DNA Discovery Kit

by Helix

$49.99
The Helix DNA Discovery Kit gives you everything you need to take the very first step.

What's included

  • DNA Collection Kit


    Everything you need to provide a small saliva sample, including a pre-paid box to ship your sample to our lab.

  • $20 Promotional Card


    When you’re ready to learn even more from your DNA, you’ve got $20 available to spend in the Helix Store.

  • Ancestry Basics

    Start exploring your ancient roots with this set of curated ancestry insights.

  • Wellness Basics


    Discover how lifestyle, fitness, and nutrition can intersect with your genetics.

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ANCESTRY BASICS

Where on Earth did

I come from?

Ancestry Basics will jumpstart your curiosity about your origins and gives you six compelling details about you and your DNA.

Traits included:

Continental ancestry

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

Tibet adaptation

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

Arctic adaptation

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

Diet adaptation

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

Inuit adaptation

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

Lactose intolerance

Your continental ancestry which is broken down into five high-level groups: Sub-Saharan African, East Asian, European, Indigenous American, and South Asian.

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ANCESTRY BASICS

  • Continental ancestry
  • Tibet adaptation
  • Arctic adaptation
  • Diet adaptation
  • Inuit adaptation
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Continental ancestry
  • Tibet adaptation
  • Tibet adaptation
  • Arctic adaptation
  • Diet adaptation
  • Inuit adaptation

WELLNESS BASICS

Does my DNA really impact my weight and wellbeing?

You might be surprised how much you can learn about your day-to-day from your DNA. Wellness Basics can get you started with eight fascinating and personal genetic traits.

Traits included:

Body mass index (BMI) introduction


It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Calcium levels

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Gluten tolerance

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Alcohol flush

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Vitamin D levels

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Coffee consumption

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Endurance vs power

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

Delayed sleep

It’s no secret that genetics plays a role in weight, since two people who eat the same foods can have very different responses. You'll learn about just one of the many genes that influences BMI, the FTO gene, and 
how it influences your weight.

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WELLNESS BASICS

  • Body mass index (BMI) introduction

  • Calcium levels
  • Gluten tolerance
  • Alcohol flush
  • Vitamin D levels
  • Coffee consumption
  • Endurance vs power
  • Delayed sleep
  • Alcohol flush
  • Vitamin D levels
  • Body mass index (BMI) introduction

  • Coffee consumption

What's inside the kit

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How it works

Submit your sample

Go to helix.com/start to register your kit
 and mail your sample to the lab.

Get your results

Download the Helix app and check ‘My Products’ to see your insights.

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What else can your DNA tell you? Use your $20 for your next purchase in the Helix store.

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