Omega 6 and 3 Test

Our omega 6 & 3 blood test kit lets you check your levels with a simple finger prick test taken at home.

Omega 6 and 3 are fatty acids that play a vital role in reducing the risk of inflammation and, in turn, protecting your body against heart disease.

Unfortunately, far too many of us have diets that contain too much Omega 6 fatty acid, thus increasing our risk of inflammatory diseases.

It is estimated that the modern day diet of many of us contains around ten times more omega 6 than omega 3. This puts us at risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Test cost:
£99.00
Finger prick
Estimated turnaround
9 days
From receipt of sample

Why take an Omega 6 and 3 test?

  • To check that your diet is balanced
  • To reduce inflammation
  • To improve your cardiovascular health

Benefits of Omega 6 and 3 testing

Increasingly, we monitor our activity and food intake with a variety of apps and tools. But if you’re serious about taking control of your health, it’s vital to know what’s happening on the inside too. With a simple Omega 6 and 3 finger prick test, you’ll get fast results.

These results will help you to truly understand the impact of your diet.

Poor diet and an excess in fatty acids puts us at risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes. By testing your Omega 6 and 3 levels, you’ll understand where your risks lie and will have the data you need to make informed decisions about the required changes to your diet.

Included in this test

Vitamins & minerals

Tested biomarkers
  • Omega 6: Omega 3 Ratio

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

What our customers say

As a former Olympic cyclist I always wanted to look after my health. This has never changed to this day but become a lot easier via Forth, it’s the only way to really understand your own body. 

Brian Smith

As a working mum, I often find myself training ‘tired’ as the demands of day-to-day life take their toll.  Forth has enabled me to gain a valuable insight into what is happening ‘under the surface’, so I  can adapt my training and lifestyle.

Kate Allan

I ran my first marathon in 2014 which left me feeling exhausted and constantly unwell. What I didn’t know then was that my iron and vitamin D levels were incredibly low.  By using Forth to test key biomarkers has put me in control of the areas I need to improve.

Jude Peck, 42

I suffer from a hereditary condition which causes my body to store too much iron.  My biggest issue before using Forth was getting an appointment with my GP.  Now using Forth I can track my iron quickly and easily and take action before levels start to affect my health

Mark Threfall, 29

I enlisted the help of Forth to help me get to the bottom of my current health concerns. The test was really easy to and my results were available within day. Using Forth has helped me take the action needed to get my hormones back on track.

Holly Rush, 39

Forth really helped me understand issues that I was having, which in the end turned out to be problems with iron absorption. Without their test I would never have known this. I now have the knowledge I need to improve.

Sean Conway

Taking the test is simple just make sure you follow all the instructions so you follow the correct procedures. The customer service is second to none and the results are easy to understand and follow.

Matthew Bottrill

I'd put off getting regular blood tests before because of the long-winded process of a GP visit. Forth has changed all that. The process is very quick and very easy, with thorough, well-explained results delivered to your inbox within days.

Alice Hector

I was keen to use Forth’s service to help monitor my haematological markers in particular since I've had problems in the past and by the time they are picked up by the GP I'm normally feeling unwell.  The test was quick and easy to do and results were back very quickly. The results are also incredibly accurate, being almost identical to those from tests done by my GP the same day.

Alice Lethbridge

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