What is Precision Nutrition?
Precision nutrition uses health data, such as genetic composition (DNA), blood levels, and metabolism, and lifestyle factors, such as physical fitness, dietary habits, and environment, to create comprehensive targeted nutrition recommendations.
Will nutrigenetics change how we think about health?
tldr: Yes. We believe that nutrigenetics, and other fields of study that are directly related to the biological uniqueness of every person, will play a key role in the progression of the health industry and is an essential data point to...
Brianna Decker is a 3x Olympic Medalist and 8x World Championship Medalist. She shares with us how she uses Rootine to help recover from her most recent injury.
We're proud to announce the launch of our Precision Stress Program: a personalized, data-first program designed to make taking control of your stress easy.
In this episode, Ali and Rootine CEO and Co-Founder, Rachel, discuss the mindset shift that comes with choosing functional fitness goals over aesthetic goals, the health and nutrition tools that Ali’s loving right now, the importance of sleep, and how data can help you understand just how personalized health really is.
Between shopping for gifts, planning parties, visiting loved ones, and lots of travel, the holidays can be a hectic and busy time. In between the holiday hustle and bustle – and with peak cold and flu season underway – here are some healthy habits to support your immune system this season.
Melatonin is a hormone, responsible for that sleepy feeling that comes on as the sun goes down. It regulates our circadian rhythm, helping us sleep soundly and get the essential rest our brains and bodies require. Learn what melatonin is, how it works, and what ways you can naturally balance it.
Winter weight gain may be a clue about your metabolic health. Learn about the connection between winter weight gain and hormone health.
Holiday stress can ruin your fun and harm your health. This Thanksgiving, tackle your stress while supporting your well-being, with a special mood-boosting nutrient called tryptophan. Learn why it's rumored that Turkey causes post-Thanksgiving drowsiness.
The holidays are notorious for an abundance of sweet treats and indulgences. Learn how to combat those cravings so you don’t overdo it, avoiding holiday burnout in the process.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression triggered by a lack of sunlight in the colder months, beginning and ending around the same time each year. Explore what you can do to feel better and lighter this season with healthy solutions for winter SADness.
Daylight savings and time changes impact some of us more than others. Use these 5 science-backed tips to conquer daylight savings and help your body adjust to any time change.
So you got the results back from your Rootine Cortisol test? Learn more about your unique stress type and what it means.
How meditation can help mitigate and reduce stress, and 3 simple meditations to try today.
Prolonged stress can increase the need for dietary protein. Prioritize getting adequate amounts of high-quality proteins always, but especially in times of stress.
Stress impacts the body's hydration needs. If you're thirsty, your body is already dehydrated.
Learn how to deep breathe to restore balance to a stressed brain in as little as 5 minutes.
Caffeine is good in moderation, but there is such a thing as too much. At high doses, caffeine can increase stress and related symptoms. Learn more about the relationship between caffeine and stress.
Practices that encourage good sleep hygiene to help prevent and relieve stress.
Rootine Closes $10M Series A to Optimize Health and Human Performance. Hear what CEO and Co-Founder, Rachel, has to say about the raise.
Not only can stress cause micronutrient deficiencies, but existing deficiencies can also make stress worse. Is stress depleting your micronutrients? Learn more here.
There are many warning signs that your body may have an altered stress response. Learn more about what those signs are and how you can take back control.
Rootine partners with former Canadian National Soccer team member and Olympic Medalist, Lauren Sesselmann.
B2 plays a role in energy production by breaking down proteins, fats, and carbohydrates to make energy. Its also involved in skin development, digestive tract lining functioning, blood cell production, brain health, oxidative stress, and the metabolism of many different compounds.
What nutritional steps can be taken to prevent glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness.
Vitamin B-12, also called cobalamin, is an essential nutrient part of the B vitamin class.
Rootine is thrilled to partner with the music-driven, science-backed breathwork app, Othership, to bring awareness to mental health this May.
Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many processes in the human body. Learn which vitamins help.
Blood pressure (BP) is the force circulating blood exerts on the artery walls. This pressure is vital and allows blood to flow to all areas of the body.
Bruising is a common occurrence we all experience that's characterized by black, blue, or red marks on the skin.
Restless legs syndrome, or Willis-Ekbom disease, is a sleep, movement, and neurological disorder of the central nervous system.
Decreased intake and nutritional deficiencies are not uncommon among older adults. It is important for men to know how their bodies will change as they age and how to fuel themselves properly to maximize their health.
If you are still receiving negative pregnancy test results after months of trying to conceive, you may be suffering from infertility.
As you near childbearing age, there are a vast amount of things that are needed to have a healthy baby.
Tremors or involuntary shaky hands can be due to several underlying conditions or even certain medications.
It probably comes as no surprise that what you eat affects every part of your body – especially your brain.
Rootine is excited to announce a partnership with PGA TOUR professional golfer Tyler McCumber.
Rootine is excited to introduce our newest Rootine Athlete, Team USA ice hockey captain Brianna Decker! Recognized as one of the greatest...
Measure your magnesium, copper, zinc, selenium, cadmium, and mercury levels with this virtually painless at-home test.
Chances are you’ve heard about NFTs and the massive hysteria surrounding the minting and trading of these digital tokens. But what exactly are they?
Rootine is thrilled to announce a partnership with U.S. Team snowboarders Taylor Gold and Lucas Foster.
We are excited to introduce our next generation of blood tests, which will fine-tune your formula and guide dosing.
With Thanksgiving around the corner, we’ve put together some nutritious alternatives to help you stay healthy (and full) this holiday season.
You’ve probably heard about homocysteine and how some vitamins, including vitamin B 12, folate, and vitamin B 6 help regulate homocysteine levels – but how does it work and why are elevated homocysteine levels bad?
Rootine has partnered with Marc Champagne to discuss the importance of asking questions – and asking the right questions – to clear your mind, motivate yourself on your health journey and keep you on track to reach your goals.
Rootine is thrilled to partner with three-time world champion in Muay Thai, Ognjen Topic.
Micronutrient levels and deficiencies may contribute to sleep duration, extreme daytime sleepiness, and other impairments that impact our overall health and wellbeing.
Nutrigenetics is the study of how genes impact diet vs. nutrigenomics is the study of how diet impacts genes.
Staying hydrated is essential to good health and maintaining multiple physiological processes in the body. The human body is made up of approximately 55-75% water and needs water for cells to work properly. Without water, cells lose their structure, proteins and DNA cannot function, and many chemical reactions cannot occur.
Rootine is thrilled to announce a partnership with UFC pro athletes Matt Brown, Miranda Maverick, and Austin Hubbard. With superhuman force, power, and energy needed on a daily basis, these fighters know their unique strengths – and the unique nutritional needs of their bodies to fuel that strength.
Your skin health is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing. Dry skin isn’t just annoying – it can be a symptom of a skin disease such as atopic dermatitis, which is itchy inflammation of the skin, or seborrheic dermatitis, scaly patches and red skin.
Biohacking refers to the process of “hacking your biology” by using a trial-and-error method to improve your health and optimize your performance. Rootine makes your biohacking journey simple by doing all the heavy lifting.
Rootine is excited to announce the partnership with NFL defensive standout Brian Burns! As a high-performing professional athlete, Burns knows the importance of taking care of his body.
Rootine is improving health outcomes with precision nutrition. The data-driven nutrition company raises $3 million seed, empowering individuals to leverage their health data to achieve optimal health and see results in areas like energy, stress, immune health and more.
Precision nutrition uses health data, such as genetic composition, blood levels, and lifestyle factors, to create comprehensive targeted nutrition recommendations.
Vitamins come in many forms – pills, capsules, liquids, powders, and our method, microbeads. There are many issues with the first four approaches.
Vitamins and supplements are important to overall health, but they need to be at optimal levels tailored to your specific biological needs.
Do you take vitamin packs? If not, you might be missing out on vital vitamins and nutrients. Daily vitamin packs are one option to get necessary nutrients. They come in capsule, microbead, powder and liquid forms and offer a more...
We believe that nutrigenetics, and other fields of study that are directly related to the biological uniqueness of every person, will play a key role in the progression of the health industry and is an essential data point to...
To the Rootine Community: Thank you for a great two years! After personal experiences looking to optimize our own health and finding ourselves unimpressed with the status quo, Daniel and I launched Rootine two years ago with a clear mission:...
Are you someone who is constantly on the go, choosing the nutrition options that are quick but not always the healthiest? You aspire to have the perfect nutrition, but between work, family, friends, relationships you can't always find the time....
Cellular nutrition is a critical component of health and longevity. Creating optimal cellular nutrition is the foundation that allows you to improve your health in both the short and long term.
Jordan Mazur, RD has spent the last 6 years working with professional athletes to help them optimize their bodies to perform at the top of their game, everyday.
Are you someone who works through meals forgetting to eat until you're ravenous? Your thoughts are so consumed with the next deadline that contemplating nutrition is far down the list. If so, it may be time to consider your micronutrient intake.
The MTHFR gene is involved in the conversion of folate (folic acid and food-derived folates) into the bioactive form, called methylfolate or 5-MTHF.
What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is a popular eating pattern that cycles between periods of eating and fasting. It is also known as time-restricted eating.
Cells, Chromosomes, and DNA The human body consists of approximately 50 trillion cells, each with unique jobs. The genetic code controls cellular differentiation and determines which cells will become bone, muscle, blood, and so on.
Dr. Harris details the ins-and-outs of vitamin B2.
Introducing My Rootine: a series highlighting how members of the Rootine community incorporate healthy living into their daily routines. Meet Dr. Richard Harris M.D., Pharm.D, MBA,a board-certified internal medicine physician and pharmacist who specializes in lifestyle medicine, personalized medicine, and health coaching
Specific nutrients matter now more than ever - and on top of that, you might absorb these key nutrients less efficiently based on your genetic makeup.
Folic Acid is essential for creating and maintaining cells (e.g. red blood cells), creating and repairing DNA, preventing birth defects, regulating blood homocysteine levels, and other vital functions.
With the personalized sector of the supplement industry becoming mainstream, I'd like to quickly discuss your new options and what I feel is important to know so that you can make decisions to best support your health.
Introducing My Rootine: a series highlighting how members of the Rootine community incorporate healthy living into their daily routines. Meet Dr. Javier Diaz, PharmD, FAARM.
Introducing My Rootine: a series highlighting how members of the Rootine community incorporate healthy living into their daily routines. Aimee is a sustainable blogger dedicated to helping people change their habits to live more plastic-free.
To wrap up Stress Awareness Month (April) here are tips to carry with you for the rest of the year, because stress management is a vital aspect of any health routine.
Meet Alex Iskold. As co-founder and Managing Partner at 2048 Ventures, previous managing director of techstars NYC, and writer of a top startup blog called Startup Hacks, Alex has a packed schedule. To make sure he is performing at his best at work and at home he sticks to a routine that maintains his health and energy.
Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes became an international mining executive before her 30th birthday and was recently named to Forbes 30 under 30.
New nutrients need to meet our research criteria and it takes months to develop and test a new microbead.
Please note, I am not a medical professional and this is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. I am simply sharing my experience and how Rootine worked for me as a Prenatal
My name is Tye and my role at Rootine is Head of Business Development. I’ve been working full-time from home for the past 7 years.
Billions of dollars flow into ads promoting supplements that claim to boost your immune system and prevent infection. You’ll see the taglines - “supports a healthy immune system!” - everywhere. Well, what’s the research say? Let’s take a look…
As a new mom, Rachel is navigating between being an entrepreneur building a fast-growing brand, taking care of a newborn, and staying happy and healthy all at the same time.
February is often filled with expensive gifts and delicious treats, but let’s do something different this year: take the next step with your partner and commit to starting a new health routine.
Habit formation is the process of making new behaviors automatic, and healthy habits can be harder to develop than we would all like. Even if it is a small change like drinking more water or taking your vitamins daily.
Which ingredients will help me reach my health goals? Which formula is the best? Which brand should I buy it from, to make sure it's safe and effective? The supplement industry is plagued with confusion, controversy, incorrect labeling, and harmful products.
So you paid to have a test by 23andMe, Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, Genos, or FamilyTreeDNA...now what? Here’s a list of everything else you can do with your raw DNA data!
We don’t know about you, but for us, standard and generic simply are not good enough. We care much more about specific, personalized health goals and routines.
Here are our suggestions for what to do (and what to avoid) for efficient and effective results as we begin a new decade.
Nutrients are necessary for the body to function properly, but when it comes to the specifics of this sustenance, no two people are the same.
What is biohacking and should you do it? We'll answer these questions and let you know what to watch out for.
An interview with Rootine's CEO, Rachel Sanders, and how she thinks about wellness, her daily routines, and her thoughts on the industry.
Let’s touch on the hard-hitting vitamins and minerals that men should focus on for optimal wellness and quality of life.
Before you open your wallet, let’s discuss what “brain fog” really is (p.s. it’s not a medical diagnosis) and what you should do first to overcome it.
Low energy can be a constant battle. Did you know that the vitamins and minerals you are getting on a daily basis could be the culprit?
We’re here with a reminder that you are unique, from the vitamins and minerals you need to the skincare ingredients that will (and won’t) work for you.
Phytosterols lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, but don’t necessarily reduce the risk of heart disease.
Alpha Lipoic Acid acts as a powerful antioxidant, but has other benefits such as helping with symptoms of nerve damage and age-related skin damage.
A relatively new entrant to the supplement scene, we look at the benefits and side effects of Methylsulfonylmethane.
The benefits of Copper, and how you can tell if you're deficient.
So you have the HFE gene mutation, what does this have to do with Iron?
The are the secrets that health experts use to stay healthy on the go.
CoQ10, the truth about aging and its status as a pseudovitamin.
What are the benefits of taking Zinc, and why do we need it?
Magnesium deficiency is rare for those eating a balanced diet, so why might you need additional support?
Your lifestyle data is as important as your genetic information and blood levels.
What are the benefits and downsides of taking Vitamin E?
Your genetic profile (i.e. your DNA) influences the metabolism of vitamins and minerals found in food. The goal of nutrigenetics is to determine how your genetic makeup influences your unique nutrient requirements.
Some of us have an easier time losing weight. Some of us... don't. The answer why may be in your genes.
We often hear about the fierce battle between free radicals and antioxidants. But what exactly are they?
Vitamin B6 is essential for energy metabolism, normal nerve function, normal blood cell production, immune system maintenance, and much more.
What happens if you have too much (or too little) B12?
Folic Acid is essential for creating and maintaining cells, repairing DNA, and much more
The nutritional side of treating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and how vitamins can help alleviate symptoms.
The "all-in-one Vitamin" - we dive further into the benefits of a healthy dose of Vitamin C.
Let’s explore the “sunshine” vitamin, called vitamin D3, and learn what it actually does for our body and how to overcome a mutation in your VDR gene.
We look at the harmful effects of under- and overdosing on popular nutrients through multivitamins.
Let’s take a look into 5 key supplements to incorporate into the vegan diet to optimize your nutrition.
Which one is best? Pre-manufactured pills, liquid vitamins, powder vitamins, or vitamin microbeads? We break it down.
4 easy ways to make your lunch break a proper break, for both your mental and physical wellbeing
As seen on NBC! Karen Firsel reviews her DNA-analyzed personalized vitamin packs from Rootine.
Here, at Rootine, we look at five easy steps to implement today that will boost your current energy levels.
Omega3 can decrease HDL cholesterol if you have a certain gene mutation. What is APOA1 and am I affected?
We look at the five reasons you may be so tired all the time and then what you can do about each one.
What you put inside your body is just as important as what you put on it. Keep a healthy glow year-round with these nutrients.
Find out which snacks you should incorporate into your diet to support a healthy metabolism.
Let’s take a look at the top five foods you can add to your diet to boost brain health.
If you often find yourself fatigued and reaching for that second or third cup of coffee, keep reading...
The LCT gene impacts how people react to lactose. What if you have a reduced calcium intake because of genetics.
1/3 of Americans have reduced GPX-1 gene effectiveness. Here is what you need to know about Selenium.
"One-size fits all" multivitamins might be doing you more harm than good. Learn more about how Rootine creates customized vitamins.
Of the vitamins American’s take, 5% are actually harmful, 10% have no effect, and the rest are incorrectly dosed.
Understand how your genomic blueprint is key to determining the right nutrients for your body.
Find out how Rootine, and a top team of top scientists, geneticists, and biotechnologists, use your DNA.
Through studies testing how genes affect nutrient status, it's become apparent that even those who eat a healthy diet complete with all the vitamins and minerals may still develop nutrient deficiencies.
Nutrigenetics is an emerging field of study that investigates the relationship between the genes of an individual, diet, and health outcomes. Simply put, it examines how your body responds to nutrients based on your genetics.
Manganese is an essential trace mineral that acts as a cofactor for enzymes that are involved in bone formation, blood clotting, inflammation reduction, immune response, and the metabolism of carbohydrates, amino acids, and cholesterol.
Your Rootine score is calculated based on the available data in your profile. Each data source is given a score (DNA has a score, lifestyle has a score, blood has a score, etc.) ranked between 1 and 100. These scores are averaged into a composite Rootine base score.
Your skin health is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing. Dry skin isn’t just annoying – it can be a symptom of a skin disease such as atopic dermatitis or seborrheic dermatitis. It can also indicate a deficiency in certain key micronutrients.