DNA Health

Food Responsiveness

Food Responsiveness


Particular nutrients and certain food components can affect individuals in different ways. With new research coming to light in this area, specific genes can be tested to give more insight into how an individual might respond to a particular food component.

The genes and areas of food responsiveness covered in this panel of DNA Health include: 

  • HFE and iron overload
  • MCM6 and lactose intolerance
  • HLA and gluten intolerance
  • CYP1A2 and caffeine metabolism
  • FADS1 and polyunsaturated fatty acid metabolism
  • ACE and AGT and salt sensitivity
  • TAS2R38 and bitter taste
  • ALDH2 and alcohol metabolism

Food Responsiveness

Associated Genes

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