Azumio Introduces DNA-Based Insights into its Fitness Platform

Calorie Mama AI will include genetic data that provides new insights on BMI predisposition, Omega-3 fatty acid needs, the effects of saturated fat and sugary beverages on body weight, gluten sensitivity, muscle type and strength, aptitude for power versus endurance activities, and risk of ACL and other sports injuries, thereby enabling the creation of more personalized and more effective meal and workout plans for weight loss. “Our vision for Calorie Mama AI is to usher in the next generation of personal wellness apps that would make healthy living easier than ever before,” said Tom Xu, Co-founder of Azumio, “by adding genetic insights we provide an additional layer of personalization to ensure that every user receives an experience that is as unique as they are.”

Calorie Mama AI’s DNA-based insights are available on the newly launched Helix marketplace, along with a diverse range of DNA-powered products focused on ancestry, entertainment, family, fitness, health and nutrition.  To get started, users visit Helix.com to purchase Calorie Mama AI’s DNA-based personalized meal and workout plans for $189, which includes a saliva collection kit and one-time DNA sequencing cost of $80. Once the saliva sample is returned, Helix reads the DNA, Azumio translates the data and delivers the insights to the user in the Calorie Mama AI app. Existing Helix customers who have already been sequenced, can instantly access genetic insights and DNA-based meal and workout plans through Helix or the Calorie Mama AI app for an annual subscription fee of $99.

“Helix’s open platform is designed to make DNA-based insights accessible and relevant to everyone by offering products that enhance various aspects of day-to-day life,” said Justin Kao, co-founder and SVP of Helix. “We’re excited to partner with an innovative developer like Azumio to bring the power of each person’s unique genetic data to provide personalized fitness and nutrition plans through their portfolio of apps, starting with Calorie Mama.”

Calorie Mama AI is available as a free app on both the App Store and Google Play. DNA-based insights are currently only supported on iOS, and will be available soon on the Android platform.

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