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DR. TONI BARK

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Nutritional

Nutritional Assessments

Nutritional assessments range from Elemental Analysis (toxic and nutritional element levels), Amino Acids Analysis (of 40+ amino acids critical to healthy metabolism and detoxification), and Essential & Metabolic Fatty Acids Analysis (addressing the most widespread nutritional deficit in modern life).

*All of our nutritional assesments are Medicare and Insurance approved.

Elemental Analysis, Urine, 18 Elements evaluates urine (random or 24-hour) for levels of 10 toxic and 8 nutrient elements. Indicated for patients suspected of recent heavy metal exposure or of nutrient element wasting.

Elemental Analysis, Urine, Provocative Challenge evaluates urine before and after administration of chelating agents. Measures levels of 10 toxic and 8 nutrient minerals. Used to evaluate toxic and nutrient element levels, as well as to monitor effectiveness and need for continued chelation therapy.

Elemental Analysis, Packed Erythrocytes measures red blood cellintracellular concentrations of7 toxic elements and 8 nutrient elements. Indicated for patients suspected of recent toxic element exposure and for evaluation of intraCelllar mineral nutrient status.

Toxic Element Exposure Profile evaluates hair for levels of20 toxic elements, including newer toxins associated with high technology industries. Indicated for patients with suspected exposure to toxic elements.

Toxic Element Clearance Profile measures urinary excretion of 30 potentially harmful elements, both notorious toxies such as lead and mercury, as well ‘!is new technology toxies. All results ratioed to creatinine.

Amino Acids Analysis, Urine evaluates a 24-hour urine collection for levels of 43 amino acids including essential and non-essential amino acids. Patterns of amino acids may indicate functional deficiencies of a number of mineral and vitamin co-factors. Indicated for patients with suspected inadequate protein utilization and various metabolic disorders.

Amino Acids Analysis, Plasma evaluates a fasting plasma specimen for levels of 41 circulating amino acids, including essential and non-essential amino acids. Patterns of amino acids may indicate functional deficiencies of a number of mineral and vitamin co-factors. Indicated for patients with suspected inadequate protein utilization and various metabolic disorders.

Essential & Metabolic Fatty Acids Analysis evaluates the level of 24 red cell membrane fatty acids and computes 17 clinically significant ratios, imbalances of which significantly affect inflammatory and other disorders. By knowing the various fatty acid levels, one can re-establish a balance using nutritional intervention.

Spectracell’s FIA™ test is an innovative assessment of nutritional status. Unlike traditional serum, hair and urine tests, Spectracell’s FIA™ evaluates how an individual’s white blood cells respond to varied environments of over 30 vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. As a result, individual differences in metabolism, age, genetics, health, prescription drug usage, absorption rate or other factors are taken into consideration.

Are you taking too many supplements? Not enough? Nutritional status is a vital foundation of health and performance. FIA™ is an evidence based test that measures vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids within your cells. Find out if you have what it takes with SpectraCell. Visit The Center for Disease Prevention and Reversal to find out more information on new SpectraCell tests to measure levels of vitamins and minerals.

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