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Health Research Institute can test a variety of matrices including:

  • Foods
  • Supplements
  • Agricultural products
  • Biological materials
  • Environmental samples

HRI offers a wide range instruments fit to the task, including:

  • LC MS/MS
  • UHPLC
  • PCR
  • ELISA

Analyses can be performed for a range of nutrients, contaminants, as well as authenticity and other variables. These include:

  • Vitamins
  • Amino acids
  • Sugars
  • Lipids
  • Pesticides & environmental residues
    • multi-residue screens
    • focused analysis
  • Mycotoxins
  • Antibiotics
  • Hormones
  • Allergens
  • Nutritionals: Alpha Lipoic Acid, Caffeine, Catechins & Proanthocyanidins, Carotines (Beta, Alpha, Lycopene), Carotines (Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Cryptoxanthin), Choline (enzymatic), Cholesterol, CoQ10, Creatine & Creatinine, Glucosamine, Isoflavone, L-Carnitine, Lecithin spholipids, Methylsulfonylmethane, Oxalic Acid, Pyruvic Acid, Quinic Acid, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Benzoic Acid,Resveratrol, Selenium, Silicon, Taurine, Total Astaxanthin, Total Polyphenols, antioxidant activity measured by ORAC.
  • Toxics, including: Acrylamides, Synthetic Antioxidants (BHA, BHT, 2,4-Di-TBP, TBHQ), Bromide, Cyanuric Acid, Dioxin/Furans, Glycoalkaloids, Melamine, Phthalate, Phytic Acid, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Polydextrose, Sterol
  • Additives & Coloring Agents: Hexanal, Glycerol, Inositol, L-ascorbyl-2-phosphate, Stevioside, Sucralose
  • DNA testing: DNA Barcoding, Gut microbiome and Soil microbiome analysis, Authenticity
  • Specialty tests: Rancidity,Herbal marker compounds (by LC MS/MS)

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