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What is Nutrition Response Testing?

Nutrition Response Testing is a non-invasive system of analyzing the body to determine the underlying causes of ill health. We use this technique to identify stressed areas of the body, then strengthen these areas through safe, natural, nutritional means. With optimal nutrition, the body can repair itself to achieve and maintain optimum health.

Nutrition Response Testing is very precise and scientific. Without an understanding of this technique, you might find it strange, or just not believable –likely because it is different from anything you’ve experienced.

When I first observed this technique, my reaction was, “Hmm, what is this strange stuff?”  No one was more skeptical than I.  As a result, I studied Nutrition Response Testing extensively to see if it was legitimate.  I’m happy I did because it has had a significant impact on my health and the health of so many clients.

The results we obtain with it are often in the 90% and better range.  If you want to benefit from this unique body technology, it’s essential to understand what Nutrition Response Testing is and the basis of our recommendations.​

What Makes this Approach Unique?

In medical practice, there are two key parts:  the diagnosis and the treatment.

In Nutrition Response Testing, we do not diagnose or treat disease - but we also have two parts: the analysis (the assessment of your body’s current health status) and then the personalized health improvement program (using designed clinical nutrition).

First, the Analysis.

In the analysis, we test the body’s neurological reflexes and acupuncture points. The testing analyzes different areas on the surface of the body that relate to the state of health and the flow of energy in every organ and body system.  This information originates from the part of the nervous system that regulates the functions of each organ.

Since human anatomy has not changed significantly in thousands of years, the utilization of these organs/areas have become extremely useful in our practice because they are so accurate!

Think About It.

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 to be extremely accurate clinically, and that helps us identify what the body needs and how well we are meeting that need.

Does this sound like something you would want for yourself, to predict with certainty, what is needed by the body to get you to the next stage of improved health?

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How Do We Do The

Nutrition Response Testing Analysis?


If I were to hook you up to an electro-cardiograph and take a reading, that would make perfect sense to you, right?  Electrical energy from the heart runs over the wires and makes the electro-cardiograph record the energy pattern in the form of a graph that we then study.

Instead of connecting electrodes to the testing area, the Nutrition Response Testing practitioner contacts these areas with his/her hand.  Using the other hand, he/she will test the muscle of your extended arm.  If the organ/area contacted is stressed, the nervous system will respond by reducing energy to the extended arm, and it will weaken and drop.  This drop signifies underlying stress or dysfunction, which can be affecting your health.

Why is the person who referred you feeling better?


Because we did a Nutrition Response Testing analysis for him or her, found the stressed organs/areas, and then made specific nutritional recommendations to help the body return to an improved state of health.  Most importantly, the person is following our recommendations.

We’re ready to do the same thing for you.  How does that sound?

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Your “Personalized Health Improvement Program”


Let’s say the liver or kidney areas are stressed.  Then what?

Our next step is to test specific, time-tested, and proven, highest-possible quality nutritional formulas against those weak areas to find which ones bring the organ/areas back to strength. 

Once we have found the correct nutritional supplements, and have worked out a highly personalized supplement schedule, we have identified the first step in correcting the underlying deficiency or imbalance that caused the organ/area stress 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 doctor makes a diagnosis and then uses drugs or surgery to attack or suppress the symptom or surgically removes the “offending” organ or malfunctioning part.

We use “DESIGNED CLINICAL NUTRITION” to correct the cause of the imbalance so that the body can regain the ability to balance itself.

What is Designed Clinical Nutrition?


“Designed Clinical Nutrition” is exactly that:  designed (especially prepared based on a specific plan) clinical (the results obtained in clinical use or actual practice on large 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, we recommend concentrated, whole food supplements in tablet, capsule, or powder form. The unique manufacturing process preserves the active enzymes and vital components that make it work as nature intended. These whole food supplements perfectly match the needs of the body, as determined by the positive response shown when tested against stressed organs/areas identified by your analysis.  These are nutrients you are either not getting or not assimilating through your current diet.

These deficiencies may be due to your past eating habits and routines, and to a great extent, the lack of quality in the foods currently available in grocery stores or restaurants.

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. 

If you were deficient in a component of Vitamin A Complex, it’s best to seek out a supplement made from whole foods that are rich in this complex - not from chemicals engineered in a laboratory to look like one part of the Vitamin A Complex erroneously labeled as “Vitamin A.”

Designed Clinical Nutrition is not ‘over-the-counter’ vitamins, which are pharmaceutically engineered chemical fractions of vitamin structures reproduced in a laboratory. Unfortunately, “over-the-counter” vitamins are not “genuine replacement parts” and lack many of the essential elements present in WHOLE foods.

Vitamins sold today only need to have a small percentage of their actual content derived from natural sources to be labeled “natural.”  If not derived from whole foods, they often make you even more deficient and nutritionally out-of-balance. They can create other health problems because they do not contain all of the co-factors found in nature that make the vitamins work.

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 this research?


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How Are These Products Produced?

A.   Nutrients come from plants grown on specific farms, in soil guaranteed free of pesticides and chemicals. Chemists check the soil fertility before sowing the seeds, and weed by hand.

B.   The machinery involved in the processing of these products is made only of glass and stainless steel.

C.   The temperature used in processing harvested plants is never raised above the point of 90 degrees Fahrenheit, so that the active ingredients remain alive, resulting in prolonged shelf life. 

Your vitality and energy come from live food.  Most foods available today are dead - or are not foods at all - as in boxed cereals, canned vegetables, or soda pop. You can readily understand the difference between dead, devitalized pseudo-foods, and synthetic vitamins, and “Designed Clinical Nutrition” and a diet of real foods.


There is a Great Deal of Technology

and Know-How Behind What We Do


Having been designed through decades of clinical use on tens of thousands of patients, and on patients from many different types of health care practitioners, be assured that Nutrition Response Testing is capable of evaluating and solving your health concerns.

Each client gets a completely individualized program. Therefore, since every case is different, by following the correct sequence as revealed through Nutrition Response Testing, even the most complicated conditions can be handled. 

Is it Possible to Restore Your Wellness?


Most clients we see have nutritional deficiencies or imbalances that led to a breakdown in immunity, and the loss of ability to cope with environmental stresses (food, immune, chemical, or otherwise).

So, the good news is that it is possible to reverse the process!  

What could be more natural and more correct?  Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body is in the process of replacing itself every day, month, and year.  The health of each organ is dependent on making the correct nutrients available to upgrade or to maintain the health of the body at a cellular level.

Designed Clinical Nutrition provides fundamental materials.

Nutrition Response Testing tells you when and what to use to bring about the desired result.

With this understanding of what we do, can you see how we might be able to help you effectively get well? 

And once that is achieved, do you see how you might be able to use this approach to stay well?

With our guidance, we believe that your chances of improving your health can be as high as 90% or better.


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

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

3.  Depending on your situation, we might advise that you make some specific changes in your diet and lifestyle to bring about the best possible results.


Our Wish For You


We wish you the best of luck in your quest to take back full responsibility for your health.   Just remember to do it one step at a time, and that we are here to guide you in that quest.

Once we accept your case, you can count on us to do everything in our power to help you achieve your wellness goals and help you achieve a healthier, happier life.

May you never be the same.

Meri Jo holistic health coach

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