127: Dr. Anthony Jay - What Your Genes Can Tell You About Your Health Risks

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You probably already know that your genes dictate things like your hair color, eye color, and how tall you are, but did you know they can also give you important details on your health risks for conditions like obesity and type 2 diabetes?

And that’s just the beginning.

As Dr. Anthony Jay, a best-selling author and lead researcher for the Mayo Clinic, shares in this episode, your genes can also clue you into a number of different health issues.

They can tell you how your lifestyle can affect your health, what your risk factors are for chronic diseases, the best exercises to perform, and how you handle vitamins and hormonal issues, among other things.

Dr. Jay also shows how modifying certain things can change the way your genes are affected and he shares all of this in this podcast episode.

When you tune in, you’ll hear Dr. Jay go through Dr. Anthony Gustin’s genetic report to share what he should and shouldn’t do to mitigate his health risks and improve his overall health.

Dr. Anthony Jay received his Ph.D in biochemistry from Boston University’s Medical School where he later went off to study Alzheimer’s disease, hormonal health, fats, and cholesterol.

He then went on to become a lead researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he spends his time studying epigenetics, infrared light, and stem cells.

He also published a best-selling book titled, Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile, to show people how removing hormone disrupting chemicals from your life can improve your health.

When you tune in, you’ll discover how it’s possible to improve your health by understanding your specific genes better.

Check out the episode now to learn more!

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