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Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test not need FDA approval?

Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test not need FDA approval? SpectraCell’s intracellular Micronutrient Test is a Lab Developed Test. For highly specialized, complex, proprietary laboratory tests that are only performed by a single laboratory, FDA approval is neither appropriate nor required.  FDA approval applies to lab tests that are extremely common, widely available from different labs or commodity type analytes, such as blood sugar testing or pregnancy tes... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Monday, December 5, 2022

Athletes at Risk for Multiple Nutrient Deficiencies

Guest Blog by Arland Hill, DC, MPH, DACBN Most athletes become very driven to excel in the sport in which they compete.  These aspirations require great dedication to not only a regimented training schedule, but also to higher intensity levels and training volume.  Regardless of the sport, great demands are placed on the bodies of athletes.  Most of these are secondary to higher levels of oxygen uptake, constant flirting with catabolism and the need to generate energy more freq... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, July 7, 2011