GENOVA BLOOD SPOT FATTY ACID TESTING
Why use the Bloodspot Fatty Acids Profile*?
From a simple finger stick it measures key omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and calculates key indicators to establish your optimal balance. Trans fatty acids the "bad" oils in processed foods are also measured.
- Inflammatory balance - Improper fatty acid intake affects the balance of anti- and pro-inflammatory eicosanoids, increasing health risks.
- Among the top five drugs prescribed last year, statins have been shown to unfavorably alter this inflammatory balance.
- Increased free radical production- Consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)