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.

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.

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)

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.

The Link Between Vitamin D, MS, and Your Genes

Is there a link between Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS)? Many researchers are speculating a connection. Learn more about the research and check your own 23andMe and AncestryDNA data.