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How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise

A simple cheek swab can reveal how your body responds to certain foods and types of exercises. This information can be used to adjust your diet, weight loss and maximize fitness.

ARCpoint Labs recently started offering the GXSlim test at their Sarasota location. After the cheek swab, it takes three weeks for the results, and the report is over 40 pages long. The results reveal things like how your body metabolizes nutrients like carbohydrates, glucose, flocates, and certain proteins. It also shows how your body responds to cardio exercise and weight training.

“Up to this point, [personal weight-loss management] has been like throwing darts,” says ARCpoint Labs CEO Felix Mirando. “What’s unique about this test is that you do it once, and then you’ve got that baseline information for life.”

Read the article in full here: ARCpoint Technologies Shows How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise