Choline – An Essential Nutrient

An essential nutrient, your need for choline from foods is greatly influenced by your genes. Find out whether you should be adding more choline into your diet.

SCADD

Short-chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

If you have tried fasting or perhaps a ketogenic diet and felt horrible, there could be a genetic reason. You might carry a genetic mutation that causes SCADD (short-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency).

Glucose Response: Caffeine + Sugar + Genes

Consuming caffeine along with carbohydrates changes glucose response for people with certain genetic variants and yet it doesn’t change blood glucose levels for those without the variants. Find out more about your response. (Member’s article)

Saturated Fat and Your Genes

There has been a decades-long debate about which type of fat is best: saturated fat vs polyunsaturated fat. It may depend on your genes as to which answer is right for you. Learn more about this debate and find out how your genes play a part.

Is intermittent fasting right for you?

Intermittent fasting and ketosis have a lot of benefits, but they may not be right for you. Your genes play a role in how you feel when fasting. Learn more on how this new trend might or might not be a good fit for you. (Member’s article)

Mediterranean Diet and Your Genes

A study looked at the interaction between a Mediterranean diet, genetics, and metabolic syndrome. Find out if a Mediterranean diet would work well for you. (Member’s article)

Nutrients Topic Summary Report

Utilize our Nutrients Topic Summary Reports with your 23andMe or AncestryDNA genetic data to see which articles may be most relevant to you. These summaries are attempting to distill the complex information down into just a few words. Please see the linked articles for details and complete references. (Member’s article)

Coffee: Is it right for your genes?

Wondering how your genes influence your reaction to coffee? Find out if you will benefit from drinking coffee and how this interacts with your genes. (Member’s article)

Vitamin E gene

Vitamin E, Genetics, and Inflammation

Vitamin E, an antioxidant, is often promoted to prevent cardiovascular disease and LDL cholesterol oxidation. New research shows a genetic component to whether a person benefits from supplementation. Find out more by checking your genetic data.