Everything you need to know about dna testing and genetic science

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Can I get a DNA test while pregnant?

We recently received the following question about DNA testing during pregnancy: I'm a very active person. I wanted to take the DNAFit DNA test but recently discovered I'm pregnant, would this affect the results? Should I wait until after the baby is born? I would like to continue being active during my pregnancy and was curious as to what diet type suits my body best, in order to control my pregnancy weight. Here's everything you need to know about DNA testing as a mum-to-be.

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The difference between unlocking your full genome and a SNP analysis

In this article we aim to concisely explain the difference between whole genome sequencing and genotyping (the category that SNP analysis falls into). Both have different uses and costs, so it's good for you to know the ins and outs before you purchase one.

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How to choose a DNA test

One of our most frequently asked questions is "how much does a DNA test cost?" There are, however, many factors that contribute to the price of genetic testing. More importantly, you need to ensure that you choose a DNA test that's accurate, reliable and aligns with your goals - whether those are health, fitness, diet or something like genetic testing for ancestry. The following article will unpack the cost of DNA testing as well as give you tips on how to chose the right genetic test (and supplier) for you.

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Genetic science 101: terms you'll encounter with your DNA test results

DNA test results can be confusing if you're not familiar with biology. The world of genetic science is full of long, boring scientific explanations and acronyms for things we simply cannot pronounce. That's why we've put together an easy-to-read guide to the common terms you'll encounter in your genetic reports. From SNPs to nutrigenetics, let's learn about the genes that make us who we are.

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How does a DNA test with DNAFit work?

The DNAFit DNA test is a simple mouth swab test, which allows us to provide valuable insights into your body's responses to diet and exercise. We provide you with genetic reports detailing your DNA profile. You'll be assigned a personal fitness coach to go through your results with you, and help you turn your genetic information into actionable lifestyle changes, for better health and fitness.

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