Homocysteine is a natural compound in the body. It is often linked with an increased risk of heart disease. High concentrations are seen as bad, but does that mean all homocysteine is harmful? Not exactly!Read More
Many people blame their genes for poor health, chronic conditions, or less-than-perfect physiques. But did you know that your genes are actually not as all-powerful as that?Read More
Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is: Genes vs. Enzymes: Do you know the difference?Read More
Genetic home testing has become wildly popular in recent years. In the past, the only genetic testing offered was through healthcare providers when there was an increased family risk of a particular health issue. Take breast cancer for example. Testing for the BRCA mutation status, doctors can identify risk factors that give more information to act.
In recent years, anyone can have access to their genetic information from the comfort of home. Simply fill a tube with saliva and wait for the results!Read More