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ION Profile – Blood (Test Code 4046)

Collection Method

Blood & Urine

Turn Around Time

12-15 business days

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The Individual Optimal Nutrition profile short for ION is a combination of nutritional tests that measure levels of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and organic, fatty and amino acids. Using the combination of nutritional testing profiles, the ION offers a complete evaluation of nutritional functions that impact patient’s mental and physical well-being.
Over time, functional nutritional deficiencies can result in a variety of chronic health conditions. The ION nutritional testing profile can help determine the basis for these conditions.

The ION profile is a unique panel in the sense that it offers a combination of detailed assessments in underlying deficiencies and is helpful for assisting these imbalances for a variety of health conditions. The human body requires these nutrients to function properly. The foods you eat provide fuel for your body. The nutrients you consume each day are your body’s only source of raw materials. Each chemical reaction occurs in a step-wise sequence and depends on the daily availability of raw materials. A shortage of any nutrient can shut down the “assembly lines” that are your body’s biochemical pathways.

Common Conditions:

• Heart disease
• Obesity & Weight Issues
• Chronic fatigue syndrome
• Immune system disorders
• Development delays
• Mood disorders
• Multiple Chemical disorders

Test Method

Automated chemistry

LC/Tandem Mass Spectroscopy, Colorimetric

GCMS LC/MS/MS

ELISA

Analytes

Organic Acids profile, Amino Acids profile, 8OHdG, Fatty acid profile
(Omega 3/6/9, monounsaturated, saturated, trans, ratios), Homocysteine,
CoQ10, Vitamin A, b-carotene, 25OH Vit D3 & Vit D2, a-tocopherol,
y-tocopherol, Mg, K, Zn, Cu, Se, Ca, Al, As, Cd, Pb, Hg

Notice To Patients

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories.Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner

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NUTRIPATH offers more tests than any other integrative medical laboratory. With more than 200 tests available, it is the anti-aging and integrative medical practitioners’ one-stop-shop with assessments that investigate endocrine, gastrointestinal, immunological, genomic, metabolic and nutritional balance.