lifestyle

23andMe Releases First-of-its Kind Genetic Weight Report

March 02, 2017
23andMe scientists created a first of its kind genetic weight report that uses machine learning techniques to estimate BMI based on genetics and lifestyle to calculate customers genetic predisposition to weigh more or less than average. The report also provides insight into which lifestyle factors might make the biggest difference for a person’s own weight.
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Exercise Can Modify DNA in Fat Cells

August 30, 2013
By Sheel Dandekar Not convinced that those trips to the gym are making a difference?  Think again. In a recent study in PloS Genetics, researchers from Lund University in Sweden...
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SNPwatch: Jeans Too Tight? Don’t Just Blame Your Genes.

September 23, 2010
In 2009, 27% of Americans met the clinical criteria for obesity–a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater–7 percentage points higher than a mere 9 years earlier. Even this...
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