Will my son be sprinter or a marathon runner? Is my daughter likely to become overweight? Will my partner lose his hair by the time he is 35? Am I morning person or a night owl? Welcome to TheMakingsoMe blog. Our company let people test and understand many cool and interesting aspects of their genome. We think it's awesome! On this blog we let you in on our latest news and insights.
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Eeny Meeny Miny Moe, Which Diet Should I Do?

Eeny Meeny Miny Moe, Which Diet Should I Do?

Mediterranean diet?  Biggest Loser diet?  How about a high protein diet? Stop trying to guess. Test your DNA  -  the answers are in your genes.  New developments in scientific research are providing useful insights into our DNA building blocks. Each of us responds uniquely to the diet we eat – metabolism, weight gain, cholesterol ....
The Genetic Weight Control Game

The Genetic Weight Control Game

Play the Genetic Weight Control Game to learn about the effects your genetics and DNA have on your weight. See how your weight can be influenced by your life choices and your genetic makeup.
Your Genes, Your Eating, Your Weight

Your Genes, Your Eating, Your Weight

  The latest research findings on DNA markers associated with weight, eating habits and diet: DNA Markers are tied to: •  Above average BMI (body Mass Index). • Children and adolescent obesity risk DNA testing can help identify Your tendency to become overweight. Sensitivity to taste DNA markers for individual differences in taste perception influences...
A Fresh Look at Your Gene Pool

A Fresh Look at Your Gene Pool

What if there was really a gene pool? Inspired by the London Olympics, here is a fresh and fun look at genetic traits and tendencies you might find in your local swimming pool.
DNA and Weight

DNA and Weight

We are what our genes tell us to be. We are what we eat. Your genes sit there, like a player sitting on the bench waiting for the coach to decide to activate them. Through diet, you can influence which genes are activated and which genes are not. Gene expression is not deterministic.
Max your Child’s DNA Potential in 6 Steps

Max your Child’s DNA Potential in 6 Steps

1. Test your child’s DNA at home with a simple saliva test from TheMakingsofMe. 2. Identify your child’s DNA “strengths” and “weaknesses”. 3. Compare the scientific results to real life evidence. No one knows your child better then you. While the DNA test results may indicate a tendency for a certain trait, you may see...
Getting Your DNA Tested  - Do's and Don'ts

Getting Your DNA Tested – Do’s and Don’ts

  Do be proud of your DNA makings! Since life first appeared  3.8 billion years ago, it has been estimated that more than 99.9% of all species have gone extinct. Your genetic makeup is so awesome, it has enabled you to be here and read this. Don’t mix up your genotype with your destiny. DNA is not a crystal ball. It provides...
Mothers Day DNA Cards

Mothers Day DNA Cards

This Sunday, May 13th, is a special date in the calendar. It’s Mother’s Day, a day when we should show our moms just how special they are. How about showing appreciation for our genetic makings?
Is your Son or Daughter's DNA Overweight?

Is your Son or Daughter’s DNA Overweight?

There is a good deal of confusion about understanding what DNA test results tell you about yourself. It’s important to get the facts straight and have a clear understanding of your DNA makeup and what it actually means. Some Background Your DNA test results reflect your genetic predisposition for certain traits. The results describe your...
Why You Want to Test Your DNA

Why You Want to Test Your DNA

Thanks to the overwhelming responses to our DNA DAY Special,  we now have a better understanding of what you think are good reasons to test your DNA.  We took all your answers and synthesized  them through our servers and generated a text cloud. Then we ran it thought the “wordle” art text cloud visualization tool. What came out  are...
Celebrate DNA Day with TheMakingsofMe!

Celebrate DNA Day with TheMakingsofMe!

Thank You to Everyone for Participating!!!   A big thank you to everyone who helped our DNA Day Special to be a smashing success! Some of your comments were candid and touching while others were straightforward and funny. There are so many great reasons to get to know more about your DNA makings. Choosing the...
Top 9 DNA Facts You Don’t Want to Confuse

Top 9 DNA Facts You Don’t Want to Confuse

Top 9 DNA Facts You Don’t Want to Confuse (especially for non-biology majors)