While the science behind our products is very complex, the process you will follow to obtain your genetics-based recommendations is quite simple. After you purchase a product from one of our Affiliates, you will receive a DNA collection kit. You will simply rub the sterile cotton swab in the kit along your gums for one minute, pack the sample up and send it back to our lab. Our federally certified lab will analyze your sample and within 2-3 weeks, our Affiliate will send you notification that your report is ready for you to access inside our secure web portal.
When you login to our secure web portal, you will be able to view your complete diet and lifestyle recommendations. Your report is available at any time and accessible from any connected desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
After you’ve received your report, you can schedule a consultation with one of our Affiliates. During this interaction, our Affiliate will be able to answer any questions you may have about your report and they will help you develop a plan to integrate the recommendations into your current lifestyle.
1. ORDER KIT
Place your order through our Affiliate and you will receive your DNA collection kit.
2. SEND DNA
Use the simple kit to collect a saliva sample and mail it to our lab in the same packaging.
3. ANALYZE DNA
Our lab will analyze your sample and identify your genotype.
4. GET REPORT
Our Affiliate will notify you when you are able to login to our secure portal to read and/or download your personal report.
5. GET SUPPORT
Talk to our Affiliate about additional educational and support services, such as consultations or additional reading.
Genetic testing has moved into the mainstream and is the future of preventive health. In addition to the thousands of tests being offered for medical conditions and diseases, the science and research behind genetic testing related to lifestyle and wellness markers has progressed to the point of understanding the specific genes dictating how the human body processes carbohydrates, fat, protein, micro-nutrients, etc., and how specific genes determine the effectiveness of certain fitness activities.
With the genetic testing technology and scientific understanding of the human genome available today, it is now possible to develop individually tailored nutrition and exercise programs that are based on and tailored to your unique DNA. Only now has the cost of genetic testing come down to the point where it is feasible to use this technology for health management programs offered to the general public.
Programs tailored to an individual’s DNA have proven to be much more effective than generic programs. A recent study published by the European Society of Human Genetics found that dieters employing weight management programs tailored to the individual’s genome lost up to 33% more weight than those following standard, “one size fits all” weight loss programs. With the latest genomic technology, any health management program that does not take an individual’s genetic profile into account is simply guesswork.
Clinical studies and research on genetic testing related to lifestyle and wellness markers have been rapidly increasing in quality and volume since the human genome was first mapped in 2003. As the testing technology improves and the cost of analyzing an individual’s DNA decreases, more research facilities and universities around the world are able to perform more research studies with larger test subject groups, all leading to more being discovered about the connections between genetics and preventive health.
Our Genetics Research team is led by a top researcher in the field of exercise genomics, Dr. Mark Sarzynski. Our team is constantly reviewing newly published research, and we regularly update our solution protocols to include newly identified genes and to provide our customers with the soundest scientific basis for our health management programs.
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