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About  Nutrition  Response Testing

Nutrition Response Testing is a safe, natural, and non-invasive system of analyzing the body to determine the underlying causes of ill health. When these causes are found and corrected through natural, nutritional means, the body can repair itself and maintain optimum health.


Nutrition Response Testing was developed by Freddie Ulan, DC, in the 1990s. It is exact and scientific and used by thousands of healthcare practitioners across the US.


However, suppose we were to analyze you using Nutrition Response Testing before explaining it to you. In that case, you might find it strange or simply not believable – because it is probably very different from anything you have used or experienced.


If you want to restore health and longevity, you must understand what Nutrition Response Testing is and what our recommendations are based on. Otherwise, you are less likely to comply with your program, and you won’t experience the excellent benefits that are routinely attainable.

What is the Nutrition Response Testing Process?


In Nutrition Response Testing, we do not diagnose or treat disease. There are two parts to our process:

1. The analysis (the assessment of your body’s current health status)

2. The personalized health improvement program (using designed clinical nutrition).


The Analysis: The analysis is done through testing the body’s nervous system.


Nutrition Response Testing analyzes different areas on the body's surface that relate to the state of health and the flow of energy in every organ and function of the body. This information is derived from the part of the nervous system whose job is to regulate the functions of the organs.


Interestingly, since the human anatomy has not changed significantly in thousands of years, the utilization of these organs/areas has become extremely useful in Nutrition Response Testing because they are so accurate!


Each area that gives a response represents a specific organ, tissue, or function and indicates the effect that energy, or the lack of energy, is having on the body. By testing these organs/areas, we have a system of monitoring your body at each visit that has proven highly accurate clinically. That helps us identify exactly what the body needs and how well we meet that need.

How is the Nutrition Response Testing Analysis Done?

Instead of connecting electrodes to the areas being tested, as in an EKG, the Nutrition Response Testing practitioner contacts these areas with their own hand. On the other hand, they will test the muscle of your extended arm. If the organ/area being contacted is “active,” the nervous system will respond by reducing energy to the extended arm, and the arm will weaken and drop. This drop signifies underlying stress or dysfunction, which can be affecting your health.


The personalized Health Improvement Program.

Let’s say the liver or kidney areas are active. Then what? Our next step is to test specific nutritional formulas of the highest quality that have stood the test of time and are proven to bring the organs/areas back to strength.

Decades of clinical experience tell us that when we have found the correct nutritional supplements, as indicated by this procedure, we can devise a clinically designed program for your body. This will be a highly personalized nutritional supplement schedule. We have identified the most crucial first step in correcting the underlying deficiency or imbalance that caused the organ/area to be active in the first place. By following the program as precisely as possible, you are well on your way to restoring normal function and improving your health. It’s that simple!


In medicine, the medical doctor diagnoses and then uses drugs or surgery to attack or suppress the symptom or surgically remove the “offending” organ or malfunctioning part. In Nutrition Response Testing, we use designed clinical nutrition to correct the cause of the problem so that the body can regain the ability to repair itself.

What is Designed Clinical Nutrition?

“Designed Clinical Nutrition” is exactly that: designed (especially prepared based on a specific plan), clinical (pertaining to the results gotten in clinical use or actual practice on huge numbers of patients over many years), nutrition (real food, designed by nature to enable the body to repair itself and grow healthfully).

In most cases, it is concentrated whole food, in a tablet, capsule, or powder prepared using a unique manufacturing process that preserves all the active enzymes and vital components that make it work as Nature intended.


These real food supplements have been designed to match the body's needs, as determined by the positive response shown when tested against the active Nutrition Response Testing organs/areas that were found on your individual Nutrition Response Testing analysis. These are nutrients you are simply not getting or not assimilating into your current diet.


These deficiencies may be due to your past personal eating habits and routines. Still, it is for sure due, to a large extent, to the lack of quality in the foods commercially available in grocery stores or restaurants today.


An example of a whole food could be carrots. Carrots are high in Vitamin A Complex. A “complex” is something made up of many different parts that work together. Synthetic Vitamin A does not contain the whole “Vitamin A Complex” found in nature. So, if we were looking for a food high in Vitamin A, carrots might be one of our choices.


If one were factually deficient in any of the components of Vitamin A Complex, one would be wise to seek out a supplement that was made from whole foods that were rich in this complex – not from chemicals re-engineered in a laboratory to look like one tiny part of the Vitamin A Complex that has erroneously been labeled as “Vitamin A.”


Over-the-counter vitamins are pharmaceutically engineered chemical fractions of vitamin structures reproduced in a laboratory. These cannot be used in place of whole food supplements in a designed clinical nutrition program. The label “natural” is misleading when applied to nutritional products, as the FDA will approve such labeling based on a small percentage of naturally sourced components. Such products don’t correct existing imbalances and may introduce new ones.


Your vitality and energy are derived from live food.


Most foods available today are dead or are not really foods at all: boxed cereals, canned vegetables, soda pop, etc. You can readily understand the difference between dead, devitalized pseudo-foods, with the synthetic or isolated vitamins on the one hand and “Designed Clinical Nutrition” and a diet of real foods, on the other. So-called “scientific research,” done with these shoddy substitutes, repeatedly “proves” that vitamins don’t do much good for anyone! Can you imagine who pays for these “studies”?

There is a great deal of technology & know-how behind what we do

1. Through an analysis of your body’s organs/areas, we help you to determine the exact nutrients you need to supplement your diet to bring about balance and better health.

2. We make these highly concentrated therapeutic formulations available to you in tablets, capsules, or powdered form to “supplement” your current diet. That’s why they are called “food supplements.”

3. Depending on your situation, we might also require that you make some specific changes in your diet and eating habits and your routines to bring about the best possible results.


Having been designed through decades of clinical use on tens of thousands of patients and patients from many different types of health care practitioners, you can be assured that using Nutrition Response Testing; we can evaluate your body’s nutritional needs and devise a program to help your body heal itself.

Follow-Up Visits

An analysis of your active organs/areas will be performed on each follow-up visit. Often these follow-up visits also reveal additional layers of dysfunction. These can then be addressed in the correct sequence for your body.


Each patient gets a completely individualized program. Very much like opening a combination lock, you must use the correct numbers in the proper sequence and the right direction at the right time – then the lock opens easily.


Therefore, since every case is different, even the most complicated issues can be handled by following the correct sequence as revealed through Nutrition Response Testing. 


To make an appointment for an initial Nutrition Response Testing Evaluation, don't hesitate to contact our office.

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