9 Ways to Biohack Your Healthspan and Improve Longevity

Advancements in Western medicine and technology have extended the average American lifespan, but a longer lifespan doesn't always translate to an increase in healthy years. In fact, your chronological age may not accurately represent your body's biological, or your InnerAge, at all. InsideTracker’s new InnerAge 2.0 is an innovative tool that reveals your biological age—a measure of how well your body is aging internally. What’s more, research shows that we have the power to slow down the aging ...

Introducing InnerAge 2.0: A Sophisticated New Model of Biological Age Designed to Optimize Your Healthspan

The truth is people age at different speeds—some faster, some slower. The number of birthdays you’ve had doesn’t necessarily reflect your body’s internal, biological age. An age of 40, for example, can look incredibly different from one person to the next depending on a combination of lifestyle and genetic factors, like diet, exercise, stress, and sleep. 

Take Control of Your Immune System with InsideTracker Immunity

The COVID-19 pandemic has left an unprecedented mark on society. Our lives are drastically different than a mere two months ago—both in how we live day by day and what we hold most important. And it seems that we can agree that our health and wellness are our most valuable assets. Luckily, in a time when it seems that much is out of our control, we can still take steps to ensure we're doing everything possible to protect ourselves and our loved ones. It's just critical that we take the right ...

How We Select the Blood Biomarkers in Our Tests

The science we use to back up our recommendations for food, exercise, supplementation, and lifestyle changes is held to the highest standard possible. In order for a study to make its way into our system, it needs to come from a non-industry funded, peer-reviewed journal and use human subjects. And even when those standards are met, we still carefully sift, read, and critique hundreds of journal articles to ensure a study's findings are strong enough. And it's this high threshold that is often ...

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.

How This Nutrition Professional Outsmarted her Diet

The quest for longevity—the legendary "fountain of youth"—is centuries old. And while we can't stop time, recent science suggests we can both slow aging and improve our lifespan with simple changes. This science has led to the development of InsideTracker's personalized recommendations for lifestyle changes, helping our users live more healthy, longer lives. We caught up with one of our very own data scientists for more on how she’s using InsideTracker to promote her own healthy aging.
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