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.
Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Obesity is
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
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.
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
This result is based on the SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphism) that are associated with Obesity.
|Genes||Your Genotype||What It Means|
|SFRS10-ETV5-DGKG||CC||Increase risk of obesity|
|TMEM18||GG||Risk of increased weight|
|PCDH15||AT||Risk of increased weight|
|APOA5_promoter||TT||Higher obesity risk|
|APOA2||TC||Lower obesity risk|
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.