Tag Archives: Influence

How our genes and environment influence BMI and height

Environmental conditions influence our body mass index (BMI) by increasing or decreasing the effect of inherited genetic variations, University of Queenslandresearchers have discovered. A team led by Huanwei Wang and Professor Jian Yangfrom UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience found the opposite for human height – that the genetic effects that influence it are very stable from one environment to another. The… Read More »

This Study Highlights How Diet Can Influence Your Risk Of Anxiety

We’re well versed in considering our physical body and aesthetic appearance when making choices around food—perhaps opting for a low-carb, high-fat diet in order to reach your fitness goals, or steering clear from dairy, gluten and other inflammatory foods in order to try and keep skin conditions like acne at bay. What we consider less,… Read More »