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Nutrition education is a small ticket item for employers to reap big benefits. By improving the understanding of how nutrition affects the body, employees are healthier, more productive and qualify for lower insurance premiums.  Simple lunch and...
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Nutrition Testing
Nutrition Testing There are several types of nutrition testing that provide the most benefit.  Basic information on each is below and you can go to the company websites to learn more. Nutritional testing AND an excellent dietary/lifestyle history are...
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Nutrition Testing

Nutrition Testing

There are several types of nutrition testing that provide the most benefit.  Basic information on each is below and you can go to the company websites to learn more. Nutritional testing AND an excellent dietary/lifestyle history are the best ways to get information on how to start improving your health. To proceed with testing, contact me at rdlinda@nutritionmuse.com

Details:

  • Test kits can be shipped to you
  • Blood draws are completed with mobile services
  • Interpretation can be in person, telephonic or online
  • $50 fee for consultation to interpret test results
  • Most lab fees are paid directly to the lab
  • Some insurance companies reimburse for nutritional testing

Cyrex Food Sensitivity Testing

Array 3: Wheat, digestive products of wheat, gliadins, and antibody production

Array 4: Cross reactive grains, dairy, egg, and other molecular mimics of gluten

Array 10: Multiple foods, fruit, vegetables, grains, nuts/seeds, meat, fish, legumes

SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Testing

Identifies deficiencies in nutrients below:

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Amino acids
  • Metabolites
  • Carbohydrate sensitivity
  • Anti-oxidant capacity
  • Immune response

SpectraCell Cardiometabolic Testing

Metabolic panel: glucose, HbA1c, insulin, adiponectin,

Lipid panel: Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, includes particle number/size

Inflammatory markers: ApoB, Lp(a), homocysteine, Hs-C reactive protein

SpectraCell Nutritional Genetic Testing

MTHFR gene traits: Testing for 2 genetic traits identifying genetic limitations in methylation and usage of folate.

ApoE: Identifies best strategies for cholesterol and lipid management

 

Erasing autoimmune disorders

A patient recently asked me why I hadn’t recommended he stop eating dairy products. He said all of his symptoms disappeared when he stopped eating dairy products and drastically decreased his grain intake. He was sleeping well, had no joint pain and all his stomach issues had resolved. Concerned that …

March Against Monsanto San Diego

Thanks to Dan Osman and the Organic Consumers Association for planning the great rally at Balboa Park today. Here’s a quick recap of speakers, their websites (below) and a bit of my talk today. Monsanto would like you to believe that the glyphosate residue on genetically modified food is safe …

One on One

Live your life, only better!

From athletes to weekend warriors, losing those extra pounds, or helping your doctor reduce your reliance on medications for ‘lifestyle issues’ there are solutions to fit everyone’s lives.  High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, gout, depressionm and even avoiding cancer can be better managed with better food choices that work for you. Helping you make small changes with workable solutions is what it’s about so you run faster, jump higher and improve just about any aspect of your health, performance and wellness.

 One hour individual consultations include:
  • Assessment of current nutrition
  • Recommended nutrition plan
  • Meal planning, as needed
  • Review of supplements for appropriateness and purity
  • Review of medication for drug/nutrient interactions
  • Identification of nutrient depletions by medication
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Healthy Shopping List including recommended brands
  • Healthy Recipes
  • Appropriate research and reference materials, as needed
1/2 hour consultation tailored to individual needs