Scientists have described how a father's diet will affect the future health of the child. To explore this issue the professionals connected their knowledge in the field of epigenetics, the science of the impacts on the body in addition to genes and DNA.
It turned out that the father's addiction to fast food and sweet products creates additional risk for the development of the future child for obesity, even assuming that any specific changes in the structures of genes of the father is not.
Experts from the University of Copenhagen recommend the parents to take care of their health long before conceiving a child. Planning pregnancy should occur at least 6 months prior to conception and start with a full examination of the partners.