Deepak Chopra: Are Your Genes Your Destiny?

Genes are units of heredity that code for every protein that occur in our body and are transferred from one generation to another. Are genes deterministic? Is it possible to “turn on” genes that are good for you and turn off the genes that not?

In this episode of “Ask Deepak” on The Chopra Well, Deepak discusses how good sleep, stress management, good nutrition, exercise, and healthy emotional relationships can have an effect on our genes and how they are expressed. Check it out!

It may seem hard to believe that habits and lifestyle choices can have as much of an effect on our lives as our genes, but the key lies in the triggers that influence how our genes are expressed. Yet more reason to nurture a healthy lifestyle and take care of our bodies and minds!

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