Genetic science 101: terms you’ll encounter with your DNA test results

What is a gene?

What are gene variations?

SNPs are part of the reason why we are all different

There are two main types of SNPs: synonymous or nonsynonymous

There are two types of nonsynonymous SNPs: missense and nonsense

What is an allele?

What is your genotype?

What are gene mutations?

What are reference SNP numbers?

Nutrition + Genetics = Nutrigenetics

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