What Is geneDecode™ Fitness?
What Is Nutrigenetics & Personalised Nutrition?
The excitement surrounding nutrigenetics stems from the notion that it’s the foundation of personalized nutrition. Clearly, population-based dietary recommendations are helpful, but they aren’t adequate for all individuals since people respond differently to diets. Personalized nutrition bases dietary recommendations on genetic predisposition to disease. The idea is that once personalized nutrition is integrated into routine care, patients can be genotyped for specific genetic variations, made aware of their chronic disease risk and nutrient deficiencies, and given strategies to dramatically reduce their risk.
What You Can Get Out Of geneDecode™ Fitness Tests?
By doing the test you will know
- your individuals response to the basic types of nutrients (carbohydrates, saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids)
- a number of important genetic predisposition to obesity, inadequate cholesterol, triglyceride and blood sugar levels, bone density, etc.
- your genetic risk for lacking the most important vitamins and minerals
your metabolic characteristics, exposure to oxidative stress, perception of taste and smell, and other factors that influence diet and lifestyle
- what kind of exercises that suit your body needs most
your personalised dietary guidelines and lifestyle guidance based on the findings from personal genetic makeup
- a nutritional/food product lists allowing you to choose from to meet the daily needs of the most important macro-nutrients, vitamins and minerals
Who Can Benefit From geneDecode™ Fitness?
Anyone who wants to
a) achieve optimal body weight
b) reduce the risk of developing some of the most common diseases of modern times
c) achieve greater vitality and beauty
d) maintain a healthy and youthful appearance
e) follow optimal exercise program
f) adapt diet and lifestyle in accordance with the genetic makeup
Anyone, regardless of age, gender, weight, height and physical activity can benefit from the analysis, as the recommendations take into consideration all those aspects
What Is The Meaning Of "Heritability"?
How Do We Interpret And Apply The Result Of The Genetic Analysis?
Like all other genetic susceptibility analysis, this genetic analysis is not a crystal ball that predicts your future. It is a scientifically-based starting point for calculating the genetic burden, which shows us the level of probability of developing certain diseases or traits due to our genetic predisposition.
Taking into consideration the fact that both genes and the environment affect us, information of this kind can help us maximize our genetic strengths and reduce the risk of getting sick through the right diet and exercise. It also encourages us to be proactive in managing the way we live our life e.g. by quitting smoking, by early preventive examinations etc.