August
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Before pregnancy diet female influences the genes of her child

Before pregnancy diet female influences the genes of her child famous phrase "We are what we eat" is supplemented by another: it is imperative that ate your mother before your birth.In a new scientific study found that a particular diet, which complied with the woman before pregnancy, can have a significant impact on her unborn child, with the effect occurs at the genetic level.Moreover, it can occur in a child, and later, during his entire life.

to conduct a more detailed study, Dr Andrew Prentice of the Medical School of Hygiene and in the tropics (London) decided to go to West Africa, where he watched the women in rural areas.We know that in this area the seasons always lead to a change in diet.Studied 170 pregnant women from the Gambia at different times of the year: one in the dry season, the other - on a rainy.Accordingly, diet before pregnancy, some have a little different from the second.

The experimental results show that the power to pregnancy alters epigenetic DNA structure of the child.It should be noted that it is not a mutation - changes occur in

the chemical level.Andrew Prentice recommends before pregnancy eat more milk, green vegetables and meat.

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