DNA is not destiny. The scientific view of what determines life span or how a person ages has swung back and forth. Is longevity a genetic gift or is it about our lifestyle? Recent studies have shown that genes may not be so important in determining how long you live – or whether you will get certain diseases.
The new science of Epigenetics tells us that our ultimate power over health and well-being is in our own lifestyle, behavior and consciousness that impacts the expression of the molecular structures called genes.