With the threat of another set of lockdowns looming over our heads, we all might have to take a rain check on family gatherings for the holidays. The good news is you can still have your annual get-together via Zoom, the only challenge is you have to find ways to make it interesting.
If you’re looking for something different this year, these DNA kits are a unique way of bonding with your loved ones as you get to unfurl your collective history. Take your pick from these options on sale:
Engineered to reveal more than just your ancestry, Vitagene aims to help you stay healthy. With a simple cheek swab, it delivers actionable health plans based on your DNA, lifestyle, and goals. It uncovers how your genetics affects your diet, fills you in on which supplements and workouts are best for you, and teach you all about how your genes inform your global ancestry. Formerly $99, it’s on sale for $79.99.
HealthCodes DNA optimizes your lifestyle, diet, and exercise using top clinical-grade DNA analysis tech. After you send in your sample and it goes through their patent-protected methodologies, you’ll receive a complete booklet detailing your unique metabolism for protein, fat, and carbohydrates, along with your vitamin B-6, folate, vitamin B-12, vitamin D, and calcium metabolism. You’ll even get to discover your genetic fitness potentials for certain activities and sports, so you can stop wasting out on exercises that don’t work for your body. For a limited time, you can get it on sale for $449.
Perfect for those who want to take a deeper dive into their ancestry, this kit offers advanced DNA reports, giving you an enriching view of your lineage from 80,000 years ago until recent times. It delivers percentage results for over 150 regions, including sub-regional ancestry breakdowns, detailed reports, and maternal and paternal haplogroups. You’ll get the chance to experience your ancestry at different points through history, discover genetic matches part of your extended family, and take a closer look into the migration paths of your ancestors. Snag the kit on sale for only $75.99.
Curious to know where your furry pal came from? With DNA My Dog, not only will you get to determine the actual breed of your dog, but you’ll also get to screen them for over 100 of the most common breed disease. With a simple, at-home cheek swab, you’ll receive complete results that include a custom photo certificate of the breed’s found in your dog’s genetic breed composition, a percentage breakdown of the levels found in their DNA, and a report on dominant breeds, personality traits, and health concerns. That way, you’ll get to know your pup better. The kit usually retails for $225, but it’s on sale for $178.99 for a limited time.
Unlike the other items in this list, this one is a set of supplements specially formulated to provide the nutrition that supports the repair process in your cells. It contains AC-11, a natural DNA regenerator that enhances immune function, vitamins A and D3, niacin, zinc, and selenium, all of which are key catalysts that facilitate DNA repair, and orgen-GT, organic cauliflower, and organic wormwood, which are botanical antioxidants and essential phytonutrients. Get the set on sale for $34.99.
Prices subject to change.