Upgraded Mineral Deficiency, Heavy Metals, & Metabolism Test

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Upgraded Formulas Mineral Deficiency Analysis - Test, Don’t Guess. 

At-home test centered around you...

KNOW your deficiencies. Learn how to give your body what it needs...

Say goodbye to blood draws and urine tests. You don’t need to go to the clinic or doctor anymore to learn how to properly take care of your body.

You can now equip yourself with the knowledge you need to make SMART decisions about your health.

Tired and don’t know why? 

Not feeling 100% yourself? 

Get the answers to health issues and Live Optimally when you take your test today.

We Test Health Metrics In 3 Crucial Areas

1) Key Minerals - Balanced levels are critical for over a thousand bodily functions

2) Heavy Metals - Higher levels can be toxic to your health. The first step to better health is knowing your levels. 

3) Metabolism - Understanding your metabolism is significant in knowing how your body converts what you eat and drink into energy.

How To Test In 3 Easy Steps 

1) Collect Hair Sample - Collecting your hair sample will only take a few minutes. Scalp hair is the ideal source location, but pubic and underarm hair is satisfactory as well. A heaping tablespoon of hair is enough to tell you all you need to know about your health. 

2) Send Sample - We provide you with a prepaid shipping label that has shipment tracking.

3) Receive Fast Test Results - Your results typically are processed 2 days after our Physician-Approved and Certified Lab receives the sample. Once lab results are submitted, we then email via secure a HIPPA compliant server the passcode-protected PDF of your Hair Analysis report.

Optional Consultation (Must Purchase Kit B or C) - Once you receive your test results, we can provide you a hair analysis consultation with an Upgraded Certified Nutritionist to help interpret your test results with you for precise actionable results. We offer product recommendations tailored to your specific health needs and test results. The consultations have been a game-changer for many of our customers. Consultations are approximately 45 minutes. 

We offer an optional consultation to help you analyze your lab results and develop an action plan on how to optimize your health. Book an appointment with one of our Upgraded Certified Nutritionists to help guide you through your test results. 

Many find it difficult to find knowledgeable health care professionals who are familiar with how to interpret hair analysis results. Before you Guess on another supplement or Test. Get the results that can help change the course of your health.  

Our Upgraded Certified Nutritionists Evaluate the Following:

  • Metabolism
  • Thyroid Function
  • Adrenal Function
  • Heavy Metal Toxicity Levels
  • Mineral Deficiency and Imbalances
  • Develop a Personalized Action Plan
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  • Make sure to checkout with a consultation in the dropdown selection when ordering, so you can book one of our Certified Nutritionists.

Please note, you must purchase Kit B or C to receive a consultation.

Our Mission

Upgraded Formulas was founded to optimize your health through effective testing with follow up supplementation and nutritional planning. We strive to deliver the highest quality and assurance standards with the most advanced processes available.

Our Promise

The ideal place to start healing and optimizing for your daily well-being, physical and mental performance. We will help identify any potential issues with mineral deficiency, heavy metal toxicity, and metabolism function. This test is so valuable as a foundational assessment of your baseline health, it is a no-brainer investment. 

You will begin to get more out of life if you take the correct action based on your results. We have consultation options to give you the guidance to confidently dial in your health. We guarantee it. 

Save Money On Supplements

Our hair test results will show you the vitamins and nutrients you have in deficiency or excess. We've had many customers purchasing hundreds of dollars of vitamins only to discover that they weren't treating the root cause of their health issues. You'll know exactly what you need to do to put your health back on track. 

How else will you know if you actually need to be taking any of the supplements you're paying for? In some cases, hair test results reveal they can actually be harming your health because you were already overloaded. Calcium is a common mineral that you may be overconsuming.

In that case, you would be paying for a supplement that is costing you your vitality, energy, and good mood. So what do we recommend? 

Well, it's true that getting a hair mineral analysis test is one of the best things you can do for your health. In fact, these hair tests are more accurate than blood or urine tests for your mineral deficiency, heavy metal toxicity, and metabolism.

Your hair sample can reveal a lot about your health. Hair test results include your levels of nutritional elements such as Calcium, Zinc, and Magnesium. They’ll show your levels of heavy metals, and any extra elements inside your hair that reflect your body’s current state. 



Q: Can I place my hair sample in plastic? 
A: NO. Please do not place your hair sample in any plastic material. This will result in a rejection. Please place your hair sample in the provided (A) Paper Envelope.


Q: How much hair is needed for my sample? 
A: 1 HEAPING SPOON FULL. Please use the hair scale and tip as the instructions say to do and add extra to ensure that you are meeting our requirements. You can also add 1 heaping spoon full if you want to use an alternative method to measure. 

Q: Can I buy a Hair Test Kit for someone else? 
A: YES. Please email care@upgradedformulas.com the name(s) of the individual(s) that will be taking the test.


Q: Can I buy Multiple Hair Test Kits? 
A: YES. Please understand all information will be tied to the original purchaser email. Please email care@upgradedformulas.com the name(s) of the individual(s) that will be taking the test.


Q: How often should I test? 
A: It's recommended that you test every 90 days or 3 months after you receive the lab results. This enables you to implement an action plan to address any issues that are identified in the test. The retest enables you to track progress. Repeat this process until you are satisfied with your results.

Q: Are hair analysis tests accurate? 
A: Many studies have shown that hair tests will show mineral and heavy metal levels. One study showed that hair tests reflected supplements taken by pregnant women. In fact, some researchers have used one on Beethoven’s hair to learn more about him and the time he was alive. While most labs wash hair (and thus the minerals), our lab does not do this. 

Q: What minerals are in human hair? 
A: Human hair contains the following nutritional elements:

  • Calcium (Ca)
  • Magnesium (Mg)
  • Sodium (Na)
  • Potassium (K)
  • Zinc (Zn)
  • Phosphorus (P)
  • Iron (Fe)
  • Magnesium (Mg)
  • Chromium (Cr)
  • Selenium (Se)
  • Boron (B)
  • Cobalt (Co)
  • Sulfur (S)

Other important elements such as Vanadium can also be found. Your hair can show you the entire periodic table.

Q: What can my Hair Analysis reveal? 
A: As you can tell from above, we can identify a lot! The test results will show your mineral deficiencies and imbalances. They’ll also show the presence of any potentially harmful levels of heavy metals in your system. The test can be a great wake up call for the kinds of minerals and nutrients you should be consuming. You will receive insight into your metabolic activity, adrenal function, thyroid function, and parathyroid activity.

Q: What should I do with the results of my HTMA? 
A: Your Hair Test can help you and your doctor find and use targeted supplementation to in response to major deficiencies of VITAL minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Germanium, Chromium, Potassium, Iron, Vanadium among others and take action with our minerals or another brand whom you trust to take action and make changes

Q: Is this a Drug Test?
A: NO. The test will not reveal any drugs in your system.

Q: Is my Information Private? 
A: YES. The results of the lab test are known only to you and are not saved by the lab. Your health information is completely private to you. The personal information collected is for test verification only. You can opt to share it with a certified nutritionist, dietician, doctor, or anyone else you trust with your health information.

Q: When Should I Expect My Results? 
A: Patients can expect results in 8 to 10 business days once you send your hair sample off to our lab.

Once ordered here on the website, your hair analysis kit should arrive in 4 to 7 business days.

Once you receive your kit watch the above video and mail in your hair sample with hair that has been freshly shampooed and dried. Dyed hair is acceptable.
Once placed in the mail, the results are emailed to email used during checkout within approximately 8 business days, or within 3 business days once the laboratory receives the sample.

The results are then sent via locked pdf or similar with an access code for the patient.



Disclaimer: No one associated with Upgraded Formulas is responsible for lab test results, nor interpretation, or suggestions based on the results. Testing is separate from lab interpretation and consultations.

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Aaron Mack M.D.
United States United States
Excellent products and service

They went above and beyond to make sure I was satisfied with my order. They fixed an issues I caused without hesitation. Much appreciated.

Sam M.
Canada Canada
Can’t wait to see the results!

Very simple and easy to use, the instructions were clear and concise. Just waiting on my results, pretty excited to see the results!

Jameson V.
United States United States
Did not leave my house

Happy that in this post-covid world, that I did not have to leave my house to get a feel for how my health is shaping up after my last test. This is about as easy as it gets. I just watched the video. Thanks for making it easy.

J. Connor
Test was great. Consultation was a gem! Helped me so much

The consultation I did was very eye opening. I thought I understood the toxicity section but I'm glad I did the hair analysis consultation. I chose the 45 minute consultation because I wanted more time to understand the questions Ive had for so many years now. I now do these every 90 days and feel much more confident I am going in the right direction with my health. I hope you see the same results! Thank you, J.Connor

Michelle S.

Results can in about 7 days after I sent my hair sample off to the Upgraded Formulas' lab. It was an easy process once I realized everything I needed was provided in the kit. I thought I would need to use my own postage but postage came as a prepaid sticker I put on the poly bag. That was the only part that took a moment to figure out.