Amy Yasko DNA Nutrigenomics

Livewello.com provides pre-written (and contributed) panels on DNA, for example,

NUTRIGENOMICS TEMPLATE WITH SUPPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS BY DR. AMY YASKO

To use them, you need to install it – which is easy:
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Then click the button. The results now appear. In my case — I am clear — the sole item listed is meaning less (DNA consists of (A,C,G,T) only so getting this match will happen to everyone!)
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 Which you then need to click Screen Shot 2015-01-05 at 3.41.23 PM to see the results. Mine are below
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With only a single red (1 of 27 or 4%) and many greens (18 of 17 – 66%), the Yasko approach is unlikely to have significant impact on me. So instead of trying it, I move on to something that seems better connected to my DNA.

For the single item that is in Red, I can click the item (VDR Bsm) and read what it is associated with.

Normal function:

The VDR gene provides instructions for making a protein called vitamin D receptor (VDR), which allows the body to respond appropriately to vitamin D. This vitamin can be acquired from foods in the diet or made in the body with help from sunlight. Vitamin D is involved in maintaining the proper balance of several minerals in the body, including calcium and phosphate, which are essential for the normal formation of bones and teeth…..Most VDR gene mutations impair hair growth, leading to alopecia; ”

Whether this accounts for my 1,25D levels going through the roof while I had CFS (a common occurrence with many autoimmune illness) and return to the normal range with remission — I do not know.

So the process is very easy to get the information — what you do with it is another question which usually mean joining specialized groups dealing with these specific issues. Most MDs are not trained in this very new and rapidly developing area.