What my DNA told me: Avoid fast food, eat vegetables

In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo Romaine lettuce still sits on the shelves as a shopper walks through the produce area of an Albertsons market in Simi Valley, Calif. Some DNA testing services are offering dietary insights tailored to genetic profiles. The Associated Press tried two services and found that each mostly just reinforced conventional dietary advice. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

NEW YORK — Avoid fast food, eat vegetables and exercise. It sounds like generic health advice, but they’re tips supposedly tailored to my DNA profile.