By Sarah Stewart
If you've ever tried to lose a few kilos you probably know all about fat and carbs.
But did you know you can learn a lesson or two from sheep?
A group of Kiwi scientists are finding they have much more to tell us about our health than we might think.
The saying ' you are what you eat' has been around for years.
But there may in fact be a chance your health is actually determined by what your parents or even grandparents ate.
There is also a chance what you eat could affect what illnesses your kids get.
Watch the video for the full report.