Birth defect risk affected by father's diet, study suggests

A study led by McGill researcher Sarah Kimmins suggests that the father’s diet before conception may play an equally important role in the health of their offspring. It also raises concerns about the long-term effects of current Western diets and of food insecurity.

Here are three links to information on this latest discovery

https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/you-are-what-your-father-eats-231995

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/birth-defect-risk-affected-by-father-s-diet-study-suggests-1.2458179

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/your-dad-s-diet-before-your-conception-may-have-affected-your-health-study-1.1583385