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Health, Nutrition, and Fitness

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Health, Nutrition, and Fitness

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Test Overview

Learn how your genes can impact your health, nutrient intake, and even your fitness. A number of genes are now known to influence how our bodies process certain food types (a science known as nutrigenomics). A handful of genes are also implicated in our inherent fitness and performance attributes. Learning as much about this as possible can help guide our training and exercise needs.

What do we test for?

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Health and Fitness

(Aims / Genes)

Nutrigenomics

(Aims / Genes)

Which Genes Do We Analyse for This Test?

Health and Fitness

Endurance / Power profile / Injury risk

Aim(s): Endurance profile, muscle damage

Gene(s) tested: ACE

Endurance / Power profile

Aim(s): Muscle type (endurance / sprinter / athlete)

Gene(s) tested: ACTN3

Aim(s): Endurance profile

Gene(s) tested: ADBR3

Aerobic profile

Aim(s): Endurance profile (VO2 max)

Gene(s) tested: PPARGC1A

Injury risk

Aim(s): Tendon and ligament injury

Gene(s) tested: COL1A1, COL5A1

Bone density

Aim(s): Vitamin D levels and requirements

Gene(s) tested: VDR

Nutrigenomics

Caffeine

Aim(s): Caffeine metabolism

Gene(s) tested: CYP1A2*1F

Aim(s): Caffeine consumption

Gene(s) tested: CYP1A2, AHR

Lactose

Aim(s): Lactose intolerance

Gene(s) tested: LCT

Alcohol

Aim(s): Alcohol metabolism

Gene(s) tested: ALDH2*2

Vitamins

Aim(s): Folic acid metabolism

Gene(s) tested: MTHFR

Diet

Aim(s): Type 2 diabetes and triglyceride levels

Gene(s) tested: PPARG

Aim(s): Response to diet

Gene(s) tested: APOA5

Aim(s): Measure of obesity

Gene(s) tested: FTO

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