Can you describe the testing process and the importance of following testing instructions?

As part of the Program registration process, we will collect some information from you. The information collected will include general contact information, age, gender, and general health information, such as information about your diet, lifestyle, taste preferences, your physical activity levels, and other important details about yourself.

 

As part of the Program, you will collect (or in the case of 3rd party integration, you will have already collected) blood and saliva samples that will be provided to and tested by a third-party laboratory and tested for a number of vitamins, minerals, metabolites (biomarkers), and genes that inform your nutritional status and well-being.  For self-collection, it is critical that you follow the testing instructions provided to you including the Challenge Beverage time course (e.g., Card 1 is used first, Card 2 is used second and Card 3 is used third) to ensure the accuracy of your nutrition recommendations.  If you do not follow the testing instructions, the process may result in errors.  If the initial processing fails for any of these reasons, the laboratory will reprocess the same sample at no charge to the user. If the second attempt to process the same sample fails, Habit will offer to send another kit to the user to collect a second sample at no charge. 

 

Some of your results may be reviewed by a licensed physician. Your nutritional profile will be analyzed using the proprietary algorithms that are part of the Habit system (the “System”), which are used to generate personalized nutrition information and recommendations. These recommendations will then be available online. In the event that your blood indicates a potential medical problem requiring prompt medical attention, you will be notified and advised to contact your doctor.

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