Functional Friday: Am I eating enough protein ?

Happy Functional Friday everyone πŸ₯°β€οΈ in todays post we will be tackling the topic β€œam I eating enough protein?”. If you’re new to my blog, I am Helen, a certified functional blood chemistry specialist and each week I will be making standard labs more accessible to you all πŸ™ŒπŸ» to check out previous posts, justContinue reading “Functional Friday: Am I eating enough protein ?”

Functional Friday: Is your body stressed?

Welcome to Functional Friday 🌈 a series I have created to help everyone decipher their lab work and gain some clues where your body may need support. As a certified functional blood chemistry specialist, I hope to explain topics so that you all can understand, if you have any topic requests, feel free to commentContinue reading “Functional Friday: Is your body stressed?”

Functional Friday: Am I dehydrated ?

Welcome to Functional Friday where I use my knowledge as a functional blood chemistry specialist, to help you uncover what may be going on in your body! Like always, this is not medical advice, so please always verify with your practitioner β˜€οΈ If you want to check out previous posts, check out the Functional FridayContinue reading “Functional Friday: Am I dehydrated ?”

Functional Friday: Do I need iron, copper, zinc, B6, or vitamin A?

In last weeks Functional Friday, we discussed how to assess a B9/B12 need based on a marker found on most yearly bloodwork- the MCV, which stands for mean corpuscular volume (the size of the red blood cells). While the lab range for MCV on the report is a bit broader, the functional range for theContinue reading “Functional Friday: Do I need iron, copper, zinc, B6, or vitamin A?”

Functional Friday: Do I need Vitamin B12 and Folate?

I recently completed my functional blood chemistry certification and want to make the art more accessible to you all. Blood chemistry is a great way to discover what your body needs to be balanced, and with a few tricks and tips, you will know exactly what you need to do to support your body’s optimalContinue reading “Functional Friday: Do I need Vitamin B12 and Folate?”