TEDTalks - Dr. Dean Ornish: Your Genes are not your Fate
About this talk: Dean Ornish shares new research that shows how adopting healthy lifestyle habits can affect a person at a genetic level. For instance, he says, when you live healthier, eat better, exercise, and love more, your brain cells actually increase.
Time 3:10 minutes; Filmed March 2008; Posted on TED: June 2008
About Dean Ornish: Dean Ornish is a clinical professor at UCSF and founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He's a leading expert on fighting illness -- particularly heart disease with dietary and and lifestyle changes.
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