In functional nutrition, we use these lab tests to gain a more clear picture about the interconnected imbalances leading to your health challenges. It's all connected and we chip away at each piece until the body has the ability put itself back together. Investigate food sensitivities, digestive infections, Digestive capacity, inflammation, and blood chemistry markers. Identify your imbalances and personal inflammatory triggers. Prioritize next steps and powerful protocols based on clear evidence discovered in these state-of-the-art lab tests.
What's unique about my work is not that I help you look at your lab tests and identify the imbalances. More importantly, I help you understand what needs to be done to deal with the issues we discover.
The GI MAP (Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus) is an at-home stool test to investigate pathogenic infections and microbiome imbalances in the digestive system.
A balanced digestive system is absolutely essential for optimal health.
When the wrong species of parasites, bacteria and fungus take over the intestinal tract, it can result in a wide range of health problems including:
If you’ve been struggling with health issues, whether obviously digestive or not, and a wholesome diet alone hasn’t resolved your issues, this test will be incredibly illuminating.
I will mail the kit directly to you. You will conduct the stool collection for 1 day in the privacy of your own home and then mail it into the lab for analysis.
I will then work with you to design a powerful protocol based on your body’s specific needs and priorities.
The MRT (Mediator Release Test) is a highly accurate food sensitivity test that analyzes 170 foods and additives to determine what foods your body is reacting to with increased inflammation.
It measures the release of mediators (eg: cytokines, histamine, leukotrienes, and prostaglandins) from your white blood cells. When white blood cells release mediators upon contact with certain foods people experience:
which can spiral into serious health problems.
Understanding your food sensitivities is essential to any rebalancing protocol and for the body to heal.
A blood draw kit will be mailed to you. You will go into a local blood draw facility to have your blood drawn and mail the kit back to the lab the same day.
Clients will receive our in-depth, functional analysis of your results. We will go over our analysis with you and teach you all about what your blood results mean and how they relate to your health challenges and symptoms. We look for early signs of imbalances and use tighter, functional ranges in analyzing your patterns and tendencies. Clients will gain life-long tools to understand their blood test results and how to use diet, supplements and lifestyle adjustments to maintain optimal balance.
Learn to test your own blood glucose levels upon waking and throughout the day. Blood glucose testing in NOT just for diabetics. Many of us suffer the effects of high blood sugar, blood sugar swings and insulin resistance decades before a diabetes diagnosis. Our strategy for testing will change how you think about your sugar handling systems, your food intake and will be incredibly enlightening as you work to balance your systems and symptoms.
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