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One of the many benefits of a Genetic Lifehacks membership is access to our ebook library. In a perfect format for downloading to your iPad or eBook reader, take your time reading so you can soak up all the information.

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Genetic Lifehacks Cheat Sheet

The Genetic Lifehacks cheat sheet is a printable or saveable summary showing your genotypes for the 300+ articles on Genetic Lifehacks. This is a feature just for members.

Metabolic Health Summary Report

Utilize our Metabolic Health Topic Summary Reports with your 23andMe or AncestryDNA genetic data to discover the articles most relevant to you. These summaries distill the complex information down into just a few words. Please refer to the linked articles for details and complete references. (Member’s article)

Genetic risk and Guillain-Barré syndrome

This article dives into the research on Guillain-Barré syndrome, explaining the course of the disease, and covering the genetic variants that increase the relative risk of this serious autoimmune disease.

Decrease diabetes risk with coffee

Does coffee increase or decrease your risk of prediabetes? Learn more about coffee consumption and your genetic risk. (Member’s article)

Growing up ‘big boned’: MC4R gene and obesity

There are several key players in our body’s regulation of hunger, satiety, and energy expenditure. Leptin and ghrelin are two pivotal hormones involved in our desire to eat. Within that leptin pathway, another key regulator of our body weight is MC4R. (Member’s article)

PTPN22 and Autoimmune Diseases

The PTPN22 gene plays a pivotal role in that balance, and genetic variants (SNPs) in PTPN22 increase your risk of autoimmune conditions such as vitiligo, alopecia, RA, type 1 diabetes, and autoimmune thyroid diseases. (Member’s article)

Genetic variants linked to COVID-19 severity

The question on everyone’s mind these days seems to be… Will I get the COVID? If I do, will it be bad? Learn about the result of a new genome-wide association study, and then check your genetic data. (Member’s article)

Inflammation Summary Report

Utilize our Immune and Inflammation Topic Summary Reports with your 23andMe or AncestryDNA genetic data to discover the articles most relevant to you. These summaries distill the complex information down into just a few words. Please refer to the linked articles for details and complete references. (Member’s article)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Genes: Root Causes

Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by an immune system attack on the joints, causing thickening and inflammation of the joint capsule. It is caused by a combination of genetic susceptibility and environmental triggers. (Member’s article)

Tools for Hacking Your Health

Optimizing your health pays dividends in so many ways, and it is worth putting in a little time to prevent chronic illnesses like diabetes or heart disease. But it doesn’t have to be difficult! There are many cool tools available today to make figuring out your diet or understanding your sleep easy options to try for health management. (Member’s article)

Disease Prevention Summary Report

Utilize our Disease Prevention Summary Reports with your 23andMe or AncestryDNA genetic data to see which articles may be most relevant to you. These summaries are attempting to distill the complex information down into just a few words. Please see the linked articles for details and complete references. (Member’s article)

Debunking the “blood-type diet”

Does the science back up the idea that you can lose weight solely based on your blood type? The article explains the different ABO blood types, breaks down the core ideas of a blood type diet, and offer some food for thought on how to approach these methods. (Member’s article)

Biological Age Calculators

A look into the newest biological age calculators available. How well do your lifestyle and genetics interact to estimate your cellular age? (Member’s article)