Mushroom intolerance genes

Mushroom intolerance and your genes

Mushrooms contain a healthy antioxidant called ergothioneine. But for people with an OCTN1 genetic variant, this antioxidant can be too much of a good thing, leading to intestinal problems. Check your genetic data to see if you carry this mushroom intolerance variant.

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.

Vitamin E and its role in Genetics and Inflammation

Vitamin E is an antioxidant often promoted as a supplement that prevents cardiovascular disease and the oxidation of LDL cholesterol. New research shows a genetic component to whether a person benefits from supplementing. Find out more by checking your genetic data.