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How is Ixcela different from DNA tests and why should I choose Ixcela?

DNA testing companies offer insight into your DNA, which we are not able to change. Research does not support that following a gene-specific diet actually supports weight loss. Read more about research that assessed a gene-specific diet.

Ixcela gives you data about how your body is maintaining important processes related to the population of the gut microbiome, nutrient utilization, and inflammatory processes. Ixcela also provides personalized, actionable recommendations that can affect your metabolite levels and lead to better health outcomes. The Ixcela assessment is more than just a one-time test; it offers insight into how your body reacts to sickness, medications, travel, diet changes, and athletic recovery.