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Alternative Testing Options To The Top Vibrant America & Vibrant Wellness Tests

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Alternative Testing Options To The Top Vibrant America & Vibrant Wellness Tests

Starting Feb. 1st 2024, Vibrant is closing off all partnerships and moving in a different strategic direction. 

We started Rupa with a mission to support practitioners in bringing Root Cause Medicine to the world. 🌎 We’re committed to this and to working with partners who also believe in this. To support this mission, here is a list of the top Vibrant tests on Rupa Health, and their comparable panels still available!


The Top 20 Vibrant Wellness Labs and Their Alternatives

The following labs from Vibrant Wellness are frequently ordered by practitioners. Here at Rupa Health, we have fantastic alternatives to accomplish the same testing goals (and sometimes even more!):

1. Gut Zoomer 3.0 Complete Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The Gut Zoomer 3.0 Complete offers a detailed analysis of gastrointestinal health, focusing on the gut microbiome, pathogen detection, and immune response. It is particularly adept at identifying leaky gut syndrome, dysbiosis, and inflammatory bowel disease, providing insights for customized treatment plans to improve gut and overall health. The GI-MAP + Zonulin test by Diagnostic Solutions, with its DNA-based technology, gives a precise quantification of gut-affecting microorganisms and includes Zonulin testing for intestinal permeability. This makes the GI-MAP test a great option for diagnosing gut barrier issues, often overlooked in other tests, and for developing targeted therapies for complex gastrointestinal conditions. Its comprehensive assessment of microbial composition and gut lining integrity makes it crucial for managing gut-related disorders. 

The GI Effects® Comprehensive Profile from Genova Diagnostics is another amazing option. It is an array of sophisticated stool tests designed to evaluate key aspects of gastrointestinal health, including digestive function, intestinal inflammation, and the composition of the gut microbiome. This test underscores the interdependent relationship between various gut microorganisms and their human host, highlighting how the well-being of each impacts the other. By providing a thorough assessment of these areas, the test plays a crucial role in guiding the management and treatment of gastrointestinal health issues.

In addition to the GI-MAP and GI Effects, Rupa offers many other fantastic stool testing options. Take a look at our Comparison Tool for our top comprehensive stool testing options. 

Learn More About Using The GI-MAP and GI Effects® Tests in Practice

2. Wheat Zoomer Alternative

The top alternative test is:

The Vibrant Wellness Wheat Zoomer test comprehensively assesses wheat and gluten sensitivity, including Celiac Disease, by measuring antibodies to wheat and gluten proteins and peptides. The Wheat/Gluten Assessment Panel by Alletess Medical Laboratory also measures specific antibodies and immune responses in order to identify and differentiate between Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, Gluten Enteropathy and Dermatitis Herpetiformis, in addition to wheat/gluten allergies. This test is a great option when looking for a comparison to the Wheat Zoomer.

In contrast, Cyrex Laboratories' Array 3X (Wheat/Gluten Proteome Reactivity & Autoimmunity Profile) offers a different type of assessment to analyze gluten reactivity. It specifically targets the body's immune response to gluten protein fragments, crucial for diagnosing wheat reactivity, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, Celiac Disease, food opioid reactivity, intestinal barrier issues, and wheat-related autoimmunity. This test is particularly useful for patients with negative conventional Celiac tests but showing symptoms of gluten sensitivity, including those with non-responsive GI issues or conditions like chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, depression, or neuro-autoimmunity. It also identifies autoimmune reactions to wheat proteins and peptides. The Array 3X is known for its detailed evaluation of gluten proteome fragments and autoimmune responses, making it ideal for complex cases and precise dietary management of gluten-related disorders.

The Celiac Profile by Genova Diagnostics is a detailed blood test that employs recognized immune system markers to help diagnose Celiac disease and sensitivity to gluten. It is a helpful tool when Celiac or gluten sensitivity is suspected.

Take a look at our Comparison Tool for more details about these alternative tests. 

3. Food Sensitivity Profile 1 (97 foods) - IgA & IgG Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

​These are comparable tests offered by ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies, Ayumetrix, Alletess Medical Laboratory, and Genova Diagnostics, which all test for food sensitivities for 96 common foods. For a more thorough comparison, check out our Comparison Tool

4. Food Sensitivity 1 + Food Sensitivity 2 - IgA & IgG Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

Vibrant Wellness offers an expanded version of their food sensitivity testing. Luckily, Rupa has great expanded panels from Access Medical Labs, Mosaic Diagnostics (formerly Great Plains), Alletess Medical Laboratory, ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies, and US BioTek

For a more detailed look at our comparisons, check out the Comparison Tool.

5. Complete Food Sensitivity Profile (210 Foods) - IgA & IgG Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The LRA Food Block 238 by ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies offers a distinct advantage in food sensitivity and allergy testing. This test utilizes the LRA (Lymphocyte Response Assay), a more comprehensive method that measures delayed hypersensitivity reactions at the cellular level, not just limited to IgA and IgG antibody responses. By assessing lymphocyte reactions, the LRA Food Block 238 can detect a broader spectrum of immune responses to foods, including non-antibody-mediated reactions, which are often overlooked in standard food sensitivity testing.  

The foodANALYZER IgG Food Sensitivity by Access Medical Laboratories is another impressive option, offering state-of-the-art multiplex ELISA testing that measures 286 food sources from just 1 ml of serum!

At Rupa, we have several more amazing options for testing food sensitivities. For a more detailed look at these options, take a look at our Comparison Tool.

6. Food Allergens + Food Sensitivities (1 & 2) Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The foodANALYZER and allergE+ by Access Medical Labs uses a nano-bead technology to block cross-reactions, leading to incredibly accurate results. It measures IgG antibodies for 286 food sources along with 285 environmental & food sources, making this one of the most thorough food allergy and sensitivity tests on the market.

In addition, the P88 Dietary Antigen Test by Precision Point combines not only IgE and IgG but also IgG4 and complement (C3d) reactions to 88 common foods. The addition of the IgG4 and C3d components levels up this test option because it evaluates more of the immune system than other tests. Similarly, the Food Allergy and Sensitivity Testing (FAST 88 Foods: IgE, IgG4, IgG, C3b/d) by Infinite Allergy Labs offers a similar in depth assessment of food allergies and sensitivities on the immune system. 

For more detailed information and differences, check out our Comparison Tool

7. 4 Food Zoomer Combo Alternatives

The Food Zoomer panels from Vibrant Wellness offer practitioners the chance to customize their food sensitivity panels to be food-specific. For example, Wheat, Lectin, Soy, Seafood, Peanut, Nut, Egg, Dairy, Corn, Mammalian Milk, and Grain are all options to choose from.

Alternatives to these Food Zoomers are a more comprehensive food sensitivity assessment, such as the options listed in the above sections, giving a more well-rounded evaluation of food sensitivities. 

8. Total Tox-Burden Alternatives

This panel evaluates exposure to various environmental contaminants, including chemicals and pollutants, mycotoxins, and heavy metals. Rupa offers fantastic options for in-depth testing of each type of exposure. See below for the specific test alternatives within each category.

Learn More About Alternatives to the Total Tox-Burden Test

9. Mycotoxins Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The Total Mycotoxin Panel by RealTime Laboratories is known for its sensitivity and specificity, and is able to detect lower levels of a wide range of mycotoxins. This comprehensive approach is crucial for accurately diagnosing mycotoxin exposure and related health issues. The Vibrant Wellness Mycotoxins test, while effective, may not provide the same level of detail and accuracy in identifying various mycotoxins, making the RealTime Laboratories test a great choice for in-depth mycotoxin analysis.

Another great option is the MycoTOX Profile by MosaicDX. This test analyzes 40 species of mold from 11 mycotoxins, leading to a comprehensive understanding of the exposures. Recognized as a leader in specificity and backed by over 20 years of lab expertise, MosaicDX utilizes advanced LC-MS technology to excel in accuracy. This state-of-the-art urine-based assay precisely assesses various mycotoxins, such as Aflatoxin M1, Ochratoxin A, Zearalenone, and Trichothecenes. The MycoTOX Profile supports clinicians in uncovering mycotoxin exposure and shaping effective therapeutic strategies for prevention and treatment. Committed to unwavering quality and accessibility, MosaicDX takes pride in offering the MycoTOX Profile at an affordable rate, ensuring both precision and affordability for your testing needs.

To learn more about the distinguishing details, view our comparison here

Learn More About Using The Total Mycotoxin Panel and MycoTOX Tests in Practice

10. Environmental Toxins Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The LRA Environmental Chemicals Block 61 test offers a unique approach by using the Lymphocyte Response Assay (LRA) to measure cellular reactions to environmental chemicals. This method goes beyond the antibody detection used in Vibrant Wellness tests and can provide a more accurate and comprehensive assessment of the body's immune response to environmental toxins. This is particularly beneficial in identifying subtle, chronic reactions that might be missed in standard tests.

The RTL Tox Complete by RealTime Laboratories is another great option for assessing the toxin load of a patient, as is the Environmental Pollutants Profile (EPP) by US BioTek. The Metabolomix+ by Genova Diagnostics is less specific for environmental toxins. However, it is a beneficial urine test for understanding how the body may be processing and metabolizing various environmental toxins. 

Check out our Comparison Tool for more details to differentiate these options. 

11. Heavy Metals Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The Heavy Metals, 21 Toxic, Urine (24-hour) by Access Medical Laboratories, the Urine Toxic Metals - 24 hr by Doctor’s Data, the Metals Urine Test - 24-hour by Mosaic Diagnostics, and the Toxic Element Clearance Profile - Genova Diagnostics are all similar urine panels to the Vibrant Wellness test. However, Rupa also offers heavy metal testing via blood and hair tests. 

For example, the Blood Metals Panel by Quicksilver Scientific would be a great choice when checking for recent exposures to heavy metals. On the other hand, the Hair Elements test by Doctor's Data provides a long-term view of heavy metal exposure, capturing the accumulation over time through hair analysis. This can be more informative than blood or urine tests for heavy metals, which might only reflect recent exposures. The Hair Elements test's ability to track historical exposure is crucial for identifying chronic toxicity, offering a significant advantage over the urine test provided by Vibrant Wellness.

Here is our Comparison in more detail for these great alternative tests. 

12. Total Tox-burden + Organic Acids Alternatives

One of the great advantages of ordering labs through Rupa Health is that you can order multiple panels for your patients even when the panels are from different lab companies, making your lab ordering experience much easier! That being said, the Total Tox-burden + Organic Acids test from Vibrant Wellness is a combination of two panels. See above for our recommendations for toxin testing and see below for our Organic Acids alternatives. 

13. Whole Blood Nutrient Profile Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

The Whole Blood Nutrient Profile by Vibrant Wellness and SpectraCell's Micronutrient Test both assess nutritional status, but the SpectraCell test offers a more in-depth analysis. Vibrant Wellness's test evaluates vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fatty acids, and amino acids in whole blood, providing a current snapshot of nutrient levels. In contrast, SpectraCell's test examines over 30 nutrients, focusing on their impact on cellular function and assessing the functional level and capability of nutrients within white blood cells over 4-6 months. This method offers a dynamic view of how well cells utilize nutrients, giving insights into long-term nutrient utilization and cellular health. The SpectraCell test's detailed, functional assessment of intracellular micronutrient status makes it a fantastic option, especially for diagnosing chronic diseases and tailoring nutritional interventions.

The NutrEval® FMV goes into an even more comprehensive analysis by assessing nutritional status via both the blood and urine. It examines vitamins, fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals, and other biomarkers to identify dietary deficiencies and imbalances.

Rupa offers several other great Nutritional Assessments as well. See the comparison of the testing options that we offer. 

14. Organic Acids Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

An Organic Acid Test (OAT) is a comprehensive diagnostic tool that analyzes urine samples to detect organic acids, the metabolic byproducts produced by the body. These organic acids are produced during various biochemical pathways, including digestion, energy production, and detoxification. The OAT is particularly useful for identifying metabolic imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, and the overgrowth of yeast or bacteria in the gut. By measuring levels of specific organic acids, this test can provide insights into a person's cellular and metabolic health, offering clues about vitamin and mineral status, oxidative stress, neurotransmitter levels, and more. 

Mosaic Diagnostics, Genova Diagnostics, Diagnostic Solutions, Precision Analytical, and US BioTek all offer their own versions of the OAT test. To see a comparison of them all and choose the best option for your patient, take a look at the OAT Comparison page.

15. Salivary Hormones Alternatives

The top alternative tests are:

There are many advantages to testing hormones through a saliva test, which is why these types of tests are popular amongst healthcare professionals. While the VIbrant Wellness Salvary Hormones test is a comprehensive panel assessing sex and adrenal hormones, the Comprehensive Plus Profile by Doctor’s Data is a wonderful alternative that is equally thorough, providing a deep look into sex and adrenal hormones as well. 

ZRT Laboratory also offers a similar test with their Saliva Profile III - female/male, and Genova Diagnostics has their version of this panel called the One Day Hormone Check.

Several other labs offer saliva hormone testing options as well. You can compare them all here with our Comparison Tool

16. Neural Zoomer Plus Alternative

The top alternative tests are:

The Array 7X test by Cyrex Laboratories, known as the Expanded Neurological Autoimmune Reactivity Screen, is an advanced test specifically designed to aid in the early detection of neuro-autoimmunity, a condition where the immune system mistakenly attacks the nervous system. It evaluates the severity of the autoimmune response and is also useful in monitoring the effectiveness of treatment protocols related to these neurological issues. By measuring IgG, IgA, and IgM antibodies, Array 7X offers a comprehensive view of the immune system's reactivity, which can be crucial in diagnosing and managing autoimmune neurological disorders​​. This is a great alternative to Vibrant Wellness’s Neural Zoomer Plus. 

Cyrex also offers an Array 5, known as the Multiple Autoimmune Reactivity Screen. While this test assesses antibodies affecting the entire body, it does encompass neurological antibodies and might be a good additional test depending on your patient’s specific condition and symptoms. 

See our Comparison Tool for more details on these neurological testing options.

17. Add-On: Total Immunoglobulins Alternative

The top alternative test is:

Testing a patient's levels of IgG, IgA, and IgM antibodies can be used to diagnose and monitor immune system disorders. These tests are also useful in evaluating the body's response to infections, assessing allergic and autoimmune reactions, and screening for immunodeficiency disorders. Access Medical Laboratories offers the same test (Immunoglobulins Panel) measuring the same markers. 

Here is the Comparison to see some other options as well. 

18. Tickborne Complete 1.0 Alternatives

See Below for more details on our best Tick Borne Disease testing options.

19. Tickborne Complete 2.0 Alternatives 

See Below for more details on our best Tick Borne Disease testing options.

20. Tickborne - Lyme & TBRF Alternatives

The top alternative test is:

The Tickborne testing options from Vibrant Wellness detect Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through antigen detection of microorganisms. On the other hand, the Tick Borne Disease Panel 11 (TBD11) by IGeneX is a more extensive test that includes a range of methodologies such as FISH, IFA, ImmunoBlot, PCR, and Serology​​. It has a long track record of success since 1991 and offers testing that is nearly twice as accurate as CDC-recommended tests​​. The TBD11 panel tests for all major tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, TBRF, Babesia, Bartonella, and Rickettsia, using comprehensive methods​​. This makes the IGeneX test a great option for practitioners seeking a thorough assessment of tick-borne diseases.

IGeneX also offers other versions of their Tick Borne tests. Here is the Comparison to learn more about each option. 

For a quick reference, please check out our Alternative Lab Options for Top Vibrant Wellness Labs graphic.


Top 20 Vibrant America Labs and Their Alternatives

The following labs from Vibrant America are frequently ordered by practitioners. Here at Rupa Health, we have fantastic alternatives for you to explore and order for your patients:

1. Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Alternatives

A Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) is a broad-spectrum blood test that provides a snapshot of a person's metabolic health and organ function. This panel typically includes measurements of glucose, calcium, electrolytes (such as sodium, potassium, chloride, and bicarbonate), and markers of kidney and liver health, including blood urea nitrogen (BUN), creatinine, and liver enzymes like alanine transaminase (ALT) and aspartate transaminase (AST). 

Access Medical Laboratories and BostonHeart offer CMPs measuring the same markers as any standard CMP.

2. CBC w/ diff. & platelets Alternatives

A Complete Blood Count (CBC) with differential is a fundamental blood test that provides a comprehensive overview of a person's overall health status. This test measures several components of the blood, including red blood cells (RBCs), which carry oxygen; white blood cells (WBCs), which fight infection; hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein in RBCs; hematocrit, the proportion of RBCs to plasma; and platelets, which are essential for blood clotting. The 'differential' part of the test further breaks down the white blood cells into different types (like neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils), providing detailed information about the body's immune response. 

Access Medical Laboratories and BostonHeart Diagnostics offer CBC w/ diff tests that cover the same markers. 

3. Thyroid Panel Alternatives

A thorough thyroid panel is crucial in evaluating thyroid gland function and diagnosing thyroid disorders. The thyroid, a small gland in the neck, plays a vital role in regulating metabolism, energy production, and many other important bodily functions. A comprehensive thyroid panel typically includes tests for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Free Thyroxine (Free T4), Free Triiodothyronine (Free T3), and thyroid antibodies. TSH is the primary hormone tested to assess thyroid function, while Free T4 and Free T3 levels provide insight into the amount of active thyroid hormone circulating in the body. Testing for thyroid antibodies helps in diagnosing autoimmune thyroid conditions, such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis or Graves' disease. This panel is essential for detecting various thyroid issues like hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and other related disorders. 

Access Medical Laboratories, Precision Point, Genova Diagnostics, ZRT Laboratories, and BostonHeart Diagnostics all offer comprehensive thyroid panels to thoroughly assess the status of your patient’s thyroid function.

For specific single thyroid markers, the following lab companies can be used:

4. TSH Alternatives

Access Medical Laboratories, DHA Laboratory, ZRT Laboratory, BostonHeart Diagnostics

5. Free T3 Alternatives

Access Medical Laboratories, BostonHeart Diagnostics, ZRT Laboratory

6. Free T4 Alternatives

Access Medical Laboratories, BostonHeart Diagnostics, ZRT Laboratory

7. HbA1c Alternatives

HbA1c testing, also known as Hemoglobin A1c or glycated hemoglobin test, is a crucial blood test used to measure the average level of blood sugar (glucose) over the past two to three months. This test works by assessing the percentage of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells, that is coated with sugar. HbA1c levels provide a more long-term view of blood sugar control, unlike daily blood glucose tests, which can fluctuate significantly. This test is primarily used for managing and diagnosing diabetes, as higher HbA1c levels indicate poorer control of blood sugar levels and can help in adjusting diabetes treatment plans. It's also used for prediabetes diagnosis, helping to identify individuals at increased risk of developing diabetes. 

BostonHeart Diagnostics, Access Medical Laboratories, ZRT Laboratory, and Ayumetrix all offer the HbA1c test that you can order for your patients.

8. Anemia Panel Alternatives

An anemia panel is a helpful set of markers that helps practitioners evaluate key markers that may indicate anemia or the trend toward anemia. Access Medical Laboratories offers an Anemia Panel that assesses 6 different markers - Folate, TIBC, Iron, Ferritin, Vitamin B12, and Reticulocyte Count.

9. Insulin Alternatives

Testing serum insulin levels is a critical diagnostic tool for assessing insulin function and glucose metabolism in the body. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, is essential for regulating blood sugar levels. By measuring the amount of insulin in the blood, this test helps evaluate how well the body is producing and responding to insulin. This test is often used alongside blood glucose tests to provide a more comprehensive picture of a patient's metabolic health, guiding treatment decisions and monitoring the effectiveness of interventions.

ZRT Laboratory, BostonHeart Diagnostics, and Access Medical Laboratories all offer insulin as a single marker test. 

10. Vitamin D, 25-OH Alternatives

Vitamin D levels are crucial for bone health, immune function, and overall well-being. This test helps in diagnosing vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency. Maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is vital for calcium absorption and overall health, making this test an important tool in preventive and diagnostic healthcare.

Access Medical Laboratories, Doctor’s Data, ZRT Laboratory, BostonHeart Diagnostics, and DHA Laboratory all offer a Vitamin D, 25-OH marker that you can order for your patients.  

11. hs-CRP Alternatives

The high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) test measures low levels of inflammation in the body. The hs-CRP test is a sensitive tool for detecting even minor increases in inflammation, making it valuable in preventive cardiology and for managing chronic health conditions.

BostonHeart Diagnostics, Access Medical Laboratories, and ZRT Laboratory all offer hs-CRP as a single marker test that you can order for your patients.

12. Lipids Panel Alternatives

A lipid panel is a blood test that measures the levels of specific fats in your blood, including cholesterol and triglycerides. This test helps assess your risk of heart disease by evaluating these fats, which play a crucial role in your body's energy storage and cell structure but can contribute to cardiovascular problems when unbalanced.

Access Medical Laboratories offers a Lipid Panel very similar to the Vibrant Wellness pane, as does Ayumetrix. BostonHeart Diagnostics, well known for its cardiovascular testing, has two panel options, both of which are incredibly useful in practice. The Lipid Panel Basic and the Lipid Panel Comprehensive.

13. Homocysteine Alternatives

Homocysteine is an amino acid in the blood, often tested to evaluate the risk of heart disease. Elevated levels of homocysteine can be a marker for heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular conditions, often linked to deficiencies in B vitamins.

Many labs offer homocysteine single-marker blood testing such as Mosaic Diagnostics, Access Medical Laboratories, BostonHeart Diagnostics, and DHA Laboratory.  

14. GGT Alternatives

Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) is an enzyme found in many body tissues, predominantly in the liver. A GGT test measures the level of this enzyme in the blood and is commonly used to detect liver disease and bile duct problems.

BostonHeart Diagnostics and Access Medical Laboratories both offer GGT as a single-marker serum test. 

15. Vitamin B12 Alternatives

Vitamin B12, a crucial nutrient for nerve function and the production of DNA and red blood cells, is primarily obtained through diet, especially from animal products. Its deficiency can lead to various health issues, including anemia, fatigue, and, in severe cases, neurological complications.

BostonHeart Diagnostics and Access Medical Laboratories both offer Vitamin B12 as a single-marker serum test. 

16. Cardiac Health Panel Alternatives

The Vibrant America Cardiac Health Panel is typcially ordered to assess a patient’s risk for cardiovascular disease. While this panel is great, there are other panels that evaluate even more markers for a more well-rounde assessment of cardiac health.

For example, the CardioPro Advanced test from Access Medical Laboratories goes beyond a more basic panel by including Vitamin D and PLAC (Lp-PLA2), which are highly correlated with cardiovascular disease risk.

In addition, the CardioMetabolic - Comprehensive by BostonHeart Diagnostics offers a large panel to thoroughly assess the status of the patient’s heart health. 

The Cardio Check Profile from Genova is another great panel to consider. It is a comprehensive evaluation of lipids and cardiometabolic markers aimed at identifying the risk of diseases. It integrates traditional and specialized lab tests to offer practical guidance for clinical decisions.

For a more detailed comparison of our top alternatives, please take a look at our Comparison Tool.

17. RBC Magnesium Alternatives

RBC Magnesium is a useful test because it is measuring the specific amount of magnesium in the red blood cells, meaning that it is likely a more precise measurement of magnesium status in the body. 

BostonHeart Diagnostics and Access Medical Laboratories both offer this exact single-marker test. 

18. Uric Acid Alternative

The Uric Acid test is a serum test specifically measuring uric acid levels in the body, aiding in the diagnosis of conditions like gout, kidney failure, and other related health issues. BostonHeart Diagnostics offers this same serum test. 

19. Micronutrients Panel Alternatives

A Micronutrient panel can be very helpful for detecting specific nutritional deficiencies. While Vibrant America offers a comprehensive panel, there are also two other fantastic options that practitioners can order for their patients. The Micronutrient Test by SpectraCell Laboratories examines essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to identify any deficiencies. It also assesses how these micronutrients function and perform in the body, pinpointing any functional shortcomings. The Cellular Micronutrient Assay By Cell Science Systems is another great option that assesses how micronutrients impact a patient's immune system, helping to detect any nutrient deficiencies.

20. DHEA-S Alternatives

Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands, playing a key role in the production of other sex hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Measuring DHEA-S levels through a blood test can help diagnose various health conditions, including adrenal dysfunction and hormonal imbalances.

BostonHeart Diagnostic, Access Medical Laboratories, and ZRT Laboratory all offer DHEA-S as a single-marker serum test. 

For a quick reference, please check out our Alternative Lab Options for Top Vibrant America Labs graphic.


The Best Alternative to Vibrant Wellness: Rupa Health

In wrapping up, the significance of personalized lab testing in achieving optimal health cannot be overstated, as it unlocks insights uniquely aligned with each individual's health profile. This personalized approach fosters a more informed, proactive stance in healthcare management, leading to timely interventions and precise treatments. In navigating these choices, Rupa Health stands out as a prime alternative, offering an expansive array of tests coupled with ease of access and comprehensive insights. Their services are a beacon for those seeking to take an active role in their health journey, providing a top-tier resource for anyone aiming to enhance their wellness strategy. Ultimately, choosing the right lab testing, especially through esteemed platforms like Rupa Health, paves the way for improved health outcomes, a deeper understanding of personal health, and an empowered, informed approach to maintaining wellness.

The information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult with your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider before taking any dietary supplement or making any changes to your diet or exercise routine.
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