This test determines your ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids. This is important to know as these essential fatty acids cannot be made within the body and therefore must be obtained either through the diet or supplementation. Having an understanding of your own fatty acid profile and following the recommendations provided with your results can help to significantly decrease your risk of a number of chronic health conditions and reduce symptoms of existing inflammatory, autoimmune and cardiovascular conditions.
Are you suffering from any of the symptoms below?
Essential fatty acid imbalance can play a role in the health conditions below:
- Inflammatory disease
- Cardiovascular disease
- Hormonal disorders
- Autoimmune conditions
- Overweight or obesity
- Insulin resistance
What is a fatty acid profile?
Essential fatty acids cannot be made within the body and therefore must be obtained either through the diet or supplementation. These fatty acids have a number of critical roles within the body and impact everything from hormones to immune function and inflammation. Ideally, our intake of these essential fatty acids should be 1:1, however in Western diets, this ratio is more often 1:24! Diets high in omega-6 and low in omega-3 promote inflammation in the body, making this an invaluable test to determine whether dietary changes or omega-3 supplementation is necessary for optimum health.
What are the different type of fatty acids?
The test analyses amount of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated fatty acids, however, the main fatty acids of concern are omega-3 & omega-6.
What does fatty acid test for?
The test analyses the amounts of each of the above fatty acids in your blood. It also measures the individual omega- 3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the blood and their ratios.
What do I get with my results?
- Comprehensive report containing your levels of each fatty acid
- Personalised dietary recommendations
- Individualised supplementation recommendations
The 4 Step Food Sensitivity At-Home Test Process:
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The test kit will be shipped to your door.
After 12 hours of fasting, take your kit to your local health
Within 14 days, your results will be posted to you!