According to a recent study the mother's diet right before impregnation and immediately after it affects the baby's genotype permanently. The study was published in the Nature Communications journal. Previous animal tests have proven that diet can activate or passivate genes, but this is the first time that it has been proven with humans.
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Pregnant mother's diet affects the baby's genes
Researchers followed women's diets in Gambia, where frequent rainy and dry seasons affect women's eating significantly.