University research shows that 50% of people taking multivitamins are still nutritionally deficient. This situation even occurs to those of you who eat a balanced diet, exercise, and take a multivitamin.
You may ask yourself, why is this important? Simply, the answer is that vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant deficiencies have been shown to suppress the function of the immune system. When this happens, there is a rise in degenerative diseases such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Even if you are healthy, there are several factors that affect your nutritional status:
Dr. Pappas initiates micronutrient testing with SpectraCell Laboratories to measure the function of selected vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants within your white blood cells. SpectraCell's Micronutrient Testing identifies where you are adequate or deficient in the following areas:
Within 3 weeks Dr. Pappas will receive your test results. He will then meet and review results in person. Testing is covered by most insurances.