What is Nutritional Therapy?
Nutritional therapy is a science-based, holistic approach to wellness that considers digestion, blood sugar balance, mineral balance, fatty acid balance, and hydration as foundations of optimal health. Using real food as medicine, nutritional therapy focuses on the proper absorption of nutrients from our food as the key to gaining vitality and wellness.
Holistic, or “functional” nutrition, aims to balance the body by addressing the root causes of chronic problems that can prevent weight loss, corrupt energy levels, and keep us from being our healthiest most optimal selves. When prepared properly and in the right balance, whole, nutrient dense food has immense potential to change the way that we look and feel.
"When you work with me in my 1-on-1 program, we combine Nutritional Therapy practices along with specific Lab Testing in order to get to the root problem."
Lab Testing Options
Comprehensive Blood Panel + Complete Female Hormone Panel
A blood panel consisting of 30+ markers to reveal information about nutrient deficiencies, sex hormones, thyroid hormones, cardiovascular health, liver/gallbladder health, kidneys sufficiency, adrenal hormones, insulin sensitivity, inflammation, etc.
This panel helps us to identify hormone imbalances as well as the root cause of their imbalance. When hormones are out of balance, it is not enough to know they are out of balance, we have to know why they are out of balance in order to bring them back into balance.
DiagnosTechs Adrenal Stress Panel
DiagnosTechs was the first clinical testing laboratory to bring this revolutionary saliva test to market.
For those experiencing chronic stress, insomnia, anxiety and fatigue or having trouble losing weight, this test is a great option. When you are tired in the morning, regardless of how many hours of sleep you had the night before, it is often your adrenals affected.
This is a diurnal salivary test including 4 cortisol readings and a DHEA-S reading.
MRT-170 (Mediator Release Test)
The most complete blood test for food sensitivities. Knowing which foods we are sensitive to is one of the first steps in being able to heal our gut and rid of the symptoms we are experiencing, such as: bloating, gas, acid reflux, etc. Removing these food stressors allows us to address inflammation, intestinal permeability, and and removes the blocking factors to total health.
GI-MAP (Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus)
This is one of the most sought-after medical tests today to examine your microbiome through DNA analysis. This test will tell us about any bacteria, parasites, yeast or viruses you may have living in your gut. And will also let us know about dysbiosis, inflammation, liver detoxification, the possibility of IBS, IBD and how well you are digesting and absorbing your proteins and fats.