A father's diet can determine a child's health!
- We all know how crucial a pregnant woman's nutrition is for an healthy new born. Now, consider father's diet and weight equally important. According to a new research, obese fathers cause altered gene expression in pancreas and fat of offspring - possibly leading to diabetes, obesity, chronic degenerative disease and premature aging.
There is a biological link between paternal diet, bodyweight and health at the time of conception and the health of his offspring, said a study published in the FASEB Journal.