BioCertica 9-in-1 Ancestry & Lifestyle DNA Kit

BioCertica 9-in-1 Ancestry & Lifestyle DNA Kit

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BioCertica is a genetics-based, health company that combines advanced genetic testing with encryption technology to create Africa’s first digital biobank. A secure platform to unlock, interpret and protect your unique genetic information. They understand how limiting a one-size-fits-all approach can be and their range of DNA kits will unlock your body’s hidden story and empower your journey towards a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life.

Their non-invasive DNA kits are easy to use! Inside the kit, you will find two vials with cotton swabs. Take a cotton swab, rub the inside of one of your cheeks for 45 seconds and seal the vial. Repeat the process with the remaining cotton swab on the inside of your other cheek. That's it! A courier will conveniently collect your DNA sample at your door and you will get your results within 6-8 weeks.

ANCESTRY DNA KIT

This NEW test will allow you to go beyond what you can learn from your relatives or historical documentation. Studies have shown that certain patterns of genetic variations are often shared among population groups from specific continents, countries and/or regions.

By examining your DNA variations, BioCertica can discover clues about where your ancestors may have come from and provide you with a heritage report that will identify what percentage of your DNA is associated with around 18 populations from around the world. For example, you could be 40% South East Asian: Bengali, 30% Northern European, 20% West African and 10% Finnish.

LIFESTYLE DNA KIT

The Lifestyle DNA kit is an 8-in-1 test that analyses your DNA and reports on your genetic relationship to nutrition, well-being, fitness, weight, skin, mental health, cardiovascular health, and traits.

NEW! This kit offers a personalized meal plan, based on your unique DNA and compiled by a dietician.

Nutrition
You are what you eat, but your body may react differently to certain food. Understanding your body’s relationship to specific vitamins and minerals will empower you to live a healthier life. This DNA test will analyse your genetics and determine how your body could respond to:

• Iron
• Calcium
• Vitamin A
• Vitamin B12
• Vitamin B6
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin D
• Vitamin E
• Antioxidants
• Folate
• Probiotics

Well-being
To manage your health effectively and maintain a state of well-being, you need to understand how your body may respond to elements that could trigger adverse reactions, like an allergy. This DNA test will analyse your genetics and determine how your body could respond to:

• Gluten
• Peanuts
• Cockroaches
• Eggs
• Smoked and charred meats
• Alcohol
• Taste perception of dietary fat
• Hay fever (Allergic rhinitis)
• Estrogen

Fitness
Health and fitness go hand-in-hand. From beginner to expert, improving your fitness can reduce stress, depression, anxiety and your risk of disease. It can also improve your skin, metabolism and mental performance. This DNA test will offer insight into the following topics and empower you to get the most out of your fitness efforts:

• Weight loss response to exercise
• Blood pressure response to exercise
• Strength vs. endurance
• Exercise recovery
• Pain tolerance
• Bone health
• Joint injury risk
• Achilles tendinopathy

Skin
Skin is a big deal. Literally. It’s our largest organ and its apparent condition contributes to perceptions of health and wellness. This DNA test will help you to better manage your skin by analysing genes associated with:

• Sun sensitivity
• Tanning response
• Freckles
• Acne
• Stretch marks
• Rosacea
• Skin glycation
• Varicose veins
• Antioxidant enzymes
• Folate
• Omega 3
• Omega 6
• Vitamin A
• Vitamin B12
• Vitamin B6
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin D
• Vitamin E

Mental Health Care
Mental health is important in every stage of life and affects the way we think, feel and act. Interestingly, there is a range of genes associated with mental health. This DNA test will empower you to make healthier and happier choices by analysing your genetics in relation to the following:

• Cognitive performance
• Stress resilience
• Biorhythm and sleep patterns
• Daytime sleepiness
• Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
• Alcohol consumption
• Alcohol dependence
• Nicotine dependence
• Cannabis dependence
• Cocaine dependence

Weight
Your genes can actually determine how well you fit into your jeans. To manage your weight, you need to understand how your body breaks down fat, regulates glucose levels and reacts to carbs and dietary fats. This DNA test will analyse your genetics and give relevant insights into:

• Adiponectin levels
• Carbohydrates
• Dietary fats
• Genetic predisposition to be overweight

Cardiovascular Health
An estimated 80% of cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are preventable. Knowledge is power and this DNA test will reveal your genetic predisposition to certain cardiovascular conditions and how your heart may respond to certain stimulants or fats:

• Caffeine
• Omega 3 fat
• Triglycerides
• HDL cholesterol
• LDL cholesterol
• Atrial fibrillation
• Venous thrombosis
• Peripheral arterial disease
• Heart attack (myocardial infarction)

Traits
You are a product of 6 million years of evolution. This fun and an exciting DNA test will reveal a couple of interesting traits you inherited in the process. Some may surprise you:

• Earwax type
• Body odour
• Straight and/or thick hair
• Baldness
• Hyperactivity
• Long-term, logical memory
• Working memory
• Non-verbal intelligence
• Pair bonding
• Sociability

PLEASE NOTE
• Due to the nature of this product, it cannot be returned unless sealed and in its original packaging
• Always discuss your results with your medical professional
• DNA test results may take between 6-8 weeks

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BioCertica Card
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2 Buccal Swabs
Courier Bag

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