Davies Tries Cellf Eval Kit

Kevin Davies of Bio-IT world has a column on his trial of Sciona’s Cellf Evaluation Kit.  This is him describing his experience with the test:

my initial reaction was one of disappointment. The report soberly recommended that I should cut back on alcohol and caffeine, eat more cruciferous vegetables, and exercise more. “Brilliant,” I thought. “I’ve known that for years!” But the genetic analysis results were definitely intriguing. Sciona determined the genotypes of about 20 genes, looking specifically for DNA variations known to be associated with different enzyme activities and medical conditions…I would have no qualms about sharing those with Bio-IT World’s readers, but the health insurance company might be reading…in a few instances, specific genotype information did engender more personalized dietary advice. Just how useful is this personalized prescription? A few vitamin and antioxidant supplements probably won’t do anyone any harm, but will they actually do a body good?


Kevin Davies, Cellf Examination. Bio-IT World, May 16, 2005.

Comments

One Response to “Davies Tries Cellf Eval Kit”

  1. Trackbacks on October 21st, 2017 4:21 pm

    Looking for the PGP?

    Personal Genome Project

  • About this blog

    Even if you didn't know it before this moment, getting a personal copy of your genome sequence is a lifestyle choice that you may want to consider.


    So are you going to take the personal genomics plunge? How are you going to decide? What are the issues? How are other people making this decision? Who is doing interesting work relevant to these choices? By the way, what is relevant? These are some of the issues this blog is intended to address.


  • About me

    Read about Jason Bobe.

    @jasonbobe@jasonbobe




    TPG LABS Badge


    Subscriptions

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner



    Subscribe via RSS Feed


    Theme Music

    That Spells DNA
    by Jonathan Coulton




    I Support the Public Library of Science


    data_portability.jpg