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Not All Telomere Tests Are Created Equal: Here’s What You Need to Know

Telomeres are the quintessential lab test for quantifying biological age.  But not all telomere tests are created equal as some disparity exists between labs.  Measuring small amounts of DNA in a telomere takes some skill so it is imperative to use a lab that is experienced in telomere testing.  SpectraCell was the first lab to commercialize telomere testing in the United States, back in 2010.  With over a decade of samples, our reference population is well over 15,000... Read More
at Tuesday, September 22, 2020

How SpectraCell's Micronutrient Test is Changing the Game

The one-size-fits-all approach to health is outdated. So too is having to estimate nutrient adequacy, thanks to SpectraCell’s lab test. Our proprietary technology takes the guesswork out by offering a comprehensive intracellular micronutrient evaluation you won't find anywhere else. SpectraCell ALONE offers the technology that provides information about your personal micronutrient profile. It is NOT based on: Algorithms Assumptions Estimates Food diaries or food... Read More
at Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Could Vitamin K Deficiency Increase COVID-19 Complications?

  Consider this—over 8000 medical papers on COVID-19 have been published in 2020 alone—the majority of which have been published just in March and April. As the amount of clinical data grows, we will learn more nuanced aspects of this novel pandemic—one of which will be how micronutrient status may impact COVID-19.  In a recently e-published paper, a team from the Netherlands studied the level of vitamin K in over a hundred people admitted to the hospital... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Monday, May 4, 2020

Feeling Fabulous or Fatigued? (Hint – it’s all in your cells!)

Cellular health – whether referring to brain cells, bone cells, or fat cells – impacts the health of the entire body. Health issues may arise and manifest differently for each person depending on one’s unique biochemistry. Some common examples of these manifestations include excess weight, headaches, and dry skin, driven by poor cellular metabolism. Quite literally, health and wellness begin at the cellular level.  A paradigm shift in women’s healthcare is happening right now. ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, March 29, 2017