Health to Friends, Family and Loved Ones this Holiday Season with 23andMe

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Dr. Roshini Raj Discusses How to Give the Gift of Health to Friends, Family and Loved Ones this Holiday Season.

While it’s impossible to give the gift of good health this holiday season, sharing health-focused products can help improve the lives of loved ones. Recently, Dr. Roshini Roj teamed with 23andMe and YourUpdateTV to share her healthy holiday gift guide.

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Over the past year, at-home DNA testing service, 23andMe, has evolved with a wealth of new reports that provide genetic health information that can help users be more proactive about their health. By giving the gift of a 23andMe Health + Ancestry kit, loved ones can learn more about how their genes can influence their health and wellness, which can be especially top of mind around the holidays, making it a perfect holiday gift.

The 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service: Offers personalized genetic reports about users health, ancestry, wellness and traits, including: Health Predispositions, including 13+ reports, such as BCRA1/BCRA2 (Selected Variants), Celiac Disease and Type 2 Diabetes; Carrier Status,* featuring 40+ reports, including Cystic Fibrosis, Sickle Cell Anemia and Tay-Sachs Disease; Wellness, including reports including deep sleep, lactose intolerance, genetic weight and caffeine consumption and Traits, featuring reports including information, such as sweet vs. salty taste preference, ice cream flavor preference, fear of heights, and mosquito bite frequency.

Lumine from Circadian Optics:
This lamp, which was featured on Shark Tank, was designed to mimic daylight to help beat the seasonal blues. Use it in the morning to stimulate receptors in your eyes and set your body clock to help users feel awake, alert and energetic throughout the day. This is sure to be a hit with friends and family that are early risers and don’t get to see much natural sunlight throughout the workday.

VitaCup Probiotic Coffee:
Have you heard the term that “health starts in the gut?” Well, this blend of coffee, available ground or in pods is the perfect way to get both probiotic and prebiotic working together in perfect harmony to create an environment your tummy can brag about. Not only will this gift be a hit with those who can’t live without caffeine consumption, it also tastes great.

EuroMini ZiZZO Campo Folding Bike:
This bike is super simple to break down, with a lightweight aluminum frame that folds up in just seconds, while a Magnet Catcher keeps the frame securely folded. This is a great gift for urbanites who like to bike to work and activities but need to fit their bikes into an apartment bus or subway car.
JetSweat gives you streaming video access to unlimited workout classes from the most elite fitness studios in NYC, and much more. Just use the app to that lets you take all your favorite boutique fitness classes wherever you may be. By transforming your viewing device into your favorite on-demand fitness class, JETSWEAT will get you fit everywhere.

About Dr. Roshini Raj:
Dr. Roshini Raj is a board-certified gastroenterologist and internist with a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College. Currently, Dr. Raj is an attending physician at NYU Medical Center/Tisch Hospital in New York City, where she was the first female gastroenterologist to join the faculty. Dr. Raj is a Today Show contributor, the Good Day NY Medical Correspondent (Fox5) and the Medical Editor of Health Magazine. In August 2010, she released her first book, What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body.

About 23andMe:
23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the mission of the company is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. The company was named by TIME as a “Genius Company” in 2018 and featured as Fast Company's #2 Most Innovative Health Company in 2018. 23andMe has millions of customers worldwide, with more than 80 percent of customers consented to participate in research. 23andMe, Inc. is located in Sunnyvale, CA. More information is available at

About YourUpdateTV:
YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content, produced by award-winning video communications firm, D S Simon Media ( It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology.

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