As a nutritionist, one of my passions is to celebrate the uniqueness of each of my clients. Over the years, I have been eager to learn about and incorporate genomic testing and functional lab testing into my practice to help further personalize diet, lifestyle and nutrient recommendations. So, when I recently heard about a new lab testing program designed to optimize prenatal health, I was intrigued. Called Build-A-Bump, this prenatal testing panel uncovers important biochemical imbalances and nutrient deficiencies so that a woman knows exactly what key nutrients she needs to take, to best support her and her baby’s health. Continue reading “Build-A-Bump – Optimizing Prenatal Health”
Many people experience the effects of adrenal fatigue on a daily basis. Common symptoms include waking feeling groggy, needing coffee or other caffeinated beverages to keep you going throughout the day, sugar and salt cravings, weight gain, memory problems or foggy thinking, recurrent infections, headaches, depression, or feeling exhausted yet have difficulty falling asleep at night. Adrenal fatigue testing may provide helpful information.
Adrenal imbalances can be caused by both chronic and acute stress. While stress is a part of modern life, physical, emotional, mental, and environmental stressors can wreak havoc with body systems and hormones when not handled well. Continue reading “Adrenal Fatigue Testing Through Village Green”