Are you interested to find out what is going on inside of your body when it comes to health? If so, I have a special discount code for you at the end of this post!
You guys all know how much I love to eat a clean and healthy diet because it makes me feel so good in all areas of my life. I have often wondered how healthy I am on the inside too, as none of us visit the doctor unless we actually have something wrong with us already. So when I heard about this Thriva health kit, I was very interested to find out more and whether clean eating does make you super healthy!
Thriva tests your blood for a range of things: cholesterol levels, kidney function and liver function with just a simple finger prick test. Each of these things can indicate the start or ongoing issue of a problem you are having, but you would never match it up to something happening on the inside. I liked the thought of knowing that if something was not quite right in my body, I could get some advice about what to do next, instead of waiting for it to become much worse before I noticed.
I signed up and filled in a short, 5-minute questionnaire about my lifestyle. This included basics like height, weight, exercise, diet and family history of certain diseases, so that the Dr who looked at my results would have some understanding of my background. I ordered the kit and got an email to tell me it would be with me within 1-2 days. It came the next day and was posted straight through my letter box. (I hate waiting in the house to collect parcels!) Inside the kit was an easy to follow instruction leaflet, 3 lancets, 2 wipes, 2 plasters, a collection tube and a prepaid envelope for sending off my blood sample.
Now, for all of your who are afraid of needles, please do not worry! The lancets are there instead of a horrible, scary needle and you just prick your little finger to get some drops of blood for the tube. I am not a fan of blood tests but I can honestly say that I did not mind doing this, as it really did not hurt at all. Don’t let this one thing put you off from trying it if it is something you are interested in.
Once I was all done, I sealed the tube and sent it straight off for free in the post the same day. It was really quick and easy to do and once my test results were reviewed by their GP, they were available for me to look at within 4 days. I’m pleased to share that I am very green… in that all of my results came back within normal levels which are green on their scale! So no problems with cholesterol, liver or kidney thank goodness. Clean eating really does work ! They advised me to continue to eat healthily, exercise often and keep my alcohol intake low. If your test does come back with some findings (high cholesterol can be quite common), they will recommend lifestyle changes and send you another test within a specified period, usually 3/6 months. The idea is you can improve your health in this time by tracking these improvements and stay motivated.
Also they have just released their Energy Test. The energy test looks at the most common biological reasons for fatigue, these being thyroid function, iron and vitamin D levels.
If you are interested in trying this for yourself, Thriva have very kindly offered all of my followers 10% OFF the cost of a kit. Use code HEDIHEARTS10 when it says ‘Got a coupon code? You can buy your test here.
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If you try this out, let me know how you get on!
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