How Your Genes Can Influence Your Weight

Signos metabolic coach Alyssa and Host Bill Tancer interview Sarah Amidon, RD, and dive into the topic of nutrigenomics.

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Bill Tancer
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Chief of Data Science
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Published:
April 16, 2024
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On this episode, Signos Metabolic Coach Alyssa and Host Bill Tancer interview Sarah Amidon and they discuss:

  • The basics of DNA, genes, snips, and mutations
  • How the environment (and specifically nutrition) can cause genes to turn on or express
  • How Sarah analyzes clients’ history, symptoms, and genetic reports to provide counseling
  • How the addition of genetic information can provide personalized nutrition advice

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About the author

Bill Tancer is a New York Times best-selling author. He is a co-founder and the chief data scientist at Signos and the creator and host of Signos’ podcast, Body Signals.

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