Ancestry Report

Genetic ancestry testing. in which genetic data are used to estimate the geographic origins of a person’s recent ancestors, has grown rapidly in popularity.

A recent estimate indicates that more than 26 million people worldwide have undergone genetic ancestry testing by direct-to-consumer (DTC) companies. These tests provide information about an individual’s ancestral roots, and they can help to connect people with their relatives, sometimes as distantly related as fourth or fifth cousins. Such information can be particularly useful when a person does not know their genealogical ancestry (eg. many adoptees and the descendants of forced migrants).

Increasingly and not without controversy, genetic ancestry testing is being used beyond its original purpose, for example, to help identify or exclude criminal suspects.2 In the clinical setting, persons may share their ancestry test results with their clinician with the expectation that the results will inform health care decisions.

How it works

Genetic ancestry testing involves the comparison of a large number of DNA variants measured in an individual with the frequencies of these variants in reference populations sampled from across the world.

Nutrigenetics

Nutrigenetics describes that the genetic profile have impact on the response of body to bioactive food components by influencing their absorption, metabolism, and site of action.

In this way, considering different aspects of gene-nutrient interaction and designing appropriate diet for every specific genotype that optimize individual health, diagnosis and nutritional treatment of genome instability, we could prevent and control conversion of healthy phenotype to diseases.

Estimates of Ancestry Composition

Breakdown of estimated percentages of ancestry from different worldwide populations ranked from highest to lowest and from continental to regional levels for one of the authors.

Ancestry Report

Genetic ancestry testing can provide insights on the geographic origins of an individual’s ancestors, as well as some information that can aid in assessment of risk for some heritable conditions.

DNA Report Includes

Ancient Ancestry

Modern Ancestry

Lineage

What is Genetics?

Humans are made up of cells

Cells consist of nucleus

The nucleus is made up of chromosomes

Chromosomes are made up of DNA

DNA is made up of genes

Genes are encoded by nucleotides

Changes in nucleotides lead to genetic variations

What is Predictive Genetics?

Genetic variations make us all unique

Population prone to curly hair

Population prone to blue eyes

Population at high risk of obesity

Population at high risk of heart attack

Terms of Service

This report only provides information on genetic predispositions and may not indicate current conditions or characteristics.

The genetic risk or predisposition stated in the report is based on statistically relevant genomic research studies, which should not be considered as a diagnosis of any general health condition or well-being.

The information in the report can provide an understanding of one's genetic risks and can help in making informed decisions regarding one's well-being and goals.

The traits in the report are not genetically linked; their genetic associations are independent of each other. Therefore, each trait score and each interpretation are independent of each other.

Please consult your physician or other qualified healthcare professional before making any changes related to diet, fitness, health and wellness.

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