How Colorful Is Your Plate?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Getting a scoop of EVERYTHING is one way to add colors, vitamins, and minerals to your plate! For those of us who adore food of all kinds, it's a bit easier, but those who are more selective might need to dig a bit deeper to get

How To Tell If I Am Getting Enough Fats In My Diet

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com It would never cross my mind to think I don't have enough fat in my diet! Definitely not me!  But I'm sure many people experience symptoms they may never realize has everything to do with having too much or too little fat in their diet. Dry

How Much & What Fats Do I Need In My Diet?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Fats may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of having a healthy meal; however, all of us need fat in our diet. The question is “How Much and What Fats Do We Need In Our Diet?” The dietary reference intake

Reasons For Comprehensive Blood Tests

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Why should we get comprehensive blood tests? Why are these labs different from traditional clinics? The answer is simple, it is the word “comprehensive”. For years I battled a sluggish thyroid but my TSH was always normal so I was always told my thyroid was fine. BUT years later

What Are Antioxidants and How Can I Test For Them?

By: Alane Palmer, ND, CNC & Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com What are Antioxidants? Anything that begins with “Anti” usually seems like it may end in a negative way. However, Antioxidants help prevent or stop cell damage caused by oxidants. It would seem to be at our peak performance all we need to do is overload our

Vitamin Testing: Why Are Omega 3’s So Important?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Did you know that Omega-3 fatty acids are important l to your health and wellness? Do you know why are omega 3's are so essential? The answer is straightforward. It all has to do with your cell membrane. Think of a circle with a round wall around it (your

MTHFR Testing: Do I Need It and Do I Need Folate?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com MTHFR is the abbreviation for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase which has a lot to do with folate, folic acid, homocysteine and b vitamins. Several people are concerned and they should be, about whether or not they have a genetic mutation for this necessary nutrient. MTHFR has to do with whether your

How Vitamin Test Kits Work

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com As a Western society, we rarely have the vitamin deficiencies that are significant factors in other countries as health concerns. However, particular vitamins are often needed in our diet but are overlooked just because we believe we gain everything we need from the foods we eat.

September 4th, 2018|Categories: Vitamins and Minerals|

Vitamin Blood Test: What Vitamins Do You Need?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com What Vitamins Do You NEED to fuel your body for full efficiency? Everyone is different! Our bodies, our diet, our daily routine, the amount of exercise we get...it all plays a part so without knowing your specific needs you are really guessing, and in the long

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