Shining Genetic Light on Your Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D is essential to so many processes in the body! It isn’t actually a vitamin at all, but a prohormone that is synthesized in the skin using cholesterol in a chemical reaction with UVB radiation from the sun. Most people think of vitamin…

Thiamine – Genetic Variations in Need for B1

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble vitamin that serves as a cofactor in the metabolism of carbohydrates, branch chain amino acids, and fatty acids. It is essential, meaning you have to get it from food. Not to mention, ATP production, used in every cell…

Short-chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Have you tried fasting or a perhaps a ketogenic diet and felt horrible?  If so, one reason could be found in the way that your body uses different types of fats. Using Fat for Fuel: Short-chain fatty acids The human body is wonderfully made…

Osteoporosis Genes

Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone disease facing many of us as we age. Affecting about 54 million people in the US currently, this is a disease that is estimated to affect 50% of women and 25% of men in their lifetime.The good news here…

Coffee: Is it right for your genes?

Want to see your genetic data in the Genetic Variants section below? Select your raw genome .txt file. Privacy first! Your data stays on your computer – nothing is transferred over the internet. (Please do not use on a public computer.) ~ Clear Your…