Incredible genes’ can only do so much to counteract an unhealthy lifestyle

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What defines our health? Scientists know it’s some combination of genes, the environment, and the choices we make. But which one has the most impact? Last week, results of Donald Trump’s annual physical showed that, despite boasting a diet of high-fat, low-fiber foods, our President isn’t in bad health for a 71-year-old. His doctor, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, says that’s due to “incredible genes.” How much can your genetic material protect you from unhealthy lifestyle choices?   What defines our health