You didn't get to choose your DNA, but you can do what's best for your unique makeup! Join us for this interview with Kashif Khan, the CEO and Founder of The DNA Company, where he shares the science behind genetics and the impact our lifestyle choices have on DNA. We discuss the biggest environmental factors, functional genomics & epigenetic expression, his thoughts on the genetic link to obesity, insight into our personal results, and what we need to know about methylation.
Kashif Khan is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of The DNA Company, where personalized medicine is being pioneered through unique insights into the human genome. With the largest study of its kind globally, The DNA Company has developed a functional approach to genomic interpretation overlaying environment, nutrition, and lifestyle on the genetic blueprint to create personalized and deterministic health outcomes.
0:51 Welcome to the show!
1:09 Pop Quiz of the Day
3:13 Today’s interview topic
5:24 DNA Privacy Protection
6:39 About Kashif Khan
8:21 Welcome, Kashif!
9:19 Why should we test genetics?
10:44 What are the biggest environmental factors?
12:46 Renee’s experience with Bulletproof coffee
12:49 APOE-2 Gene
14:15 The difference with Functional Genomics
16:47 Lauren’s experience with Bojangles
19:02 What is Epigenetic expression?
21:01 What is Functional Genomics?
22:32 How do we know a gene will express?
25:08 Is Obesity genetic?
28:03 When to bring in supplements
30:17 Personalizing women’s hormones
31:43 *Sleep Breakthrough*
33:28 What about hormone testing?
35:10 Our ApoE-3/4 Genes & Cholesterol
37:05 Our similarities & differences as sisters
47:56 How does behavior affect BDNF levels?
49:05 Why Finnish people are the happiest!
51:45 How to support motivation
54:48 What do we need to know about Methylation?
56:59 Nutrient Co-factors & delivery formats
1:03:23 His final piece of advice
1:05:09 Where to find more information
1:06:38 Thanks for tuning in!
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