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Changing Lives Through DNA Genetic Testing
The AGS Blog & Press Releases

COMT Gene, Worriers and Warriors

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2017 5:22:41 PM / by James McGivern posted in Genetic Testing, Allele's

Many of us live fast-paced and stressful lives:

From the classroom to the workplace, it's not uncommon for people to describe their working-lives as a pressure cooker. Some people handle this challenge well – even thrive on it – while others may experience burn-out, including negative physical and mental side-effects.


These two personality types – commonly dubbed “worriers and warriors” – made it into the spotlight over the last couple of years, as we begin to look at how these pressures affect us in an increasingly fast paced world.

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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Genetic Tests

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2017 11:10:08 AM / by Alex Olson posted in Genetic Testing 101, FAQ's

When considering a DNA genetic test, many questions arise, or they should. It is important to ask questions and to educate yourself before purchasing any test. At AGS, our mission is to empower all our clients with unique and actionable genetic data enabling smarter lifestyle choices. In doing so, we focus on educating our clients first before they buy a test! We also do this to make genetics more approachable and less scary. In the process of educating prospective buyers, we get asked many questions on a regular basis -- here are top five questions we at AGS are asked about prior to purchasing a test:


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Optimal Fitness: How Fit Are You?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2017 4:12:40 PM / by Kendall Utter posted in Achieve Optimal Fitness and Health

"...How Fit am I?":

I asked myself 'How fit am I?' the other day and I quickly answered 'I am a fit person'. Then I asked myself 'Am I at my optimal fitness level?' ... and sadly, I had to answer 'No...'.

At first, I wasn’t sure what it meant to be at optimal fitness. So, of course, I looked it up. Let's just say I was not expecting what I found. 

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Factor 75 offers clients AGS' DNA test to create optimized meal plans

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Josh Weiss posted in press release, Factor 75, Lite Health & Wellness Kit

Advanced Genomic Solutions Partners with Factor 75 to Provide Gene-Tailored Optimized Nutrition Meal Plans

Online Personal Chef service offers clients DNA test to create personalized meal plans


Scottsdale, Ariz. (October 2, 2017) – Advanced Genomic Solutions (AGS) is excited to announce its partnership with Factor 75 LLC (Factor 75) a science-based prepared-meal delivery service. Based on AGS’ Health & Wellness DNA Test, Factor 75 in-house dietitians and chefs will be able to recommend and customize each customer’s meals to fit the proper ratios of macronutrients and micronutrients (i.e. proteins, carbs, and fats) that their unique body genetically needs to optimize their health and fitness.

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Depressed or Vitamin Deficient?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2017 8:31:36 AM / by Kelly Harkins posted in Diet & Eating, Vitamins

If a person went to his/her primary care physician and complained of symptoms of feeling worthless, irritable, insomnia, fatigue, guilt, persistent sadness, anxiety, weight gain or loss, decreased or increased appetite, and loss of interest in regular activities, it is highly probable this individual would leave that office with a diagnosis of Depression and/or a prescription for an antidepressant.

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