Study: Our DNA changes with the seasons

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Our DNA changes with the seasons, just like the weather, according to a new study.

According to research, DNA reacts to the seasons and in turn changes the body's chemistry depending on the time of year, the study found in the winter, your blood contains a denser blend of immune responders, while in the summer -- your blood has more fat-burning, body-building, water-retaining hormones.

The researchers say these seasonal changes could provide insight into inflammatory diseases such as hypertension, and autoimmune diseases like Type 1 Diabetes.

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