How Our Tests Help
You Improve Your Health
Harnessing the information from the genetic tests offered by
Inherent Health, an individual can improve their overall
health and wellness by:
- Developing personalized exercise regimens based on how their
body burns energy.
- Understanding the best diet based on their genetic
predisposition to absorb and metabolize fat or carbohydrates,
- Understanding the dietary supplements best suited to them,
- Understand available medicines and/or preventative care
measures that should be taken to reduce risk for specific diseases
and conditions such as heart disease or bone health.
Inherent Health brand of genetic tests and lifestyle
recommendations are developed through research collaborations with
leading academic institutions and experts in the fields of
genetics and health and wellness. Based in Massachusetts,
Interleukin Genetics, Inc. is the established science company
behind the Inherent Health brand and provides the on-site genetic
analysis and research capabilities through its own government
approved laboratory to conduct genetic testing in a private and
In addition to conducting its own clinical studies, Interleukin
Genetics conducts detailed, scientific reviews of published
literature based on stringent criteria in order to identify genetic
variations that are associated with a change in disease risk. With
this approach, only those genetic variations that have several
peer-reviewed published articles supporting a finding are included
in the genetic test panels. The company has been
awarded over 20 US patents for work linking variations in
genetics with risks of disease, and several new patents have been
filed in recent years.
Our scientific advisers are from the finest institutions within
the United States and abroad, including Harvard University,
New York University, University of Sheffield in England, and Tufts
University. The company employs many leading
full-time scientists and consultants dedicated to researching and
developing new genetic tests that can enhance our customers'
ability to improve their health and wellness.
In addition, we offer opportunities for our customers to
interact with a licensed, board-certified genetic
professional who is available to answer specific questions
about an individual's genetics and their test results. As such, we
are committed to providing the most reliable, scientifically-based
useful genetic tests to our customers.