There is a difference between our genes and our genetic expression. For example, two recent articlessummarize results indicating that when people ate a healthy diet including lots of vegetables and fruits, they had NO INCREASED RISK of heart disease even though they carried a high-risk gene for heart disease. Research is indicating that “epigenetics” (the gene environment) is critical to gene expression. Are your genes residing in a healthy neighborhood or a toxic one? Click here and here for more information.