Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The rise of DNA fitness apps ushers in a new era of uncertainty

With the rise of cheap DNA sequencing comes the swelling group of start-ups who claim to be able to use your DNA to create a better life for you — and they’re perfectly willing to take your money to prove it. In an article for BackChannel, Alexandra Osola writes about the rise of DNA fitness apps and companies who want to use information gleaned from your genes to create personalized diets and exercise plans. As she points out, each of the companies picks and chooses which part of your DNA might lead to better health. This gene could mean you have trouble…

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