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Omega-3/6 Fatty Acid Balance Test

Finger-prick blood spot fatty acid profile

  • 15 minutes
  • 89 British pounds
  • At home test

Service Description

This test analyses the fatty acids in your red blood cells that reflects your omega-3 and omega-6 intake in the last 120 days. The report includes - omega-6 to omega-3 ratio (a marker of chronic illness), - omega-3 index (a cardiovascular risk marker) - AA to EPA ratio (a chronic inflammation marker). Who is it for? - Those who don't eat oily fish regularly - Those who tend to eat a lot of processed/packaged foods - Vegans and vegetarians - Those who are suffering from or have a family history of chronic illness such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, dried skin and gut issues. - Those having a genetic variation in FADS1 and/or FADS2 genes that affect their fatty acid metabolism - Pregnant women - Fussy eating children, especially those who don't eat fish regularly. - Those who have been taking an omega-3 supplement and want to have a check-up on their current omega-3 fatty acid level

Cancellation Policy

Please provide us at least 24 hour notice. Otherwise, we reserve the right to charge a cancellation or rescheduling fee.

Contact Details

Warbler Drive, Earley, Reading RG6 4HB, UK

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