Designed Clinical Nutrition can be defined as follows:
Designed: Especially prepared for you, based on a specific plan.
Clinical: Pertaining to the results achieved in clinical use on a multitude of patients over many years.
Nutrition: Real food, as designed by nature, to enable the body to repair itself and become healthier.
After you receive the results from your Nutrition Response Testing analysis, you will get a specifically designed nutrition program, based on the information provided by your body. Most programs include whole food supplements, along with specific dietary suggestions, to aid your body in healing itself. We use concentrated whole food supplements that have been prepared by a unique process that preserves all of the active enzymes and vital components from the original ingredients.
Although nutrient deficiencies may be due to illness (or vice versa), it is likely that other nutritional and environmental factors are contributing to your problems. Unfortunately, in recent years our food supply has been increasingly tampered with, resulting in “food like” products that have insufficient nutritional value and are loaded with toxins. The commercialization of food has led to increased practices such as genetic engineering, flash freezing, and microwaving, and frequent use of food coloring, synthetic additives, preservatives, hormones, and antibiotics. The result is that you are not eating real food, but rather products disguised as food that are actually working against your body and its ability to maintain health.
In contrast, whole foods that have not been altered or contaminated contain genuine replacement parts as part of nature's design. Unfortunately, just eating better may not be the answer. Most soil in which produce is grown is not nearly as nutrient dense as it once was. This has led to a drastic decline in the quality of food over the past century, resulting in a nation of sick people who are dependent on pharmaceutical drugs. Your body's ability to function is founded on nourishment from the environment which, up to the past hundred years or so, did not include heavy metals, toxic chemicals and pesticides. Current food conditions can make it next to impossible to get all of the nutritional components your body requires to heal and/or maintain resiliency. This is why the use of whole food supplements is an essential component of a modern, healthy diet.
In our office, we handle each case on an individual basis. There is no "one size fits all" approach. The majority of our patients who adhere to their programs have reported positive changes in the first 4 to 6 weeks (some sooner, some later). Improvement is directly proportional to your adherence to your program.
Throughout the course of your program, additional layers may show up. For example, if you have a long-term health problem, you may find that your body may (or may not) want to address this first. Your body will dictate its priority each time you are tested. When your priority problem is handled with correct nutrients, your next test may reveal another major issue which may have been long hidden and unhandled. As this happens, we will adjust your program. Our goal is to have you taking as few supplements as possible while educating you on what you should be eating. Good dietary habits will always be encouraged. If you continue poor eating habits, this will perpetuate ill health, inhibit your body's natural ability to heal itself, and prolong the time it takes for you to get well. As you feel better and your health improves, you will likely find yourself wanting to maintain a well-balanced and healthy diet as part of your normal routine.
Call the office today to set up an appointment for your individualized designed clinical nutrition assessment.