ESSENTIAL BODY-COMPOSITION BIOMARKERS
Manage your body composition by tracking your nutrients,
key hormones, and thyroid levels to identify imbalances
and give remedial action to localised fat distributions.
Essential Body-Composition Biomarkers testing is a bloodspot and saliva test that identifies hormonal, coenzyme, and other metabolic imbalances that contribute to weight gain and difficulty losing or sustaining ideal body-composition.
It provides an essential contextual tool and marker for persons aiming for optimal body composition and performance by identifying localised areas of fat storage on body associated with imbalances in hormonal levels, facilitating the possibility of remedial intervention. Used as a preventative tool, the test also serves as a powerful early indicator of insulin resistance and risks for metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
An easy-to-do home collection bloodspot and saliva test for:
Estradiol, Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA-S, Cortisol (4 times/periods one-day), Insulin, Glycated Hemoglobin (HbA1c), Vitamin D2, Vitamin D3, and Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
What is included in the test?
Estradiol (E2) at optimal physiological levels in women promotes a healthy distribution of fat in hips, thighs, breasts, and subcutaneously. However, in excess, and in the absence of progesterone, estrogen predisposes to unhealthy surplus weight gain in these tissues. Men generally have much lower levels of estradiol and higher testosterone, which is responsible for greater muscle mass and less fat distribution in areas of the body normally seen in women. In overweight men testosterone levels drop and estrogens rise leading to the same problematic weight gain in the hips, thighs, and breasts (referred to as gynecomastia) as seen in women.