Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - June 2018

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Study Sheds Light on the Link Between Biotin Deficiency and Inflammation

Previous research has shown that biotin deficiency increases inflammation but since there are so many causes of inflammation – physiologically speaking – the actual metabolic pathways between biotin deficiency and inflammation are unclear.  In this study, researchers subjected human immune cells to biotin deficiency and compared the result to human immune cells living in a biotin-rich environment.  Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, is a key vitamin necessary for proper cellular meta... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, June 29, 2018

Micronutrients and Men's Health

Personalized medicine has changed the healthcare paradigm.  It is now possible to determine your personal micronutrient needs based on your own cells’ metabolic requirements.   SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test measures over 30 vitamins and minerals at the cellular level.  But the SpectraCell test goes even further – it measures functional, long-term status within the cell – which evaluates how well your body actually utilizes each nutrient.  Several factors affect nut... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, June 22, 2018