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PathwayFit® – Your Genetic Fitness Profile.

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PathwayFIT® analyzes over 75 genetic markers known to be associated with diet, exercise, and a number of health conditions.

Ordering PathwayFIT® today will provide you with information about your unique genetic profile, personalized meal plans, and access to a Registered Dietitian – empowering you with the necessary tools and knowledge to live a healthier lifestyle.

PathwayFIT® can also be ordered through our Client Services department.
(877) 505-7374  •  (Mon – Fri, 8AM – 5PM PST)

We can provide an online physician to review and approve your PathwayFIT® order.

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WHAT IS PATHWAYFIT®?

PathwayFIT® examines specific genetic markers to give you personal insight about how your body processes sugars, fats, vitamins and nutrients.

Our report includes a detailed analysis on how your body responds to exercise based upon your genetics. By providing an individualized roadmap of strategies and recommendations, our testing guides you towards optimal health.

PATHWAYFIT® WILL TELL YOU PERSONALIZED INFORMATION ABOUT:

✓ Diet

✓ Eating Behavior Traits

✓ Food Reactions

✓ Nutritional Needs

✓ Exercise

✓ Body and Weight

✓ Metabolic Health Factors

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HOW CAN PATHWAYFIT®
BENEFIT YOU?

The information from your PathwayFIT® report can be used to make behavioral changes, gain insight into your health and make informed decisions regarding your diet, exercises, and overall lifestyle. PathwayFIT® can help empower your physician to help you make better health choices.

With actionable recommendations included with your results, and access to our registered dietitians, you will have a foundation for change, as opposed to traditional lab results that don’t provide you with any next steps.

Pathway Fit® analyzes genetic markers associated with how your body responds to various macronutrients. Each patient is provided with a matching diet type based on the genetic test results. The matching diet types are: low fat, low carbohydrate, Mediterranean, and balanced. You also have the choice of ordering one meal plan type: Standard, Gluten-Free, Pregnancy & Lactation, Dairy-Free, and Vegetarian. Pathway Genomics’ team of registered dietitians are available to discuss each diet plan and determine the best caloric intake for you.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about these diet-related factors:

Knowing that your eating behavior traits may be influenced by genetics can be powerful in helping you set specific, realistic, time-managed health- and wellness-related goals.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about your eating behavior-related traits:

Pathway Fit® may help you identify why you react to certain foods and substances in different ways, as well as some factors that can influence your food preferences.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about these food reactions:

  • Alcohol flush
  • Bitter taste
  • Caffeine metabolism
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Sweet taste

Certain genetic markers are associated with lower blood levels of different vitamins or require more of a certain vitamin for optimal health. Pathway Fit® can help you identify which nutrients you may be deficient in, or need more of in your diet.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about your nutritional needs:

Pathway Fit® provides information about whether you may respond better to endurance training or strength training. Knowing this can help you focus on the types of exercise where you may see more positive results.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about your exercise-related factors:

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Aerobic capacity (VO2max)
  • Blood pressure response to exercise
  • BMI response to exercise
  • Endurance training

Pathway Fit® provides information about your propensity to being obese, the likelihood of regaining weight after weight loss, how fast your metabolism may work, as well as insight into how efficiently you may lose fat when you start a weight loss program.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about these body- and weight-related factors:

These results may help you and your physician gain insight into your metabolic health forecast. The results may motivate behavioral changes if you do not currently have optimal diet and lifestyle factors in place.

Specifically, the PathwayFit® genetic test will tell you personalized information about your metabolic health-related factors:

Step 1:

PathwayFit® can be ordered by an online physician designated by Pathway Genomics for you.

Step 2:

Once your test has been ordered for you by a physician, you will provide a saliva sample using the saliva collection kit found in the Pathway Genomics box.

Step 3:

You or your authorized health care professional will mail your saliva sample back to Pathway Genomics, along with your test requisition and consent form (return shipping provided).  You can view our saliva collections instructional video here.

Step 4:

Pathway Genomics analyzes your sample in its CLIA and CAP accredited laboratory. Typically within two to three weeks, your personalized results will be available to the ordering health care professional. The results will then be released to you. Pathway Genomics has a team of registered dietitians who are available to ensure that you understand the information in your report, and to answer any questions you may have about your results and/or diet guidelines. To contact our registered dietitians, please call our client services department at 877-505-7374 or email dietitian@pathway.com.

If you are striving for overall health or weight management, PathwayFit® allows you to more accurately identify your body’s needs, providing the power to understand your metabolism, eating behaviors and responses to exercise.


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✓ Results that are easy to read and understand

✓ Personalized diet guidelines included at no extra cost

✓ Reports available on mobile and desktop

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REFERENCES

Mindy Dopler Nelson, Prakash Prabhakar, Venkateswarlu Kondragunta, Kenneth S Kornman, Christopher Gardner. Genetic Phenotypes Predict Weight Loss Success: The Right Diet Does Matter. (Oral Presentation #4). Presented at the American Heart Association’s Joint Conference – 50th Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention and Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism – 2010, March 2-5, 2010, San Francisco, CAMindy Dopler Nelson and Christopher Gardner represent Stanford University; all others represent Interleukin Genetics, Inc. 

Study can be found here.

DISCLAIMER

THE PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS FOR THE PATHWAY GENOMICS TESTING SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN WERE ESTABLISHED AND VALIDATED BY PATHWAY GENOMICS ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CLIA (CLINICAL LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENTS OF 1988). THESE TESTING SERVICES HAVE NOT BEEN CLEARED OR APPROVED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA).