DNA & Genealogy

What is DNA and why should you care about it? Because a DNA test can help you discover your familial background, heritage and maybe even some key health-related indicators. We’ve reviewed the biggest as well as a few smaller company’s DNA tests to find the best. We’ve also considered pricing, pros, cons, key features and more. We’ll help you discover your history by selecting the proper DNA test. We also help to better understand what is involved in DNA testing.

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HomeDNA Reviews: Our Review and Firsthand Experience

Want to take a dip into the human gene pool? HomeDNA’s GPS Origins® test can tell you where you fit in with the 36 identified gene pools around the world. Is this at-home test worth it? Dive into our Home DNA test reviews to find out…

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Best DNA Testing For Health Reasons: What Can You Learn From At-Home Tests?

Direct to consumer genetic testing is a booming business these days, but are these tests legitimate? Yes… in some cases. Many at-home DNA tests to determine ancestry as well as several paternity tests are legit. But what about at-home DNA testing for health reasons? This is where caution is key from a consumer standpoint. Various types of DNA health testing kits on the market claim to determine your predisposition for diseases and carrier status, give you your cellular age, or analyze your DNA for weight loss and fitness purposes. Are they worth it? And are they actually accurate? See what we’ve uncovered before putting a dent in your wallet…

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AncestryDNA Test Reviews: Pros, Cons, And A Personal Account

Are you interested in having your DNA tested to find answers to your family’s lineage? The AncestryDNA test can give you a breakdown of regions in the world where your ancestors lived, help connect you with living relatives and assist you in filling in your family tree…

Living DNA test

Living DNA Review: Discover Your Family Heritage

Did you that know a simple swab of your cheek can reveal where your genetic ancestors came from thousands of years ago? Sitting inside your mouth is data that can provide insight into who you are and where you’re from. Thanks to Living DNA’s ancestry test, I found answers and discovered more about my past and genetic heritage than I ever thought possible. You can too! And it’s more affordable and easier than you may think. Read on to learn how you can start digging deeper into your family history with our Living DNA ancestry review (along with our firsthand experience testing of the kit)…

Dog and laptop with eye glasses: Dog DNA Tests

Where Did Your Dog Come From? Dog DNA Tests

Do you have a mixed-breed dog and wonder what breeds make him who he is? Or perhaps you want to know what hereditary diseases or health conditions he could develop in the future. For those of us who own mixed breeds, your dog’s genealogy is a huge life mystery! Fortunately, dog DNA tests can solve some of these mysteries for you. Keep reading to find out how dog DNA tests work, what you can discover about your pup and other information…

DNA Strand: Family Tree DNA Review

FamilyTreeDNA Review: Is FTDNA The Best DNA Test?

Where we come from is one of life’s biggest mysteries, and genealogical research can fill in some of the blanks. Want to take your family tree research to the next level? You should consider doing a DNA ancestry test…

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Ever wonder what mysteries lurk within your family tree? You might be surprised at what you can dig up about your roots and how fun Ancestry.com makes genealogy research. The most well-known genealogy website, Ancestry.com lives up to its high-profile reputation. This company placed first in our best genealogy software online comparison review and second in our best DNA ancestry test comparison review…

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