Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Overweight Potential is
What does this mean?
Your genotypes indicate that you have a typical risk of being overweight.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Overweight Potential.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- While genetics may contribute to overweight potential, sedentary lifestyles, poor eating habits and overconsumption of high-fat and high energy foods also increase risk of being overweight. Maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle to avoid being overweight.
- Avoid living a sedentary lifestyle and reduce sitting time.
- Actively walk around and move your body throughout the day.
- Park your vehicle further away from the destination point and walk the remaining distance.
- Perform regular physical activities to increase metabolism and prevent one from becoming overweight.
- It is recommended by the American Heart Association to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise per week or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise per week, or a combination of both.
Result Explanation Recommendations:
- Make it a habit to read the Nutrition Facts Label on packaged foods, checking the saturated fats and trans fats content. This will help you to consciously reduce the consumption of foods high in saturated fats.
- Limit saturated fat consumption to less than 20 g per day (based on a 2,000 calorie diet, may differ according to your calorie needs).
- Choose foods with lower %DV of saturated fat in order to get less than 100% of the Daily Value each day. As a general guide, 5%DV or less of saturated fat per serving is considered low while 20%DV or more per serving is considered high.