Tag: methylation

Our Take On The MTHFR Gene

Editor's note: Soon after we put up this post, the US Preventive Services Task Force released updated guidelines for folic acid supplementation that include specific mention of MTHFR. The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene, more commonly known as MTHFR, is the most asked-about gene by 23andMe ...

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Exercise Can Modify DNA in Fat Cells

By Sheel Dandekar Not convinced that those trips to the gym are making a difference?  Think again. In a recent study in PloS Genetics, researchers from Lund University in Sweden found that exercising can change how the DNA in fat cells works. With the growing number of links found between genetics and ...

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