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Which blood biomarkers does Elo test?

Blood biomarkers provide important insights into your metabolic health and nutrition status and can help identify nutrient deficiencies and disease risk. 

At Elo, we currently test the following biomarkers using dried-blood spot testing technology:

  • Hemoglobin A1C 
    • HbA1c is a measure of your average blood sugar level over the last few months. This test evaluates your risk for diabetes and related complications.
  • Total cholesterol
    • Total cholesterol is a reflection of LDL, HDL, and triglyceride levels. Elevated cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease.
  • HDL
    • HDL is a measurement of the high-density lipoproteins (“good cholesterol”) in your blood. Optimizing HDL can help protect against heart disease.
  • LDL
    • LDL is a measurement of the low-density lipoproteins (“bad cholesterol”) in your blood. High levels of LDL can build up in your arteries and contribute to heart disease.
  • Triglycerides
    • Your triglyceride level reflects the amount of triglycerides, a type of fat, in your blood. High levels of these fats can raise your risk of heart disease.
  • VLDL
    • VLDL is an estimation of the amount of very-low-density lipoproteins in your blood. Like LDL, VLDL can build up in your arteries and contribute to heart disease.
  • Homocysteine
    • Homocysteine is an amino acid produced when proteins are broken down. High levels may be a sign of a vitamin B deficiency and is a risk factor for heart disease.
  • Vitamin B12
    • This test measures the amount of vitamin B12 in your blood. B12 is important for brain health, blood cell production, and nerve function.
  • Vitamin D    
    • Measures the amount of vitamin D (25(OH)D) in your blood. Vitamin D supports bone health, immunity and blood sugar regulation.
  • Ferritin
    • Ferritin is a blood protein that stores iron. It is an indicator of your body’s iron reserves which affect energy, sports performance, and immunity.


All blood samples are collected at home with a simple finger prick so you never have to go into a lab to complete your biomarker tests! Not ready to test yet? Review the additional breakdown of each biomarker we test, the testing process, and what to expect - here



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