on the DUTCH blog

Metabolic Flexibility and Female Hormones

By Hilary Miller

In recent years, a new concept has been sweeping the world of diet and nutrition-metabolic flexibility, or the ability for the body to use different…

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Building the Most Comprehensive Hormone Test: Ten Years of DUTCH

By Sydney Sprouse

This year, Precision Analytical celebrates 10 years of hormone testing In those 10 years we’ve had many opportunities to learn and grow. We’re honored to…

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Intermittent Fasting in Cycling Women: The Effects on Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle

By Jaclyn Smeaton, ND

Intermittent fasting has become popular lately, with evidence growing that shows benefits for weight management, metabolic health, longevity, and more1. Unfortunately, most of this research…

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors to Look For on the DUTCH Test

By Kelly Ruef, ND

Know the Risk Factors  Knowing the risk factors for breast cancer may be helpful, considering that breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in…

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Evaluating Estrogen Detoxification to Understand Breast Cancer Risk

By Debbie Rice, ND, MPH

Breast cancer may affect as many as 1 in 8 women. It’s important for patients and providers to understand the role that estrogen detoxification plays…

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Know Your Lab’s Reference Ranges When Prescribing Estrogen Replacement Therapy

By Mark Newman, MS

Mind the Gap: Meaningful Differentiation with DUTCH  Whether you’ve been prescribing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in your treatment plans for a while, or you’re just…

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Ten Organic Acid Biomarkers That Reveal Clues to Patient Wellness

By Debbie Rice, ND, MPH

Organic Acid Testing with DUTCH  Organic acid tests (OATs) are a popular tool to evaluate health. Organic acids are compounds the body makes that influence…

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Improving Treatment Plans for PCOS and Pregnancy

By Kelly Ruef, ND

PCOS is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. PCOS affects an astounding number of women in the US (between six and 12…

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New Peer-Reviewed Data Shows the Reliability of Urine Hormone Testing to Monitor HRT

By Mark Newman, MS

More reasons to trust DUTCH Testing for HRT monitoring We are always excited to publish data validating our testing, but I have never been more…

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Welcome Dr. Jaclyn Smeaton, Chief Medical Officer 

By Sydney Sprouse

Precision Analytical, creators of the DUTCH Test, is happy to announce the arrival of Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, our new Chief Medical Officer (CMO).   Dr.…

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