Epigenetics is a relatively new science and term so I thought I would create a video giving you the epigenetics definition.
I wanted to provide you with a quick video blog on an epigenetics definition. Most people that I speak with daily have no idea what it is and when you start to give an epigenetics definition there eyes start to cross.
Epigenetics is a relatively new science, it was discovered within the last 10 years. It started when a group of the leading scientists and doctors from around the world got together a what was called the Human Genome Project in 2003.
The goal of the Human Genome Project was to map every gene in the human body and ultimately see if our DNA or genome could be altered, changed or controlled. As a result of this project it was determined what scientists had long known, our DNA could not be changed.
However, the life changing and biggest scientific discovery of the last 100 years was the identification of our epigenome or epigenetic layer. “Epi” means higher or above, so it’s the layer above our DNA or genome, our epigenetic layer!