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FDN – Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

What is Functional Diagnostic Nutrition®
FDN is an emerging field and body of work that bridges the gap between clinical nutrition and functional medicine

FDN is a type of detective work that seeks to identify and correct the underlying causes and conditions that lead to the patient’s health complaints

“FDN is an emerging field and growing body of work that bridges the gap between clinical nutrition and functional medicine. ”
~ Reed Davis, Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition®

To find out more http://bonesandhormones.com/fdn/

How Does FDN Work?

Functional lab testing to identify malfunctions at the subclinical  level within the…

  • Hormone / Immune
  • Digestion / Detoxification / Intestinal Barrier Systems

Healing process of probing, analyzing and continuous course correction until body heals and normal function returns

  • Drugless protocols & lifestyle modifications that support the body’s innate healing ability and by

Eliminating hidden stressors including

  • Environmental, lifestyle, antigenic, inflammatory and pathogenic stressors

Tenets of FDN

Utmost respect for biochemical individuality

  • No two people are alike
  • One persons metabolism is not the same as another’s
  • Act on the healing opportunities we discover
  • Assume nothing and observe dispassionately the outcomes
  • Recognize we do not control the outcome

Contend with current medical treatments

  • Doctors orders, Medications
  • Educate clients and respect their choices

FDNs use functional lab testing to investigate the causal factors of…

  • Adrenal related dysfunction
  • Circadian rhythm problems
  • Poor nutrient breakdown and absorption
  • Pro-oxidant and anti-oxidant imbalances
  • Dysbiosis and gut malfunction
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Inflammatory state
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Sluggish liver, detoxification problems
  • Bacterial and yeast overgrowth
  • Antigenic overload and pathogenic conditions