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If you are not testing ~ you are guessing

 

Professional nutrition services determine
your personal health profile and
 
nutritional baseline

Link below to view Karl's full
professional profile at Healthprofs.com
Nutritional Testing

Nutrition Testing determines your actual nutrient needs without the guesswork or even so-called expert opinions. Would you add oil to your car without checking the dipstick? Why take vitamins without first knowing your body's specific nutrient needs? Because any single test has its strengths and weaknesses (which nutrients it's accurate for and which it's not), it is wise to use a combination of different test indicators for the most well rounded accurate assessment of your individual needs.

 

Although taking a certain supplement may, on one hand, make you feel better, it can at the same time be causing unseen problems such as body chemistry imbalance and nutrient interference. For example, Calcium may relieve a persons night time leg cramps. However, a hair tissue mineral test reveals that excess calcium is being deposited into their joints. This person then unknowingly contributes to arthritis by the excess accumulation, and to osteoporosis because the calcium is misdirected away from the bone. This can also cause further imbalance in Magnesium and other related minerals, perhaps contributing to cardiovascular or other diseases that individuals may be prone to. A proper selection of individually tailored nutrition tests insures that what you take is what you get where you need it, and that it has an overall healthful effect, both immediately and well into the future for long-term overall nutritional balance. 

 

 

Body clues to your nutritional status -
Sampler of a Nutrition Physical Examination
See Full Body Chart
  • The tongue reveals folic acid and B-12 deficiencies, more accurately than a blood test

  • Cracks in the corners of the mouth indicate low levels of another B vitamin.

  • "Pitting" edema may involve low levels of Vitamin B6 and electrolyte imbalance

  • The Skin Pinch Test tells about manganese, electrolyte and water balance.

  • Fingernail ridges reflect mineral status balance and enzyme insufficiency.

  • The skin, especially elbows and knees, uncovers essential Omega-3 oil needs.

     

Not sure which test is right for you? Click here to contact Karl

or Call Karl directly at 360-336-2616.

 

Welcome

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We hope this collection of resources helps to inform, educate, and ultimately accomplish your health goals and bring about a better balanced life.

 

We offer comprehensive professional nutrition counseling and testing services to establish your personal health profile. Customized nutrition insures that you use the safest and most effective functional foods & natural remedies tailored to your individual needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone & Video TeleNutrition Consultation Available
OR
Visit Us by Appointment

313 W. Section St.
Mount Vernon, Wa 98273
Tel: 360-336-2616
Mail: karlmincin@nutrition-testing.com

 

 

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Introducing small group nutrition consultation The economical, still personal, option to 1 on 1 private consultation. If Show more link below doesn't work click Consulting tab above An intimate circle of Karl's patients & friends -- where personal meets economical In a small group setting you'll accomplish everything you would privately at HALF THE PRICE -- plus gain the experience and support of a select handful of like minded folks Now booking February through June Average 7 patient/participants per group (min 5 max 9) Limited to only one group per month These fill fast so sign on early Includes top 10 health issues + your own needs Digestive Skin Hormonal/Gyn Allergy Immune Weight management/body composition Energy Diet assessment / nutrition evaluation Supplement needs Sleep Plus ________ your need considered for inclusion in this group FORMAT is similar to private PHASE 1 video consultation modified in the following manner for this group setting 1st Visit 2 hours/$200. Review of all body systems, diet & lifestyle (Digestive, Exercise, Sleep, Energy, Immune, Gynecologic/Hormonal) Karl presents must-know essentials of each body system including his most frequent proven advice and functional questions to address the most common health issue in 40 years of clinical practice followed by Q & A. A functional question is about the person, not the diagnosis. Virtual physical nutrition examination: Skin, Nails, Hair, Mouth, etc. Preliminary recommendations provided on your one page Personal Nutrition Plan including practical how-to support follow up materials that help you implement these recommendations Brief interim support via email or phone between scheduled visits is provided at no additional cost 2nd Visit 2 hours/$200 ( approx. 4 weeks later) Progress reports – what’s working? What’s not? What do we need to modify? Review of Hair Mineral Test results including proper & personalized functional interpretion Update and finalize your Personal Nutrition Plan including dietary, supplement, lifestyle & any further instructions for at-home self testing/monitoring or laboratory testing recommendations Call 360.336.2616 or email KarlMincin@Nutrition-Testing.com to book early and receive your health intake forms to be completed in advance of our first visit 350 words _____ PHASE 2 After Phase 1, ongoing support is available as needed billed at $50./30 minutes as a group or $100./30 min privately. Recommended monthly Hair mineral retesting is recommend 3 ~ 4 months after the first baseline test from 2nd visit. The only to know which direction your tissue mineral levels have moved is by retesting. Advanced small group consult This option is for established patients who have completed at least Phase 1 privately or in a small group. Continue to receive Karl's ongoing support, along with that of other hard working, like-minded patients, to maintain and advance your health improvement progress in a small group setting at half the cost of 1 on 1 These are scheduled on demand, as needed so please let your needs be known Private consultation is currently still available but I am booking out four months Regular hourly fee is $200.

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