The Value of Functional Lab Testing with Reed Davis

Boomer Anderson
July 25, 2018
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...I'm not fine. I feel horrible. You know I have no energy, I don't sleep, the way my skin looks bad, you know on and on and on. So they know something's wrong. So what we run is called functional labs. We use saliva, urine, we use stool, we use some blood top but it's looking at things differently and looking at different things. And so these functional tests are the way to go.

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Who is Reed Davis?

Reed is a Certified Nutritional Therapist (CNT), Fitness Trainer and Environmental Paralegal. He is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine and Founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) Certification Course. Reed served as Health Director and Case Manager at The Better Health & Wellness Center in Poway, California for over 10 years and now teaches the FDN Course with over 2500 trainees or graduates in 50 countries. He is a Clinical Advisor at BioHealth Laboratory, helping practitioners interpret lab test results and develop natural protocols to restore function rather than just treating symptoms. Reed is known as one of the most successful and experienced clinicians in the world today, having provided functional lab assessments to over 10,000 clients for hormonal and bone density problems, adrenal and thyroid dysfunction, and digestion, detoxification and immune system issues. He is also an expert in pathogen screening and food sensitivity testing and many related health problems. Reed lives in Southern California, teaching the FDN Certification Course and helping his graduates build robust private practices.

What is Functional Lab Testing?

Saliva, urine, stool, and blood tests to analyze the status of hormones, the immune system, digestion, and detoxification. From there, Reed teaches Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioners to analyze various systems of the body, identifying healing opportunities and areas for improvement.

Key Highlights from the Podcast

  • What is Functional Diagnostic Nutrition?
  • What is the D.R.E.S.S. for health success program?
  • Why you need supplements to maintain adequate nutrition
  • Is lab testing necessary for optimal health?
  • The five labs Reed runs on all of this clients
  • Reed's pet peeves with the health industry

Reed's Top Trick for Enhancing Focus

  • A good night's sleep
  • Having a clear purpose

Reed's Favorite Book on Peak Performance

Episode Transcript

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