Genetic Testing Questions
Ok so real simple - since 23andme doesn't give health data anymore... what's the best place to get genetic testing done? I have known AI issues and been healing that but I want to get a look at my genes and see if I have somethign weird like the... (more)
For those who got APOE 4/4 result on genetic testing (http://snpedia.com/index.php/APOE). What have you learned during your experimentation with diet, supplementation and with overall lifestyle changes?
Did you learn something that lead to a significant change in your daily routine? Do you think your health will be even better now that you have this new information? Do you trust the results? Do you think the science is too young to be... (more)
Lots of press recently on the microbiome, and a crowdfunding initiative that allows you to sequence your microbiome for only $69 (www.indiegogo.com/ubiome) What do you think? Would you share your poop with them?
I haven't done pathway genomic test but below is the link help you to resolve your question. http://www.pathwayfit.com/?page_id=458
The APOe gene encodes for a protein associated with triglyceride metabolism but its also implicated in Alzheimer's disease. It has been suggested that a variant of the APOe gene - APOe4 - may confer a survival advantage at times of famine (1) -... (more)
[This is a follow-on to my supplements question] Lots of questions around testing on PaleoHacks. Why, How, Which etc etc Let's wrap this in one amazing thread. Here is how I would like for you to answer: 1) Common name of test 1a) Which... (more)
Just got my 23andme data back -- would love to know what is the best way to get the most actionable data out of it. What should I look at that will let me make a change in my diet, lifestyle, fitness today? Anything? (more)
Chris and I were having a conversation about how some people do really awesome on pretty low carb and some people feel sick. I started getting curious about whether this might have something to do with "neanderthal ancestry." If you have DNA data... (more)
So--I have had problems for years-horrible vomiting and nausea from garlic is how it started, but now I can't eat onions, (and everything in garlic and onion family), eggs, dairy, broccoli, and beets. I am very careful to eat organic fruits and... (more)
Of all the dietary plans out there, it's the paleo system that distinguishes itself as being consistent with a rational process of ongoing learning about nutrition and self (i.e. response to a particular dietary regime). This is exemplified by the... (more)
Since I have Parkinson's on both sides (Grandparents) of my family tree, I'd like to get the most complete genetic testing for myself and family members. I have a PPO, so I can self refer, which is great. So, what are the key buzz phrases I need... (more)
I've been a member of 23andme for a while but haven't found much interesting to do with the data. It's nice to know that I don't have any hidden genetic diseases and am also not a carrier for any (my wife is) but what can I do with the rest of the... (more)
We discuss these "tests" all the time. We toss it into answers and comments and questions with ease. Probably most Paleo-heads on here know what most of these tests are and what they're for. Lately I've had people recommend about eighty billion... (more)
This came up in my Google Reader feed, and now I'm all paranoid: http://www.trackyourplaque.com/blog/2011/07/the-exception-to-low-carb.html. I want to run out and get my genes examined, but I don't know the first thing about Apo E4. My last... (more)
Ever get the feeling those drugs they are giving you aren't doing a darned thing? Maybe that's because more often then not, they aren't and now they are even admitting... (more)
Non-Africans Are Part Neanderthal, Genetic Research Shows http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718085329.htm In light of these findings, is there anything that we can extrapolate about the nutritional needs (such as macronutrient... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?