Saturday, August 4, 2018

Genetic Jackpot Episode 9: Exploring the link between weight loss, diet and genetics


How important are your genes when it comes to fitting in your jeans? In this week’s episode of Genetic Jackpot, we explore how genes can impact obesity and the food you like.

We speak to Emily Brown of Genetic Garden about how your genes, diet and overall health can be connected.

We also have a discussion about the obesity gene and while it may exist, it doesn’t serve as a permanent road map to your life and Nick shares his story of his 320-pound weight loss journey.


  Episode 8: The backlog of thousands of untested rape kits

  Episode 7: Chicago news anchor’s journey to Africa for answers

  Episode 6: Helping younger generations become aware of DNA

  Episode 5: DNA’s Role in the Golden State Killer Case

  Episode 4: Opening up the “Pandora’s Box”

  Episode 3: Pets and DNA

  Episode 2: To test or not to test?

  Episode #1: An introduction to The Genetic Jackpot