Hair Mineral Analysis Hair mineral analysis reveals and explains the root cause of many health symptoms, whose underlying causes are usually related to mineral deficiencies, heavy metals, and chemical toxicity. Hair mineral analysis is a toxicology screen for metals including uranium, lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, aluminum, and nickel. Why Test for Minerals? Mineral is the "spark plug" of life. They are involved in most enzyme reactions in the body. Hair mineral analysis presents a blueprint to increase your performance, banish brain fog and improve energy. You also get to know what food is good for you and what food you should avoid. This will help you in eliminating food that does not benefit your health, especially those that may have an adverse effect on you.