You’ve done your research: googled terms, talked with your doctor, read the labels, and scoured the supplement aisle. You know what supplements you need to take so you purchase them and begin your new habit. A few days roll into a few weeks. You might feel a little better thanks to your new routine—or is it a placebo effect you wonder….
How can you really tell if your supplements are providing you with evidence-based, results-driven solutions?
With Baze, you have the ability to actually see how your body is improving, from the inside out, and we have the proof to back up our scientific processes.
We have closely followed our customers’ initial and follow-up test results, not only for our customers’ knowledge and benefit but to also ensure we are making the most effective and impactful recommendations.
Blood nutrient testing allows you to track your progress and see if your supplements are working for you. Here’s why that’s important.
There are two key aspects to consider when it comes to the effectiveness of your supplements:
- Short-term results: within the next few weeks
- Long-term results: within the next few months and years
In the short term, supplements are focused on improving how you feel. The short term is the easiest to assess: you either feel something or you don’t. Depending on the scientific validity and effectiveness of the supplement, you may notice positive benefits in just a few short weeks. This could center around benefits with energy, focus, inflammation, or many other areas depending on the supplement.
For this reason, not only does every customer start their Baze journey with a blood nutrient test, but we also recommend follow-up tests on a regular basis. This allows us to track your progress and show you how your supplements truly work.
Why blood testing is the holy grail in supplementation science
Long-term supplementation is not just aiming at improving how you feel in the next few weeks, it’s also geared towards long-term positive health and prevention of chronic diseases.
Blood tests grant you the ability to measure levels of nutrients in your body over time. Long-term studies have closely followed blood nutrient levels and health outcomes for a large variety of conditions and nutrients. Outcomes of these studies can vary widely, but most all follow the trend that being in optimal blood nutrient ranges helps to reduce overall risk.
However, you can’t know if optimal nutrient levels played a role in preventing an illness if said illness never manifested in the first place. It’s nearly impossible to get objective feedback on these pieces because you can’t see and feel them directly. That’s why blood nutrient testing is such a critical indicator to assess—because it’s the only objective indicator available— and only one supplement company is currently doing this.
You deserve to know if the pills you are taking are having a positive, neutral, or negative effect on your health and body so you can adjust accordingly. You deserve to have this knowledge and transparency, which ultimately gives you better control of your health.
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