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How does one's food pattern over time contribute to the development of diseases?

What do you think is the interplay between genetics and eating habits?

How early should one be concerned with preventing diseases? Infancy?

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1) How does one's food pattern over time contribute to the development of diseases?

The food supply in the United States is remarkably safe. Nevertheless, food can become contaminated with a variety of germs.

After eating contaminated food, people can develop anything from a short, mild illness, often mistakenly referred to as "food poisoning," to life-threatening disease. CDC estimates that 76 million Americans get sick, more than 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 people die from foodborne illnesses each year.

2) What do you think is the interplay between genetics and eating habits?

Science shows that genetics plays a role in obesity. Genes can directly cause obesity in disorders ...

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