NeoVos D3 test kit


NeoVos means ‘new you’ and that’s our goal!

Why NeoVos was created?

NeoVos was founded by our Managing Director and Scientist, Troy Whyte, in 2019. Troy’s passion for health optimisation became a priority when his wife became pregnant. As a forensic scientist, he took to researching the latest data to help mum and baby be healthy and happy. Coming across ‘The Window of Opportunity’ where the first 1,000 days of life present as a pivotal development for a child’s gut microbiome, led to the UK’s first affordable and actionable gut test. NeoVos soon evolved and now provides gut health and nutritional tests, with more on the way!


About Them!

NeoVos means ‘new you’ and that’s our goal; as a UK lab we are on a mission to help as many people as possible improve their health through affordable testing. Powered by the team at SureScreen Scientifics for Health, we focus on important health tests that can be done in the comfort of your own home and backed by analytical chemistry to ensure accurate results, first time.


What is a Vitamin D Test?

A D3 test measures the level of vitamin D in your blood to make sure you have enough for your body to work well. Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and teeth. It also helps keep your muscles, nerves, and immune system working normally.

Having low levels of vitamin D is a common problem that can lead to bone disorders and other medical problems. Vitamin D testing can let you know if you need to increase your vitamin D levels.

You get vitamin D in three ways:

  • Your body makes vitamin D when your bare skin is exposed to sunlight.
  • You get vitamin D from certain foods. Only a few foods, such as egg yolks and fatty fish, naturally contain vitamin D. That's why vitamin D is added to foods, including breakfast cereals, milk, and other dairy items.
  • You can take vitamin D supplements.

Before your body can use vitamin D, your liver must change it into another form called 25 hydroxyvitamin D, or 25(OH)D. Most vitamin D blood tests measure the level of 25(OH)D in your blood.

Your kidneys use 25(OH)D to make "active vitamin D." Active vitamin D lets your body use calcium to build bone and helps other cells work properly. If you have kidney problems or abnormal calcium levels within your blood, your health care provider may order a test of active vitamin D. But this test is not generally used to check whether you have enough vitamin D.

Testing 25(OH)D is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your blood.

What is it used for?

A vitamin D test is used to screen for low levels of vitamin D in your blood so you can treat it with supplements before it causes health problems.

If you have a known bone disorder or a problem absorbing calcium, a vitamin D test may be used to see if a lack of vitamin D is causing your condition. Your provider may order a Vitamin D test if you have:

  • Osteomalacia, soft bones, often with muscle weakness
  • Low bone density, which can lead to osteoporosis.
  • Rickets, a problem with bone growth in children

Because vitamin D can affect many parts of your body, you may have your vitamin D level checked if you have other chronic (long-term) medical conditions. Ask your provider if you should be tested.



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