Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Obesity is
What does this mean?
Likely to have typical risk of obesity Your genotype shows that you have a typical risk of obesity. Maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Obesity.
Risk Factors Can Influence The Risk of Developing Obesity
Genetics are NOT the only risk factor for Obesity.
Obesity is believed to be caused by a combination of environmental, genetic and lifestyle factors. Now that you have learnt about your genetic risk, you can determine how aggressively you need to make lifestyle changes to reduce your risk.
The earlier in your life that you commit to living a healthy lifestyle, the more you can reduce your risk for or delay the development of Obesity.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- Consume low-carbohydrates diet to enhance weight loss
- Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain products to achieve and maintain weight
- Choose lean meats, poultry, fish, lentils, and beans for protein
- Drink lots of water and limit sugar-sweetened beverages
- Limit consumption of sugar and saturated fat
- Yogurt consumption is found to be associated with lower body mass index, lower body weight and smaller waist circumference. Consume yogurt to prevent weight gain and obesity
- Eggs are high in protein and healthy fats. Consume eggs combined with an energy-deficit diet during breakfast enhances weight loss.
- Increase daily physical activity to reduce obesity and prevent weight gain.