Body Composition Analysis
10 Minutes · A Personalized Plan
Body Composition Analysis visits include a Bioelectrical Impedence Analysis (BIA) Screening and pH Testing with a follow-up phone call from ► Dr. Frances Carns, ND to discuss your test results and the personalized menu plan she develops for you to accomplish health-related goals. You may choose a half-hour session with Dr. Carns in lieu of a phone call if you prefer to have a face-to-face review of your results. ► About BIA Screenings
Testing your pH (Potential of Hydrogen) involves dipping a test strip into a first morning urine, allowing the measure of relative acidity or alkalinity in your body as well as checking protein, carbohydrate, and absorption levels. Balanced pH is key to all body systems and is critical to nutrient absorption and the immune system.
Book Your Visit
$40.00 – Body Composition Analysis
Visit Fee Includes:
▪BIA Screening, pH Testing and analysis
▪Review, recommendations, and personalized menu
Preparing For BIA’s
BioElectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) is a means of assessing your “body composition” – the measurement of fat in relation to lean body mass. It is a primary tool used in a natural health and nutrition assessment, and is used to help you in achieving your goal of optimal health.
Importance of Body Composition Analysis
Having tools to accurately assess body composition is important, especially considering the increase in both obesity and chronic illness in this country. BIA testing is an ideal diagnostic of body composition, and body fat in particular. BIA Testing is:
- Easy to perform
- Non-invasive with low risk
- A cost effective means of assessing health
Who Can Benefit From BIA Testing?
BIA testing is very useful tool for many condition-specific assessments, including:
- Weight loss and weight management goals
- Monitoring and treatment of chronic illness
- Maximizing general health and wellness
- Tracking body composition during athletic training
- Special needs specific to pregnancy and breastfeeding
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