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Nutrigenomix Saliva Test

Nutrigenomix is a saliva test for genes that have to do with your dietary intake of important nutrients for health and disease. Nutrition Assessment Clinic is a provider of this servise. 

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This comprehensive genetic test consists of a panel of 45 genetic markers that enable your healthcare professional to provide you with personalized nutrition advice and physical activity recommendations tailored to your DNA. This test can help you determine how you respond to key components of your diet as well as physical activity. The results of this test can impact weight loss & body composition, nutrient metabolism, heart health, food intolerances, and eating habits. The test also provides you with information related to the relationship between your genes and athletic performance & injury risk. Your test results are presented in a customized report, which includes dietary and physical activity recommendations based on your individual genetic profile.

Lifestyle

beets lettuceMany people are making lifestyle choices about nutrition.   Examples are vegetarian diets, organic diets, whole foods diets.  Clients ask me to assess the adequacy of changes they have made and recommend supplements if needed.  This is an important health decision requiring professional assistance and regular nutrient analysis to determine the best food combination's especially if young people are still growing, pregnant or are athletes.  Many adults with a family history of heart disease and high cholesterol could benefit from a low saturated fat vegetarian diet.  For any of the below choices a nutrition assessment is advised.

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Medical

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Your health is important to you.

An assessment with a registered dietitian should include:

  1. Computerized fluid and nutrition analysis using Bioelectrical Impedance and related body measures
  2. Computerized three day food intake analysis with symptoms of any fatigue or gastrointestinal problems
  3. Exercise Record (perhaps a pedometer, accelerometer or heart rate monitor may be recommended)
  4. Glucose screening if you have a family history of diabetes
  5. Heart disease risk profile if you have a family history of heart disease
  6. A review of laboratory results from your doctor
  7. Information on losses to your nutritional status via sweat or other health conditions.

 

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