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November 2006, a study led by David Martin (an oncologist at the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute in California) tested whether a mouse’s diet alone can affect its descendants.

The researchers fed meals high in minerals and vitamins – such as B12 – to pregnant mice that have a gene that… increases the likelihood that they will grow obese and develop diabetes and cancer. On the new diet, the mice produced offspring that were less vulnerable to disease.”