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

Exciting Possibilities of DNA Testing... But Keep in Mind the Risks

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2017 2:09:26 PM / by The AGS Team posted in DNA Testing, Privacy

In a recent article entitled, “How staggering advances in DNA testing help our lifestyle choices", from the South China Morning Post in which the author Tim Noonan wrote about the major technological and scientific advances in DNA testing have evolved so rapidly that one year seems like a lifetime ago. 

 

As researchers come to understand genetics better, breaking down the information is getting easier.

 



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A Toast To Low Calorie Holiday Cocktails

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 12:48:22 PM / by Alex Olson posted in Holiday Recipes

The holidays are meant for being with friends and family, and for toasting the good that has happened that year or for the future. But during the holidays, we often worry about eating too much of our favorite foods and forget to pay attention to the drinks we consume. Alcoholic beverages can be a big calorie bomb, especially during the holidays when everything tends to run a little bit sweeter. But no need to worry! There is always a way to enjoy the occasional treat in a healthy and responsible way.



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7 Ways to use your FSA Funds before you lose them

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2017 10:39:46 AM / by Lance Bennett posted in Genetic Testing, Flexible Spending Accounts

Flex spending accounts (FSAs) can offer a lot of freedom in how we pay for health care, but many people don't realize that not all of the money in the account can be carried over to the following year. Many employers only allow $500 to be carried over annually, which means that if you don't spend your money, you could lose out on it.

FSA money can be used for many qualified purchases. Here are seven ways to get the most out of your FSA spending money before the end of the year.



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Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice - Healthy Holiday Recipes

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Nicole Urban posted in Diet & Eating, Healthy eating, Holiday Recipes

 Well Thanksgiving may be over, but we know many of you still have that craving for pumpkin, even after autumn ends. Well we've got you covered! This pumpkin spice recipe guide is perfect for you! And as we learned earlier this month, canned pumpkin is just as healthy as fresh pumpkin. So forget about what is or isn't seasonal – here are few healthy pumpkin recipes that are easy-peasy treats not cheats!



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3 Healthy Alternatives for Your Favorite Fall Foods and Drinks

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Catherine Levesque posted in Healthy eating, Holiday Recipes

Now that we're "officially" in the holiday season, we find ourselves faced once again with many of our favorite foods. There seems to be a constant struggle between trying to be health-conscious and wanting to indulge in an entire box of apple-cider donuts. Luckily, you don’t have to compromise. Here are three Fall food ideas that are as healthy as they are delicious.



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