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Cholesterol Check

Our cholesterol blood test kit is perfect for those on a weight management program or generally looking to improve their overall health. With a simple finger prick blood test taken at home, you can get insight into cholesterol levels (both good and bad) and other key markers.

When we’re working to lose weight, we track all sorts. We track our weight on the scales, we track the size of our waists, the number of calories or amount of carbohydrate we take in.

But what about the effect that your changes are having on your internal health?

To get a full picture of the impact of your lifestyle improvements, one of our home body fat blood tests is ideal. A simple finger prick test that helps you to understand your cholesterol levels including triglycerides, LDL and HDL.

This test breaks down the different types of cholesterol in your body so that you get a clear picture of both good and bad types of fat.

Test cost:
Test type: finger prick
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Why take a body fat test?

  • You’re on a weight management program and want to track the impact that your changes are having on your cholesterol levels and internal health
  • You’re concerned about your weight and want to assess cholesterol levels and other markers
  • You want a breakdown of differing cholesterol levels rather than total cholesterol alone
  • You want to decrease your risk of cardiovascular problems
  • You want to monitor an existing high cholesterol condition

Benefits of body fat testing

Our body fat blood test kit can provide detailed insight about your body's different types of cholesterol levels rather than total cholesterol alone which can be misleading. So if you’re concerned about your cholesterol or want to track the improvements following dietary changes, our tests and clear digital results dashboard are just what you need.

This is also an easy way to track the impact of any dietary changes you’ve made beyond simply numbers on a scale.

Understanding your cholesterol levels and taking control of them can help you to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems later in life.

Doing a body fat blood test with Forth is quick and easy. Simply take the finger prick test at home, return your sample by post to our lab  and within a couple of days, you’ll have the insight you need in a simple to access and easy to understand online dashboard.  Here you can also track changes over time so you can see the impact changes in your diet or lifestyle is having on your numbers.

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory


Tests can be done at home


Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test


Tested biomarkers
  • Triglycerides
  • Total Cholesterol
  • LDL
  • HDL % of Total Cholesterol
  • HDL

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

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Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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