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Pathway Fit® analyzes over 75 genetic markers known to impact metabolism, exercise and energy use within the human body. Through the examination of these genetic markers, which are expressed in various organs such as the brain, stomach, gut, muscle, pancreas, as well as directly in fat tissue, we are able to gain an insight into how a person’s body processes sugars, fats, and nutrients and vitamins. What’s more, our report includes detailed analysis on how a patient’s body responds to exercise and performance, and provides strategies to help a patient reach an optimal potential to maintain a healthy weight based on that specific patient’s genetics.

Pathway Fit® may help patients with:

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Pathway Fit® may help physicians with:

  • Improved clinical outcomes
  • Better treatment options for weight loss and would like to have simple, clear, proven plans
  • Improved performance or overall health of patients
 

The NYSDOH has reviewed this test for technical and clinical validity. The clinical merit is unknown. The results of this test provide educational information to be used between the patient and his or her physician, as an aid to patient management and health.

 

The Pathway Fit® genetic test reports on the following conditions and traits:

Body and Weight

Genetic risk for decreased adiponectin

Metabolism

Obesity

Weight loss-regain

Eating Behaviors

Eating disinhibition

Food desire

Hunger

Satiety – feeling full

Snacking

Sweet tooth

Diet Recommendation

Genetic risk for decreased omega-6 and omega-3

Matching diet type

Response to monounsaturated fats

Response to polyunsaturated fats

Food Reactions

Alcohol flush

Bitter taste

Caffeine metabolism

Lactose intolerance

Sweet taste

Nutrition

Genetic risk for decreased folate

Genetic risk for decreased vitamin A

Genetic risk due to decreased vitamin B2

Genetic risk for decreased vitamin B6

Genetic risk for decreased vitamin B12

Genetic risk for decreased vitamin C

Genetic risk for decreased vitamin D

Genetic risk for increased vitamin E

Metabolic Health Factors

Genetic risk for decreased HDL cholesterol

Genetic risk for elevated blood sugar

Genetic risk for elevated LDL cholesterol

Genetic risk for elevated triglycerides

Exercise

Achilles tendinopathy

Aerobic capacity (VO2max)

Blood pressure response to exercise

BMI response to exercise

Endurance training

HDL cholesterol response to exercise

Insulin sensitivity response to exercise

Loss of body fat response to exercise

Strength training (not available in New York)