May 24, 2021 Healthy parent, healthy child

Does your lifestyle matter if you're going to have kids?

Through the emerging field of epigenetics we are learning that the health of parents affects the health of their children. And surprisingly, this applies to the father as well as the mother.

Lamarkian theories aside, this notion goes back to the Dutch Famine of 1944-45 that revealed how nutrition can be linked to offspring.

Sundus Nizamani is a PhD researcher at the Faculty of Health, University of Canberra. You get involved with her study via her Facebook page Fun, informative and an opportunity to learn about heath.

Interview by Rod