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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

Vital to Victory: Micronutrient Requirements for Athletes

From a nutritional standpoint, the athlete’s focus should include both macronutrients – protein for muscle rebuilding, carbohydrates for energy renewal, fats for nerve function – as well as the critically important micronutrients – which are the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids your body needs to function optimally every day and over a lifetime. Hear Dr. Grabowski’s take on the role of micronutrients in sports nutrition. Above all, we are all biochemically unique, and sever... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, June 21, 2017