Monica Dus

People typically think of food as calories, energy and sustenance. However, the latest evidence suggests that food also “talks” to our genome, which is the genetic blueprint that directs the way the body functions down to the cellular level. Molecular biologist Monica Dus explains what scientists are learning about the interactions among food, genes, and brains in the effort to better understand how food messages affect our biology.

Read the whole article, "What you eat can reprogram your genes – an expert explains the emerging science of nutrigenomics" in The Conversation.