Nutritional Assessments Vital for Optimum Health
Nutritional assessments are vital for optimum health. An accurate nutritional assessment can guide you to your optimum health status much in the way directions, a map or GPS will guide you to your desired destination when you arrive in a new city. We take the guess-work out of it and steer you directly to your optimum health status!
If you prefer, we can do your appointment as a Skype consultation which eliminates the need for you to come to our center.
Developing Our Nutritional Assessment
In order to develop the nutritional assessment used at Optimum Health, we cross referenced two schools of thought. We cross referenced what the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine presented in their syllabi for biochemistry, physiology and anatomy courses with alternative health’s understanding of symptoms experienced with nutritional deficiencies. This meant comparing the medical understanding of the body with symptoms understood by alternative health. Any understanding of alternative health that did not conform to the syllabi was dismissed as unreliable and possibly without factual basis.
This approach resulted in an exceptional understanding of the human body. For example, traditional health has established as fact that the heart uses calcium as a part of its conduction system. On the other hand, alternative health considers irregular heartbeats to be a symptom of a calcium deficiency. This is an agreement between the two schools of thought. Next, we added all agreements between both schools of thought to the nutritional assessment. Then we made major adjustments to the nutritional assessment over the course of five years. Then, we copyrighted the process. Finally, we continue to make minor adjustments to incorporate new discoveries.
Performing the Nutritional Assessment
At Optimum Health, we ask our clients to answer the questions in the nutritional assessment. We ask them to do so before arriving for their primary wellness consultation. Then, their answers are reviewed with them for accuracy. In fact, we carefully explain the areas of nutritional deficiency. Then we make dietary and supplemental suggestions to address all nutritional deficiencies. Finally, we give special attention to protein deficiencies since it is a key nutrient for healing.
Symptom Based Nutritional Assessments
We have studied the symptoms of nutritional deficiencies in our clients for over 20 years. The resulting copyrighted, comprehensive list of symptoms and their degree of severity is extremely useful in detecting even the slightest nutritional deficiency. We help you to understand why it makes more sense to give the body the nutrients it is asking for instead of the harmful medicines often recommended. Look at the following example:
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Trouble Sleeping at Night
The bones absorb a lot of calcium while you sleep as this is the best time to rebuild bones while you are not using them for movement. When the bones absorb the calcium from your blood, your blood levels can drop too low to keep the melatonin flowing at high enough levels to make you have restful sleep. Therefore, when you have trouble sleeping, your body may be asking for more calcium at night. Make sure you choose effective lecithin sources calcium sources.
This does not address the problem of too little calcium to keep the melatonin flowing and strengthen the bones. So, eventually, you may develop low bone density and get diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis.
The B vitamins are your happy vitamins. They help keep you energized and loving life. Without enough of them or with an improper balance of them, you may become saddened and sluggish or fatigued. A physician may even diagnose you with depression. However, you may also have problems with your hair falling out, menstrual cycle lasting longer than 3 days and much more. Why? Because these are B vitamin deficiency symptoms as well. Make sure you choose effective B vitamin sources.
This does not address the problem of too little B vitamins so the many other symptoms of a B vitamin deficiency do not get addressed. It would be more advantageous to take one pill that will address all of the symptoms!
Lecithin is an oil that your body will use to lubricate the joints and decrease inflammation that leads to stiffness. Make sure you choose effective lecithin sources.
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These do not address the true problem in the joint. Therefore, you continue to use the joint because you do not feel the pain. Finally, you destroy it to the point of needing for surgery.
Nutrients Assessed During Nutritional Assessment
We assess the status of your protein, vitamin C, B vitamins, Vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, iron, and water levels. These substances are extremely important for healing and optimum health.
We also assess the things that can that can make your nutritional needs sky-rocket such as stress, toxins and constipation. Finally, we consider the things that can decrease the availability of your nutrients such as digestive issues and the possibility of heavy metal toxicity. We put everything together for you in what we call a Recipe for Health. The Recipe for Health list all the steps needed to help your body fully recover to its optimum health status.
The Results of the Nutritional Assessment
As a result, people scheduled for pacemakers, had their calcium deficiency corrected. We were surprised when their physicians stated that they, “No longer needed pacemakers.” Clients with diabetic neuropathy began to feel cotton rubbed across their skin. Also, clients with allergies became allergy free. Finally, we came to expect beautiful healing when the nutritional assessment results were followed. Now, nearly three decades later, our clients continue to get awesome results.
Implementing Your Recipe for Health
We help you implement your Recipe for Health. During which time the goal will be to help you rewire your system and remove harmful toxins that impede the healing process. Re-wiring your system with supplements will allow your body to begin asking for water and healthier foods. For example, the re-wiring will cause your body to ask for foods that don’t cause the release of an excessive amount of insulin. This will cause your body to leave fat storage mode. In turn, your body will decrease and/or stop craving sugar-producing foods.
Keep in mind that each person is different. Therefore, each person will reach each stage of this process at the time that is right for the individual person.
…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1 Hour Nutritional Assessment $100
…………………………………………………………………………… All follow-up appointments are billed at $100/hr
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