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Lifestyle DNA Testing: Healthy Weight

Eliminate the guesswork for getting to and maintaining a healthy weight. HomeDNA™ Healthy Weight is a scientifically-based weight-management test and program that identifies your unique genetic makeup and provides diet and exercise strategies specifically tailored to your genotype.

Get ready to take control of your health!

How does it work?

Healthy Weight is a revolutionary DNA test and program that first examines 45 genetic markers (SNPs) influencing weight and then provides customized diet and exercise strategies for a healthier you. Simply collect your DNA sample using the painless, easy-to-use cheek swabs included in your kit, send them to the lab, and within a few short weeks, receive your results.

Diet Research


• Detailed analysis of the genetic markers influencing your weight

• Personalized recommendations for:

• Foods to eat—the best foods to meet your caloric needs

• Nutrients—Optimal nutrient needs and most effective supplements

• Best exercises—Ideal exercises to achieve and maintain your healthiest weight

Healthy Weight Report

The report includes a complete genetic profile for each of several healthy weight areas:

• Weight Loss Ability

• Protein, Fat, Carb Utilization

• Nutrients

• Vitamins

• Cardio Response

• Strength Training

• Exercise Regimens

Indicators for each gene show Low, Normal, and Enhanced. The profile leads to specific recommendations for diet, exercise, and nutritional supplements.

The report discusses in easy language how much protein, carbohydrates, and fat you should consume daily, which nutrients for which you may be at risk of deficiency, and which foods are good sources of those nutrients. You will learn how your body responds to various foods for energy, and thus, how best to eat in order to lose body fat. Your report also indicates how likely you are to use fat for energy during different types of exercise. It will give you specific information about fitness activities best aligned with your genetic results: which types of exercise, at what intensity, for how long, and how often.

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The Science behind the Test

Genetic testing has moved into the mainstream and is the future of preventive health. In addition to the thousands of tests being offered for medical conditions, the science behind genetic tests for lifestyle and wellness identifies specific genes dictating how the human body processes carbohydrates, fat, protein, and micronutrients, and the effectiveness of certain fitness activities.

Programs tailored to an individual’s DNA have proven to be much more effective than generic programs. A recent study found that dieters employing weight management programs tailored to the individual’s genome lost up to 33% more weight than those following standard, “one size fits all” weight loss programs. With the latest genomic technology, any health management program that does not take an individual’s genetic profile into account is simply guesswork.