Diet Management

Obesity

Studies have highlighted the role of genetic factors in obesity. Usually, these genes code for proteins involved in the regulation of satiety and food intake.

Your Result

Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Obesity is

Normal

What does it 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.

Suggested Lifestyle Changes

Dietary Recommendations

1

Consume low-carbohydrates diet to enhance weight loss

2

Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain products to achieve and maintain weight

3

Choose lean meats, poultry, fish, lentils, and beans for protein

4

Drink lots of water and limit sugar-sweetened beverages

5

Limit consumption of sugar and saturated fat

6

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

7

Eggs are high in protein and healthy fats. Consume eggs combined with an energy-deficit diet during breakfast enhances weight loss.

Lifestyle Recommendations

1

Increase daily physical activity to reduce obesity and prevent weight gain.

What Is Obesity
and How Can It Affect You

What is Obesity

A person’s body weight is determined by the sum of energy intake and energy expenditure. An imbalance between total energy intake and expenditure will results in body weight changes. One of the outcomes of this imbalance is obesity, a major global health problem, with 500 million obese individuals worldwide.

Many studies have highlighted the role of genetic factors in obesity. Usually, these genes code for proteins involved in the regulation of satiety and food intake. Some of the other factors contribute to the obesity in children includes the deficiency in the leptin hormone which causes an early-onset extreme obesity.

Symptoms To Watch Out For

Symptoms of obesity includes:

How Can Obesity Affect You?

Obesity is a significant health concern as it predisposes individuals to several comorbidities, including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, cancer and osteoarthritis and a shortened life expectancy while impairing the quality of life. Therefore, managing an ideal body weight is an important part of staying healthy.

Understanding Your Results

How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?

Your genetic risk assessment is

Normal

Genes tested

This result is based on the SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) that are associated with Obesity.

GenesYour GenotypeWhat It Means
BDNF_intronGGTypical
SFRS10-ETV5-DGKGCCIncrease risk of obesity
TMEM18GGRisk of increased weight
PCDH15ATRisk of increased weight
IL6GGTypical
FAM71F1GGTypical
PPARG_exon4CCTypical
SDC3CTTypical
MC4RTTTypical
ADIPOQ_promoter2CCTypical
FTO_intron1.3CCTypical
FTO_intron1.1TTTypical
APOA5_promoterTTHigher obesity risk
APOA2TCLower obesity risk

Limitations

This report does not diagnose any health conditions or provide medical advice. This should not be used as a diagnostic tool.

This result is limited to existing scientific research.

Consult with a healthcare professional before making any major lifestyle changes or if you have any other concerns about your results.

If you think you have the symptoms, consult with a healthcare professional.