Month: October 2018

The Role of Whole-Genome Sequencing in Weight Loss

The vast majority of the population struggles to maintain a healthy weight and a general level of healthy fitness. People try diet after diet and endless numbers of exercise programs. Most eventually give up when they see no results. Even after trying to get fit and thin, they might infuriatingly find themselves gaining even more weight.

Genetics, diet, and weight loss

Many people, as they embark on their struggle with weight, follow all of the recommended tips for weight loss, and find it just doesn’t work for them. However, some weight loss plans do work for some people — just not for everyone. When every woman in your family develops what is basically a “beer belly” during middle-age, it is difficult not to conclude that genetics are somehow involved in this battle against the bulge.

Whole genome sequencing

In the past, genetic tests required knowledge of the specific gene and … Read More