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Genetic Lifehacks: Understand your genes.

Learn from your genetic data:

Genetic Lifehacks makes it easy to use your genetic data raw data file from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and more.

  1. Learn how your genes influence your health, nutrition, longevity, and wellness.
  2. View the research-backed solutions with explanations of genetic interactions.
  3. Decide what will work best for you.

No ads. No slant. Just science-driven information to empower you to make informed decisions.


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Topic: Hormones

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Topic: Metabolic Health

  • Adenoviruses: Causing Weight Gain and Obesity
    There have been several interesting studies linking obesity to a viral infection, specifically an adenovirus. Learn more about this virus and its association with obesity.
  • Insulin Resistance and Genetics: Finding the Root Cause
    Genetics combined with diet causes insulin resistance. While dietary sugar can be involved, genetic research points to BCAAs as having a causal role in IR.
  • Eating Habits: Snacking and Hunger
    Our genes influence our eating habits, often in ways we aren’t consciously aware of! If you are struggling with your eating habits, understanding your genetic variants may give insight into why and how to change your eating for the better.  

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Topic: Traits
  • Dyslexia: Genes + Early Life Stressors
    While dyslexia is known to run in families, the role of genetics in dyslexia is still being determined. Here is a quick look at some of the genes involved in dyslexia, affecting around 10% of the population.
  • Mosquito Bite Genes: Are you a mosquito magnet?
    Do you feel like you are a magnet for mosquitoes? Genetic variants do play a role in how attractive you are to mosquitoes.
  • Will you go bald? Genetics and hair loss
    What causes male pattern baldness? A combination of genetics, nutrition, and environmental toxins come together to form the risk factors for baldness. But genetics really seems to rule the roost here.

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My Story…

Hi! I’m Debbie Moon. Welcome to Genetic Lifehacks.

When I first had my genetic data sequenced, I was both amazed at the research available in academic journals and frustrated by the difficult language and disconnected topics.

Genetic Lifehacks began as a way to share what I was learning about genetics with my family and friends.

My goal has always been to freely share information so that everyone can benefit.

As the website grew in popularity, I decided that I needed to know more… both more about genetics and more about how the pieces of the biological systems fit together. Since my undergraduate degree was in engineering, I went back to school and received my Master’s degree in Biological Sciences from Clemson University in 2019.

Now a full-time endeavor, Genetic Lifehacks has reached over 2.5 million readers, equipping people to use their genetic data to optimize their health. 

Debbie Moon, Founder of Genetic Lifehacks