Most laboratories use an automated electronic system such as the sequential multiple analyzer with computer (SMAC). This equipment and procedure can accurately detect abnormalities in blood chemistry. Nutritional information can be obtained from the laboratory findings from standard blood chemistry tests; however, American medical professionals typically only look at blood chemistry for gross disease abnormalities.
Usual ranges are obtained by testing volunteers, and the ranges are typically computed as the middle 95% of these results. Volunteers are typically selected at random and are considered healthy as long as they are free of evidence of disease. Much controversy surrounds the understanding of the term “normal and healthy.” One researcher defines the “normal” person as one that has not been sufficiently evaluated! By accepting this 95% middle range as a “reference,” one assumes that only 5% of those tested are considered unhealthy. It is also possible for all laboratory results to fall within the reference ranges (considered disease free) and yet be far from optimum function. The absence of disease does not mean the presence of health.
Comprehensive Blood Evaluations at the Nutrition and Health Center
The Nutrition and Health Center evaluates blood chemistry tests from the standpoint of achieving optimal health versus identifying a manifested disease, so a much narrower reference range is used. Each individual receiving a comprehensive blood evaluation will be educated about the optimum blood parameter levels needed to prevent and reverse many dysfunctions in the body.
“For the life of the flesh is in the blood.” Leviticus 17:11
Curing disease or any other illness is between you and your health care provider. The Nutrition and Wellness Center does not treat any disease or illness nor do we make any diagnosis of any disease.