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Changing Lives Through DNA Genetic Testing
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Weight Management --An Exercise Prescription Based On Your Genes

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2017 5:42:30 PM / by Dr Chan Hoi Chung Samuel posted in DNA Testing, Diet & Eating, Exercise 2 min read time

What causes obesity?


Obesity is normally the result of excessive calorie intake, a lack of healthy exercise, or a combination of the two. Sometimes disease or pre-existing conditions can also be a contributing factor. Consuming fewer calories or increasing regular exercise leads to weight loss, but exactly how beneficial these actions are to weight reduction for a particular person depends very much on his/her genetic makeup.



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Weight Control and Three Benefits From a DNA Test Based Diet

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2017 3:34:30 PM / by The AGS Team posted in DNA Testing, Diet & Eating, Exercise 3 min read time

Are you having trouble reaching your health or weight goals? 

 

In a recent post entitled "Thanks Science! 3 health benefits of a DNA diet" on TheList.com, author Lindsey Granger interviewed AGS nutritionist Sharon Brack. Granger asked Brack about weight control and three distinct areas where a genetic test for health and wellness can help. 

She quotes Brack as saying, "The answer could be in your DNA". Pointing out that "genetic testing can dial in to exactly what you need for optimal health and finding out about three health benefits." Based on your unique genes, an AGS genetic test helps identify:

  • The best fitness and exercise program
  • What to eat and drink
  • What vitamins and supplements your body needs 

You can watch the complete video and interview below...



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Can I take a DNA test during pregnancy?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2017 7:59:15 AM / by Alex Olson posted in DNA Testing, Pregnancy 2 min read time

To test or not to test?



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Top 5 Questions When Shopping for DNA Genetic Testing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2017 3:57:08 PM / by Alex Olson posted in DNA Testing, best genetic testing companies 4 min read time

Not all DNA Genetic tests are created equal.

Some say we are in the age of a biotech boom! Genetic testing is gaining more and more recognition and becoming less and less scary, but most people still think all genetic tests are alike. The most well known genetic testing companies have dramatically expanded the array of their genetic tests and lowered the price making the final report more informative at a price everyone can afford. This is happening, in part, due to advancing technologies allowing sequencing of more genes at a lesser cost compared to years past. Within the next year, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate in genetic testing in the United States alone. It is anticipated that this number will continue to increase due to the plunge in costs as technology becomes widely prevalent. There are many types of genetic tests out there and are wildly different from each other.



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What Vitamins Should I Take Daily?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2017 8:07:10 AM / by Alex Olson posted in Achieve Optimal Fitness and Health, DNA Testing, Vitamins 3 min read time

"AGS' Health and Wellness Genetic testing will show YOU which vitamins you may need"


Vitamins are needed for a number of reasons and our bodies would not function without them. On a daily basis we eat foods with vitamins especially fruits and vegetables, but when we don’t eat enough of these foods, we miss essential nutrients. This is a problem because these nutrients can lower our risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, to keep our immune system healthy, and other health conditions.



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