Obesity affects genes in sperm DNA involved in metabolism and brain | Elissa Epel

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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.

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