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Weight & Diet

What, how and when we eat is inextricably linked to our weight, diet and overall health and wellbeing. Let Nkaarco Diagnostics help you live well and feel good.

Weight & Diet Test kit

We send you a tailored report based on your unique genetic variations, which includes lifestyle recommendations to best control your weight and fitness.

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Most people will appreciate that losing and/or maintaining your weight can be challenging. Different people have different rates of metabolism with some appearing to eat whatever they want without putting on weight.

By assessing your unique genetic profile we provide tailored recommendations to help you lose and/or maintain your weight by advising you on what is best to eat and what to avoid based on your unique profile, complimented with advice on which types of exercise are best suited to you, making weight maintenance easier.

5 stars for Assure DNA. Fast, great service. Vitamin report gave me everything I wanted to know. Highly recommend.

Chris Wren from Cheshire

DNA Testing made easy!

How it works

Our test kits contain a mouth swab to collect your DNA, which is then sent to us for analysis in our laboratory. We look at variations in genes which contribute to weight and diet, such as refined carbohydrate sensitivity and physical activity effects. We send you a tailored report based on your unique genetic variations, which includes lifestyle recommendations to best control your weight and fitness.


1. Order Online

Click on the Order Now button below and purchase your test.


2. Receive

We will send you the self- sample kit through the post. Simply follow the information guide on how to take your own DNA mouth swab sample.


3. Return

Using the pre-paid envelope enclosed, send your completed testing kit back to our laboratory. We will then carry out the analysis.


4. Results

We will send your results the very next working day. Results can be provided by email or by post.


Refined carbohydrate sensitivity

We test for genes involved in the sensitivity to refined carbohydrates. The higher the sensitivity, the higher the blood glucose and therefore weight gain may be for a given amount of carbohydrate.

Saturated fats sensitivity

YWe identify gene variants involved in saturated fats sensitivity. Variations in these genes means that different people absorb and transport fat more or less efficiently than others.

Physical activity effects

Genetic testing can identify gene variants affecting the intensity of exercise required to achieve fat burning whilst maintaining lean mass.


There are good evolutionary reasons why we gain weight easily and store it as fat – this was a very useful trait when food supply was scarce, erratic or both.

By tailoring your diet to your test results, your chances of maintaining weight-loss increases.

The body keeps track of how many fat cells it has as well as the amount of fat in each cell. If fat cells are removed by liposuction, for example, the body compensates by growing new fat cells in other areas of the body.

Studies have shown that factors such as stress and sleep deprivation can make it harder for a person to lose weight.


Get to know your DNA, simply get in touch using the methods below!