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I bought this for my parents and absolutely loved it! My mom got her results first and pretty quick. My dads results were shocking (in a great way)! His results took a bit longer. I have better knowledge about my ancestry and can't wait to do more research!
Totally worth the money. I was incredibly happy with the amount of information provided. They frequently update their research and update your information. I would recommend this to anyone, even if they think they have a good idea of their genetics.
Pretty cool analysis - some of what I already know and a bunch of what I didn't! Easy and painless to perform (just spit in a tube) and about 6 weeks later I had my analysis emailed to me.
I haven't received my results yet but, so far have been able to read my mother and grandparents results. I love how everything is broken down and I can see in detail my family's history
This was pretty cool! I really liked learning about all of the health stuff! The genealogy was pretty cool, too. But I was a little jealous because mine wasn't surprising at all. Haha!
This service is amazing! My parents are adopted so I wanted to know some more about my history and genetic health. They provided me with great answers and I'm excited to keep learning more.
Told me so much about myself from just a cup of saliva. I recommend it as they tell health indicators that you may be carrying. You'll be amazed at all the features that are available.
I love 23andme and I would recommend it to people, I have always been wanting to know more about my DNA and ancestry. I think that the price is good for the amount of reports and tools that you get through their website.
I could get lost in all of the data I was provided after sending off my DNA to be analyzed. The process is seamless - you spit in a tube and mail it off. Kind of gross but painless nonetheless! I received my full analysis within 4 weeks. Learning more about my heritage was interesting, but what I really love are all of the quirky details you find out are genetic. I hate cilantro - 23andme pointed out that I have a gene that makes it tastes like soap. So many golden nuggets of info and opportunities to connect with others who share your DNA. Go do it! It makes a unique gift!
So I used this service for my grandfather since he's got one foot in the grave and another on a banana peel. This service is so easy to use and super quick. I don't know much about my mother side of the family so it is really a blessing knowing at least this much. I learned a lot about my grandfather and I was really surprised with what I found! He's literally a bit of everything except middle easter it's a interesting how far and wide genetic could go! Honestly all of the bad reviews are People with little genetic diversity feeling like they got scammed and are mad they aren't part Native American. It's not 23 and me's fault you are 99.99 something honey.
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