Dean Ornish – Your genes are not your fate

May 28, 2011 in Ignite, TED talks by

This is a heartwarming idea – that our lifestyle can ‘switch on’ our good genes, and cause our biology to express the most useful parts of ourselves, if given the right amount of relaxation, challenge and reward.

While people who eat broccoli still die (thanks to Frank Farrelly for pointing that out) those who eat well, have fun, exercise hard, work hard and rest well are rewarded. They are blessed with the ability to properly enjoy the brief moment that passes between being not born yet and being dead already.