Genomind vs NutraHacker: A Comparative Analysis

May 8, 2024

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Service Offerings and Features:

NutraHacker primarily focuses on providing insights based on raw DNA data from various genetic testing services, with reports on pharmacogenetics, nutrition, allergy, fitness, and mental health. They offer detailed analysis of drug processing abilities and potential risks associated with specific genetic variants.

Genomind specializes in genetic testing to improve mental health treatments, providing personalized recommendations to healthcare providers based on genetic influences on medication response.

Technology and Data Utilization:

NutraHacker uses Whole Genome Sequencing data to offer comprehensive analysis including a wide range of genetic insights tailored to individual genetic makeup.

Genomind uses genotyping and proprietary algorithms to analyze genetic variants that affect mental health treatments, focusing heavily on psychiatric medications.

Comparing the most similar reports between the two companies, NutraHacker's WGS True Detox and PharmaShield (PGx) Panel analyzes 27 genes, while Genomind examines 27 genes.

The total coverage of variants or star alleles for each gene covered in NutraHacker's WGS True Detox and PharmaShield (PGx) Panel is more than 929 with a full HLA panel computed as well, compared to Genomind's total of only 68 for their Pharmacogenetic report, detailed as follows:

Gene NutraHacker Genomind
HLA-A Full Diplotype 1 variant
HLA-B Full Diplotype 1 variant
HLA-C Full Diplotype No Coverage
HLA-C Full Diplotype No Coverage
HLA-DPB1 Full Diplotype No Coverage
HLA-DQA1 Full Diplotype No Coverage
HLA-DQB1 Full Diplotype No Coverage
HLA-DRB1 Full Diplotype No Coverage
ABCG2 1 variant 1 variant
CACNA1S 3 variants No Coverage
CFTR 39 variants No Coverage
CYP2B6 46 star alleles 4 star alleles
CYP2C19 34 star alleles 11 star alleles
CYP2C9 85 star alleles 9 star alleles
CYP2D6 179 star alleles 16 star alleles
CYP3A4 45 star alleles 1 star allele
CYP3A5 6 star alleles 3 star alleles
CYP4F2 15 star alleles No coverage
DPYD 83 variants No coverage
F5 1 variant No coverage
G6PD 224 variants No coverage
IFNL3 1 variant No coverage
NUDT15 20 star alleles No coverage
RYR1 49 variants No coverage
SLCO1B1 42 star alleles 1 star allele
TPMT 46 star alleles No coverage
UGT1A1 9 star alleles No coverage
VKORC1 1 variant No coverage
ABCB1 No coverage 2 variants
ABCG2 No coverage 1 variant
ADRA2A No coverage 1 variant
ANK3 No coverage 1 variant
BDNF No coverage 1 variant
CACNA1C No coverage 1 variant
COMT No coverage 1 variant
DRD2 No coverage 1 variant
GRIK1 No coverage 1 variant
HTR2A No coverage 1 variant
HTR2C No coverage 1 variant
MC4R No coverage 1 variant
MTHFR No coverage 2 variants
OPRM1 No coverage 1 variant
SLC6A4 No coverage 2 variants
UGT2B15 No coverage 1 variant
UGT1A4 No coverage 1 variant

Therefore, in total there are 482 star alleles and 401 variants that NutraHacker covers which are not covered by Genomind, and conversely there are only 20 variants that Genomind covers which NutraHacker currently does not offer coverage for.

In terms of medication and chemical coverage, NutraHacker covers over 2,700 Rxs while Genomind has over 700 only.

Cost and Accessibility:

NutraHacker offers a pricing model ranging from $20 to $395 per report, providing a free Detoxification and Methylation report for all users who upload their raw DNA data.

Genomind may be more expensive as it is typically used in clinical settings and might be covered by insurance or paid out-of-pocket, depending on the healthcare provider and insurance coverage.

Intended Use and Client Support:

NutraHacker reports are intended for informational and educational purposes, advising consultation with healthcare professionals for any medical decisions.

Genomind aims to support clinical decisions in the psychiatric field, helping healthcare providers to tailor mental health treatment more effectively.

In summary, NutraHacker offers a broader range of genetic insights for personal health and wellness, accessible to consumers, while Genomind provides targeted genetic insights for psychiatric treatment primarily used by healthcare professionals. The choice between these services depends on whether the individual is seeking general wellness insights or specific medical treatment guidance.

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