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Plastic: a toxic cocktail

Article by:  Melissa Petersen AdvDipHSc(Nat), GradCertEvBdPrac  We live in a world full of plastics and toxins. Originally marketed as the ‘the material of a thousand uses’ and seen as an inexpensive, safe and sanitary substance, plastic is now a global concern to the environment and our health. Its strong, flexible and transparent (or coloured) properties … Read more

How dad’s health changes future generations

The importance of male preconception care Article by Laurence Katsaras, Clinical Resources Manager, Metagenics His responsibility begins before the big event Emerging evidence has demonstrated that the embryo retains epigenetic tags from both parents, and it is now well established that the father’s health significantly influences that of the developing child, as much as the … Read more

Genes do not determine your health

You only “inherit” a small percentage of your health outcomes – environmental impacts or epigenetics hold the key. Millions of research hours have been put into the complex field of geroscience to answer the age-old question of why some people age better than others. Recent twin studies revealed that heritable genetics may only play a … Read more