DNA Testing

What is DNA?

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DNA is your unique genetic code that makes you who you are. DNA testing allows us to provide a personalized report that makes sense of your DNA and what that means for your lifestyle.

Don’t worry, this article isn’t aimed to bring back nightmares from your days in Biology class. It is to offer a high level overview of DNA and how it affects all of us.

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DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid

DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid which is a molecular structure that contains the secrets of your life in a personal and unique genetic code. It provides the codes to make proteins in your body and the building blocks of everything in your body. The order of each building block in your genome is what gives you your distinct and personal code compared to your friend, partner, spouse, and co-worker. Some DNA is expressed and some are silent. The variations and possible combinations are endless. That’s why no one can replicate your exact code.

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Your DNA can be tested to evaluate for certain things such as mutations that may cause disease based on a database of millions of other people who have certain diseases and the same mutation in their genome. Your DNA can also provide a peek into which medications are better suited for you, fitness routines, diet plans, and even your ancestry.

We offer DNA testing through a saliva sample that is easy to obtain at home and mail to our partner lab. After the DNA analysis we will provide you with a detailed personalized report about the interesting findings based on your DNA. Give it a try today!

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