How to Combat the Negative Effects of Excess Screen Time

Work, school, and so much of daily life has gone digital as the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to remain home. And though maintaining connectedness with work and play is essential, it’s well-known that all this screen time can have a negative impact on sleep and, ultimately, your wellbeing. Luckily, there are some simple changes we can make to our bedtime routine and desk setup to combat and prevent these negative effects.

These Genetic Scores May Impact Your Risk of COVID-19

While no one can predict the ultimate toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on society at large, emerging research does suggest there may be measures we can all take to help maximize our preparedness. Over the past few weeks, we've talked about some of these steps and how they can support your immunity and overall wellbeing during this time. However, yet another piece of the puzzle may lie in your genes, as they impact your predisposition for varying risk factors surrounding COVID-19. Here are a few ...

What Your DNA Can and Can't Tell You About Your Ideal Diet

In the world of personalized nutrition, it’s well accepted that there is no "one size fits all" diet. But recently, the concept of individualized diets have been taken to the next level thanks to a slew of genetic testing products promising DNA-based nutrition plans. So that begs the question: how much does DNA actually influence your diet? While the potential seems very high, unfortunately, the science isn’t quite there yet. Here's why you should be wary of any DNA test that promises a perfect ...

DNA 101: Understanding the Basics and Beyond

Every wonder why some individuals have an easier time keeping their cholesterol optimized? Or how some people can lose weight easily with exercise, while others need to work much harder? While there may be many possible reasons, one scientifically validated explanation is our genetic predispositions, or potential, for various traits. Sometimes the answers lie within our genome*—our complete library of DNA —the instruction manual for how our body works. And thanks to advancements made in the ...

Want a Complete Picture of Your Well-Being? Combine DNA and Blood.

We’re officially launching the InsideTracker DNA Kit! This first-of-its-kind product allows you to leverage the power of DNA and blood together to generate more dynamic and precise InsideTracker recommendations to optimize your health. Our new DNA Kit captures your genetic predispositions and combines them with a snapshot of your body's current state to paint the most complete picture of your well-being that science can offer. Here's how.

Got DNA? We’ll Help You Put It To Work!

If you’re one of the millions of people who has had their DNA sequenced by 23andMe or Ancestry, then you’re in luck – because we’re here to help you put that genetic information to work! Last year, we were thrilled to announce the launch of our very first DNA-based product. We promised that it was just the beginning of big things to come. This year, we’re even more excited to reveal the next step in that genetic journey: DNA+blood. Our new product offering is the culmination of many years of ...
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