Losing and maintaining weight has never seemed harder for many of your patients.  The extra pounds contribute to a myriad of health issues and can also result in a destructive cycle of shame and self-blame which impedes the healing process further.With an array of potential diet plans now available, it can be a challenge to know which approach to recommend for each individual patient.  The Kashi Weight Management Panel takes the guesswork out of determining the right plan by going straight to genetics for the answers. Our test provides analysis of genes highly associated with weight gain and elevated body mass index (BMI). Using your results, we offer dietary and lifestyle recommendations that are scientifically supported to help get the fastest results without all the trial-and-error of dieting. For many, a personalized weight management strategy tailored to their genetic code can make a significant impact.

Genetic Markers Included in the Pain Management Panel

TEST CATEGORIESEFFECTS ON NUTRITIONAL HEALTH
FTOAppetite Regulation, Calorie Intake, Frequent Cravings
MC4RAppetite Regulation, Carbohydrate Digestion, Metabolism Regulation, Insulin Regulation
FABP2Dietary Fat Sources, Fat Utilization, Metabolism Regulation, Insulin Regulation
ADRB2Physical Activity, Carbohydrate Digestion, Insulin Regulation
SH2B1Leptin Production, Carbohydrate Cravings, Insulin Regulation

Ideal Candidates are Patients with the Following Symptoms or Conditions

  • Poor Results From Prior Dietary Changes
  • Frequent Cravings and Over-eating
  • Sedentary Lifestyle
  • Persistent Weight Gain
  • High BMI (>25)
  • Weight Gain In The Stomach, Hips And Thighs

Read a Selection of Scientific References

 

Kashi Guide “How to Start a Weight Management Program”

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Kashi Guide “Food Plans for your Gene Type, Practitioner Guide”

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