The Next 50 Years: Your Perfect Meal and Exercise Plan


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By University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Sciences, and Marc Airhart. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be able to follow a specific diet or exercise plan and others fail? The answer might have to do with factors unique to each person, like their microbiomes and genetics. Geneticist Molly Bray is working toward a future where each person gets a diet and exercise plan optimized just for them. She shares her vision for how this would work in this latest episode of our miniseries, The Next 50 Years.

Check out more podcasts and essays in this series:

Learn about the ongoing TIGER Study, which explores how genes may alter a person’s response to exercise and diet interventions:

Read about a 2015 summary report on the genetics of weight loss by some of the leading experts in this field, including Molly Bray:

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