50 / month
Power Supporter$125 / month
Heroic Supporter$250 / month