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Nutrition Response Testing _ how you can be ACCURATE about your health!

Did you know that over 70% of Americans are taking nutritional supplements?Chances are, if you are trying to improve or maintain your health, YOU are too.  If you are like most people, you are doing what you can. And some of you might agree that you should probably do more. But what if you have more than one health condition that has become chronic? Or you have already been to many conventional medical doctors and alternative practitioners but have not gotten the results you had hoped for? You probably agree that these conditions are not going to just go away and in fact will probably continue to worsen. And if you are taking some measures to improve your health, how do you really know these are working? Which supplements should you take, how many, for how long? Good questions!

Here is a non-invasive,  precise, scientific approach to finding the underlying CAUSE of your health problem. It’s called Nutrition Response Testing and it uses your body’s own neurological reflexes and acupuncture points to identify areas that are deficient in energy.  By analyzing the flow of energy to specific parts of the body, we are able to determine the state of health of these organs, tissues and glands.  It’s hard to imagine how something this simple can determine whether you are in balance (homeostasis) or not, but it works like other methods of analysis do: EKG, X-Ray, Thermography, Acupuncture, etc.  – all are trusted tools used to identify areas of concern.

After a weakness is identified, the next step is to provide Designed Clinical Nutrition to provide EXACTLY what YOUR body needs to heal. What all bodies need to heal is movement, fresh air, pure water, stress-reduced lifestyle and REAL FOOD.  Most people don’t eat real food and this is where the need for supplementation comes in. The specific supplements recommended for YOU will be from organic, whole food sources, processed with low heat using metal or glass only, without additives, preservatives or pesticides made in a state of the art facility that ensures the ingredients are not cooked – they are alive! Most of the recommended supplements are from Standard Process Labs (the oldest and first vitamin company in the United States).

Keep in mind that your body was designed to heal. It knows what to do, given the proper information. The problem is we become deficient in nutrients because we abuse our bodies with sedentary living, environmental toxins, processed foods, medications including too many antibiotics, municipal water laden with chloramines, fluoridation, heavy metals, pharmaceutical and hormonal contaminants, etc., processed food, and over-stimulation with technology. These deficiencies and imbalances lead to a breakdown in resistance, or immunity, and the loss of ability to cope with environmental stresses. The good news- there IS a solution, and it begins with Nutrition Response Testing!

If you want more information on how this system works or to see if you are a candidate for this type of work, feel free to contact Dr. MaryAnn Ley at leychiropractic.com or our facebook.com/achievewellness page, or directly by calling 410-628-9355 (WELL).  (Mention this ad for 50% off your initial exam)

How to have a “NICE DAY”

I believe there are some real specific things your can do to have a productive, healthy day that contributes to overall health.

  1. Hydrate as soon as you wake up as you lose about a liter of water through breathing during during the night
  2.  Get outdoors (sunlight is the best medicine)
  3. Move – walk the family day, do Tai Chi, exercise
  4. Nourish your body – good quality protein, not carbs in the morning is best as carbs make you tired
  5. Give someone a compliment
  6. Be grateful (keep a gratitude journal)
  7. Smile (you can make someone’s day)
  8. Breathe Deeply often (in for count of 4, hold, out for count of 6), especially before meals
  9. Make your bed (it feels good to come home to a made bed)
  10. Give and receive HUGS
  11. Look Up ( literally look at the sky)
  12. Create something (your creativity goes up later in the afternoon)
  13. Accomplish a task (do whatever takes 3-5 minutes)
  14. Let it go : Are you a worrier, complainer, pessimist? You can change yourself :  pray, meditate, guided imagery, think positive – what’s the worse than can happen?
  15. Get quality over quantity SLEEP (Sleep Tips coming up next)

Hope this helps to have a better day !

Dr MaryAnn