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Toxins are a significant threat to our health. Our environment contains toxins in food, air, and water. Our bodies are constantly exposed to these toxins, so we must know how much of each toxin we consume. As we age, our bodies cannot handle these toxins effectively, which can cause serious health problems.

Over the past ten years, testing for toxins has grown to encompass not just heavy metals but also pesticides, herbicides, petroleum derivatives, persistent chemicals, medication by-products, and preservatives. This exponential increase in the amount of these toxins is truly concerning – it’s no longer a matter of where you get them from, but rather which ones are present within your body and how we will remove them.

We strongly advocate that regular toxin tests should be incorporated into every health program if we want to ensure long life expectancy. Yearly monitoring will keep you informed about potential harm as well as alerting any changes throughout time.

Standard Toxin Testing

Although toxins can undoubtedly be a significant health risk, traditional physicians and insurance companies don’t seem to recognize this – meaning that tests are rarely ordered or paid for by insurance. When conventional doctors do order the test, it’s usually short-listed to just a few heavy metals:

  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Chromium
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Nickel

These standard tests only include a few of the toxins we are exposed to, leaving us in the dark about what we consume. Most standard testing fails to screen for the full scope of toxins present in our environment, from pesticides and herbicides to petroleum derivatives and persistent forever chemicals.

Advanced Total Toxin Testing

Toxin testing has evolved into a highly sophisticated science due to the extensive list of chemicals we are exposed to daily. You must undergo comprehensive tests for these toxins to understand your risk of cancer and other illnesses caused by these toxins and determine which method will help rid your body of these toxins.

Heavy Metals

Countless people worldwide are impacted yearly by heavy metal toxicity, commonly overlooked as the origin of many health issues. Heavy metals are present in nearly all parts of the United States and can accumulate from industrial production or pollution found in air, soil, water, and food sources; this renders humans particularly vulnerable to their effects on virtually all biological systems within the body.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes 13 heavy metals potentially affecting our health and environment: arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, chromium, copper, mercury, manganese, nickel, lead, tin, and titanium. This advanced test extends beyond those thirteen elements to cover:

  • Aluminum
  • Antimony
  • Arsenic
  • Beryllium
  • Cadmium
  • Cobalt
  • Chromium
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Manganese
  • Mercury
  • Nickel
  • Palladium
  • Tellurium
  • Tin
  • Titanium and more

Environmental Toxins

Environmental toxins, also known as toxicants, can cause severe health risks if absorbed through the air or food, and water we consume. These cancer-causing contaminants and endocrine disruptors have been linked to acute or chronic toxicity, which may manifest in various biological organ tissue and cellular systems within our bodies. Environmental toxins assessed in this advanced test include:

  • Organochlorine pesticides – 2,4-D, Perchlorate, Alkylphenol, Bisphenol A (BPA), Triclosan, DDA, DEDTP, DMDTP, DETP, DMP, DEP, DMTP, and Atrazine.
  • Pesticides and herbicides – Glyphosate and 3-Phenoxybenzoic Acid (3PBA).
  • Plasticizers/ Preservatives – MEP, MEHP, MEHHP, MEOHP, and MEtP.
  • Parabens – Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, and Ethylparaben.
  • Acrylic Metabolites – NAE, NACE, NAHP, NADB, NAPR, Diphenyl Phosphate, and Tiglylglycine


The emergence of mycotoxins is a serious health threat and has been linked to an array of illnesses, such as chronic respiratory disease, autoimmune diseases, and cancer. Those who may be particularly vulnerable to these toxins include those living in aging properties, around water-damaged buildings, or with weakened immune systems/high levels of oxidative stress.

Therefore, we must be mindful of the potential sources around us and take active steps to protect ourselves from their dangerous effects. Advanced Mycotoxins Testing includes mold testing for the most common mycotoxins produced by mold, including:

  • Aflatoxin M1
  • Ochratoxin A
  • Sterigmatocystin
  • Stachybotrys chartarum (also known as Black Mold)
  • Zearalenone
  • Trichothecenes,
  • Enniatin B1
  • Fumonisins B1-3, and more.

Food Additives

Identifying the cause of adverse reactions to food can be a time-consuming challenge. It is often not about the primary components in the meal but rather what’s added later – the food additives. Symptoms manifest when eating foods with many ingredients could indicate an allergy or sensitivity to either one component or multiple ones mixed. Food additives have been proposed as one of the reasons we get fat.

Testing for food additives provides powerful assistance for this purpose by testing 57 commonly used food supplements, including:

  • Food Dyes and Pigments – Blue #2, Red #2, Red #3, Red #4, and Red #40
  • Pesticides – Deltamethrin and Glyphosate.
  • Sweeteners – Aspartame, Saccharin, Sorbitol, Stevia, and Sucralose
  • Elements – Fluoride, Nickel Sulfate, and Titanium.
  • Preservatives and Antioxidants – Benzoic Acid, Formaldehyde, and Sodium Nitrate.
  • Emulsifiers and Surfactants – Polysorbate 80.
  • Flavor Enhancers – Monosodium Glutamate (MSG).


Our centers do Advanced Total Toxin Testing by Vibrant Wellness on our patients to evaluate various conditions, including: