The Computational Genomics platform used by Silverberry to generate your reports provides the most rigorous science currently available to analyze genetics-based wellness. It is based on over a decade of highly curated global scientific research. However, there are many things to consider when reading your genetics-based wellness assessment.
Most wellness traits are influenced by three components:
- Your genetics
- your nurture environment (ages 0-7)
- and your current lifestyle choices
As such, Genetics is not the only determinant for the actual presence of a trait. Genetic predispositions can only tell you the statistical likelihood that you are predisposed to a particular trait such as vitamin deficiency or skin youthfulness. Additionally, many of the large-scale studies performed have been done primarily on European populations. While most genetic traits are affected by the same genetic variations regardless of ethnicity, the degree of influence of each genetic variation may vary across populations.
We strive to keep up with the latest developments in the field of Wellness Genomics and we provide you with the most up-to-date information. Through the surveys we provide you with, we get more information about the actual state of your wellness for some of the traits for which you get your predisposition results and can thereby determine how much of a trait is genetically predictable based on predisposition likelihood analysis.