The Downside of Creating an Action Plan With Old Results

InsideTracker is built to create a truly personalized approach to health and wellness through blood-based biomarker testing. The most important thing about blood biomarkers is that they are dynamic. Unlike genetics, blood biomarkers change over time and often can be influenced by diet, activity, and lifestyle habits.1-3 This also means that, unlike DNA results, blood tests merely offer a snapshot of your health, and eventually become obsolete as time goes on. The remedy? To refresh your results!

Back To School: Lifestyle Hacks 101

In case you missed it, we’re doing a two-part series - Nutrition and Lifestyle - on ways to mentally and physically prepare yourself for the school year ahead. In last week’s edition, we examined the best ways to improve your cognitive ability through diet and nutrition. This week, we’re discussing lifestyle practices you can build into your routine to help you overcome the unexpected curveballs of a hectic ‘back to school’ schedule.

How is your taking care of your body like maintaining your car?

  To keep your car running well and to extend its life, you take it to your mechanic every 5,000 miles or so. With the assistance of computer diagnostics, your mechanic checks the engine, brakes, and other systems. The diagnostics software tells your mechanic which parts need to be fixed or replaced. After maintenance, the car should run pretty well until the next scheduled check-up. But, if you skip the regular oil change, the oil will become thick and dirty, and eventually the engine will ...

How Can I Improve My Athletic Performance Using Blood Biochemistry?

Are you looking to improve your endurance, speed, or flexibility? You’re not alone—in preparation for the 2012 Olympics, one of the US Olympic track cyclists spent hours training and building her endurance. But to reach the next level in training, she needed to know what was going on inside her own body. An InsideTracker blood analysis revealed that she was very low in vitamin D, which is a nutrient that helps the body absorb calcium and maintain strong bones. InsideTracker gave this athlete ...

Check Your Progress with a Follow-up InsideTracker Test!

  What were the results of your first InsideTracker blood analysis? If some of your biomarker results were out of the optimal range, did you change your diet and exercise regimen to improve your health and athletic performance? If you want to know how much progress you have made, sign up for a follow-up InsideTracker blood test!

A Balancing Act: How to meet your unique calorie needs

  One of InsideTracker’s most useful features in promoting a healthy body is its customizable food basket that takes into account your food preferences, macro and micronutrient levels (according to your blood), and activity level (according to you). It’s like having your own personal dietitian, but you don’t have to feel guilty if you disagree with his/her twice weekly kale recommendation.

Behind the Scenes at InsideTracker Part I: An Insider’s Guide to the Segterra Algorithm

  Nutrition and Health Information Tailored to You What makes InsideTracker unique is its ability to segment the vast landscape of nutrition and health information that exists, and to tailor recommendations to an individual’s needs. There is no shortage of health information available, making it difficult (and time-consuming!) to sort through the various sources and sometimes-conflicting results that turn up in magazines or on the evening news. InsideTracker created a unique algorithm to ...
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