This article is reposted by permission of the author. It originally appeared August 23nd, in Tina Chow's blog @fitchickscook.
"When I was younger, I am talking about when I was in my teens or early twenties, I used to chow down buffets all the time and not worry about weight gain. Now in my 30s, over eating is not a very comfortable feeling for both my stomach or my pant size.
I recently partnered with AGS Health to do a DNA test. The information gathered from this test is marketed as a way to help me to make smarter lifestyle choices and improve my health. I first mailed a sample of my DNA to AGS-Health and they analyzed the results and submitted a report to me. This report covered my particular food sensitivities and even suggestions on how to then tailor my nutrition and fitness needs to my personal biology and genetic makeup. It was an interesting read for sure and there were some things I was shocked about and some facts I already assumed to be true. I’ve summarized a few interesting bits of information below.