Is Smoking Bad For My DNA?

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 […]

Exercise and weight: weight gain when you exercise less

Exercise and weight: weight gain when you exercise less

With our Sport DNA test we can see whether you have a genetic predisposition to gain weight faster if you exercise less. Many people search for  lose weight without exercising on the internet. We call this the risk of overweight due to inactive lifestyle. Effect of exercise on body weight Physical activity influences the body’s energy […]

Lifestyle and health

Lifestyle and health

Taking care of your health and working on it doesn’t have to be expensive. A number of things you can do are virtually free such as: drink water, yawn and sleep. Yawn? Yes, yawning is also according to=”research good for your health. Read more below why! Water We’ve all heard about it before: drink enough! The […]

Antibiotics from nature

Antibiotics from nature

Due to the increased use of antibiotics in recent years, many types of bacteria have become resistant to antibiotics. This makes it increasingly difficult for us to get rid of bacterial infections. To discover new antibiotics we have to go back to nature. A study by a microbiologist at the University of Tübingen in Germany […]

Heat: can you handle it?

Heat: can you handle it?

We have had really summery weather in the Netherlands for many days. Some people really like the heat, while others absolutely can’t stand it. What could be the cause of this big difference? They did research on this at the University of Arizona. Habituation and evolution One of the possible causes can be found in […]

Healthy weight

Healthy weight

For a healthy weight you have to look for your daily energy needs and your calorie intake. Calculating your energy needs will give you more insight into how much (basic) energy your body needs. You should also look at your activity level. With our DNA test food we look at your genetic predisposition for everything […]

Your body as the recipe book for a personalized diet

Your body as the recipe book for a personalized diet

Summer is almost upon us, and for many people that is a good reason to lose those winter kilos. While one can easily lose weight by eating fewer snacks, the other has already followed different types of diets without success. Could a personalized diet based on your DNA help you lose weight faster? One-size-fits-all principle Are carbohydrates […]