What exactly are DNA Diets?
DNA diets are individualized diets based on a person’s genetic data. They are based on nutrigenomics, a relatively new science that examines the effect of genetic variation on the body’s metabolism. These diets involve a genetic test that establishes your genetic makeup. From the test results, a health professional determines the right food and exercise for you so as to maximize your ability to lose weight.
Aren’t DNA diets same as other weight loss diets?
As much as DNA and other weight loss diets involve healthy eating and exercise, there is a difference between the two. Most weight loss diets assume a one-size-fits-all approach. Just as people react differently to the same medication, they also react differently to the same diets. DNA diets are personalized genetic-based diets. They are based on your unique genetic fingerprint obtained from the genetic test. The test aims to establish what type of diet works for you so as to maximize your ability to lose weight. [Read more…]