Epigenetic Effects of Nutrients and the Promise for Refined Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

It is clear that dietary factors can induce epigenetic changes – i.e. can alter patterns of DNA methylation and histone posttranslational modifications in the genome. At least part of the epigenetic effects elicited by diet in infants may result in long-lasting changes in gene expression within an individual’s lifetime and, at least in animal models… CONTINUE READING