Growing up, I was never much of a science girl when it came to my studies – however biology and the study of our body’s chemistry always interested me. One of the topics that really stuck with me was DNA and how it makes each one of us unique. Over the past decade, so much advancement has occurred in this area to the point that you can now send away to have your very own DNA sampled.
There’s so many good reasons as to why someone would bother to have their DNA analyzed. For one, if you’re curious about your cultural background or want to know more about where your ancestors came from, the DNA testing kit fron 23andme.com is a great start!
Not only is it good for finding out more about your ancestry, but you can also detect any possible genetic illnesses that you may be at risk of – like breast cancer and many other common, but serious diseases. 23andme.com can help you by being one step ahead and knowing yourself inside and out. When it comes to your health, Knowledge is key!
For 99$, 23andme.com is offering to send you a spit cup, which you spit in and return to their labs. After they analyze your DNA, they will send you a detailed report about yourself, your health, your ancestry and what you may potentially be at risk for. Do you have a serious disease that runs in your family? Check the list of health reports offered – over 240 total!
How cool is it to know true and accurate scientific details about yourself with regard to your health? I know I do, because when it comes to your health, it’s worth it’s weight to be prepared and have an idea of where you will turn should you get ill.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.