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Cristine Santander

Content Contributor

Cristine Santander is a content writer for KnowYourDNA. She is an undergraduate in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology, though she plans to continue her studies later on.

Tin started her career as a recruitment specialist and virtual assistant. She discovered her passion for writing after taking a break from corporate work to become a hands-on mom.

She now writes about topics related to general health, pregnancy, and childcare. Her mission is to give accurate information and bust myths surrounding wellness.

Latest articles from the author

Best At-Home Cortisol Test in 2024

Cortisol is an important hormone that affects many bodily processes, including your immune system, nervous functions, and metabolism.1 Your adrenal glands, or the small glands located on top of each kidney, produce it. Cortisol is often called the “stress hormone.” It is a part of your body’s fight-or-flight or stress response. It boosts your body's […]

Is the Tiny Health Gut Test Any Good?

Our verdict: After trying Tiny Health, I was impressed with its valuable and actionable insights into my gut microbiome. Tiny Health offers age-specific key insights for babies, toddlers, pregnant women, and adults. I tried Tiny Health's Adult Gut Health test, and my report went into great detail about how my gut microbiome influences my overall […]

What Are the Best Comprehensive Stool Tests?

The beneficial and harmful bacteria within your gut, also known as the gut microbiome, influence many digestive functions, such as digestion and absorption. However, it doesn’t just stop there. Your gut is essential in maintaining your overall health—from your mental health to immunity. This is why when you’re experiencing either digestive or even non-digestive symptoms, […]

Are Freckles Genetically Inherited?

Yes, freckles can be genetically inherited. Freckles are small, darkened, visible spots on sun-exposed skin areas. They often appear in childhood and are common in people with fair complexion. But what causes these pigmented specks on your skin? Are they entirely inherited? In this article, we’ll discuss the factors that affect freckle development. We’ll help […]
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