We’d like to think we know ourselves pretty well, right? We generally know what types of foods we like, what color our hair is or where our grandparents were born. We have the gist of it. But is the gist really enough? When we actually take some time to think about it, it’s a little crazy how clueless we are about ourselves and what actually makes us who we are!
The 23andMe Health + Ancestry Kit dives so much deeper into our true selves, whether we’re talking health predispositions, genetic traits or even ethnic background. There is no better gift to buy going into Father’s Day’s this year, and definitely nothing more personal! Have a dad who’s impossible to shop for? Not anymore! Plus, with $50 off the original price and included gift-wrapping, we’ve seriously hit the jackpot! Prepare to be the favorite child!
The Health + Ancestry Kit is a combination of 23andMe’s extremely popular services, both of which help us to discover more about ourselves. Each and every report is personalized, and there are over 125 genetic reports alone! We can find out so many interesting things, like how caffeine affects us, how our DNA has molded our facial features and even how our senses, such as taste and smell, differ from others’!
Is Dad a big BBQ guy? The Health + Ancestry Kit may actually show how eating red meat can alter his diet. More into sweets? He’ll find out how prone he is to being lactose intolerant! With other wellness reports studying our genes, our sleeping habits and so much more, we may find out exactly how to live a healthier lifestyle! Dad may also find out just how susceptible he is to hair loss. Sorry, Dad, but it’s always better to know!
The ancestry portion of the kit is always a thrill. We could go decades without knowing anything about a culture we’re majorly connected to! 23andMe claims to have the most comprehensive genetic ancestry breakdown on the market, with over 1,000 regions worldwide, so Dad can find out just how Italian he truly is, or if he perhaps happens to carry some French blood! He’ll be saying “merci” to us over and over again! De rien.
These ancestry reports can do more than just tell us about our genetic background. They can also connect us to long-lost family members! If we opt in, we can get in touch with others in the 23andMe database who share our DNA, and because this service is so popular, there’s a good chance we may actually find someone! What dad wouldn’t love discovering a long-lost relative to grab coffee with someday? Hold the sugar please; this is sweet enough all on its own!
So how does all of this work? We can do it all right at home, and “it all” isn’t very much at all! All we need to do is put a little saliva in the tube mailed to us, register the barcode and then mail it back! 23andMe will do the hard work for us. Three to five weeks later, we’ll have all of the answers we could ever imagine, and even more!
This Health + Ancestry Kit is definitely what we’re giving to Dad this year, and maybe even Grandpa too! At $50 off, how can we resist? And why would we want to?
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