Genetic differences determine how various foods affect us. For example, what kind of tastes we like, wether or not to avoid snacking, what kind of food makes us gain weight and what’s the right balance between fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
Is fat something that you should avoid while dieting? No, does not have to be. Depending on your genotype, it may be that increasing the intake of unsaturated fats has a beneficial effect on your body weight. Are you following Mediterranean diet (which is characterized by moderate consumption of protein), because it sounds healthy? Well, it may be that according to your genes, a high-protein diet would be more beneficial for you. This is also the case with carbohydrates and saturated fats – they are not equally bad or good to everyone. Some people can eat a diet high in chocolate and carbohydrates, whilst others need to follow specific portions. The only way to know what works for you is to look at your genetic profile. How can you do that?
Personal recommendations without leaving home
The genetic research has made a great leap in recent years, making it possible to take a gene test conveniently at home. The Weight gene test from myInnergo, create by british and European scientists, analyzes your cheek cells from the buccal swab. You will get a test kit, take a DNA sample and send it back by post. After that comes the ‘hardest’ part – looking forward to the feedback!
The results will let you know:
What kind of diet fits you the best – which is the most suitable balance between fats, proteins and carbohydrates.
What is more important for you – to eat less or to exercise mroe.
How much should you eat calories
Additionally, a sample menu comes with the package The price, 99, is moderate considering the fact that these recommendations are valid for your whole life as the genes do not change.