Jouw VO2max verhogen door specifiek te trainen
De grote droom van iedere (duur)sporter: een zo hoog mogelijke maximale zuurstofopname (VO2max). Maar wist je dat de mate waarin training invloed heeft op het verhogen van de VO2 max deels genetisch bepaald is? Wat de VO2 max precies is, wat de trainbaarheid hiervan inhoudt en hoe je dat toepast in jouw training, leggen we hieronder uit. […]
Chromosome pair: two meters of DNA per cell
We have two copies of each chromosome. One is from the father and one from the mother. These two equal, but not identical chromosomes together form a chromosome pair. This does not only work with humans, but with many other organisms. These are the so-called diploid organisms. 23 chromosome pairs A human body cell contains […]
Why is my hair turning gray?
Several studies have been conducted into scalp hair, in particular into the cause of the color and thickness, but also baldness. All these properties of the hair are caused by certain genes. Many of those genes work together to express themselves. For example, five different genes are active for the color of the hair, which […]
Is Smoking Bad For My DNA?
It was already clear to us that smoking is very unhealthy. We hear and read every day about the negative impact of smoking on our lungs, for example. We also all know that smoking reduces the number of years of life. We often see all these messages passing by and are reinforced by sinister pictures […]
Allergies and DNA
Strawberries, pollen, chocolate and even a jackhammer, lawnmowers or bumpy bus rides can cause hives, rashes or headaches in some people, leaving them feeling very tired. So these people get an allergic reaction. Omnigen is researching the DNA allergy test. Genes and allergies The cause of the allergic reaction has long been a mystery and appears […]
Olympic rower Govert Viergever talks about the DNA diet
“In top sport it’s about points of percentages. And you’d be crazy for that if you didn’t use certain techniques. And certainly if they are as simple and non-invasive as just spitting into a tube and sending it to a lab.” To win a medal at the next Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. That […]
In our DNA test about the skin, dermagenomics, you get information about the genetic predisposition to acne, UV sensitivity and intrinsic house aging. We examine your DNA for these components and provide information and advice based on your genetic profile. The largest organ The skin is the largest organ of our body and the essential […]
We provide you with information based on your genetic profile about your percentage of fat, proteins and carbohydrates. We call this the macronutrient balance. Each macronutrient is examined by us with your DNA Test food. A healthy diet Macronutrients are the nutrients that we consume in large quantities and that provide our bodies with energy […]
In our DNA test food we provide information based on your genetic profile about folic acid, vitamin B6/B12/C/D, calcium and iron. These are the micronutrients. Find out now if you have an increased risk of a deficiency of certain vitamins and minerals. We’ll show you exactly your recommended daily allowance for all 26 essential micronutrients. […]
In our DNA test about nutrition we provide information about high blood pressure in combination with high blood pressure. salt intake, based on your genetic profile. We look at the salt sensitivity. What is salt sensitivity? Salt sensitivity describes the effect that salt intake has on blood pressure. The basic component of (table) salt is […]