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My Micronutrient Results

July 30, 2021

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A few weeks ago I posted a video on Instagram of me getting blood drawn for the Vibrant America Micronutrient test. I just got my results and they blew me away (in a “what the f*ck is happening but I feel empowered to do something about it” kind of way).

In the video below I share my results with you and what I’m going to do about them.

Before we jump into that, I’ll quickly explain the details of the test, why you would do this test, and what to expect. Because we all love some good bullet points, strap in and let’s begin.


This test measures:

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Essential fatty acids: Omega 3&6
  • Amino Acids
  • Antioxidants
  • Metabolites


Why this test is different from your regular ol’ blood test from the doctor:

  • If your doctor runs a blood test they are running serum blood

Serum (Extracellular) blood = only measure short term what is circulating in the body for a few minutes up to a few days

Example: you eat a steak for dinner and test your blood the next day and your iron is high. This is not reflective of your overall iron levels over time

  • Western medicine doesn’t test micronutrients, they test organ function, cholesterol levels, urine, blood sugar, etc...
  • This micronutrient test not only measures your serum but also your WBC (white blood cells) and RBC (red blood cells) which gives a much more detailed view of what your nutrient status really is

White Blood Cells (Intracellular) = 3-4 week lifespan (generally)

Red Blood Cell (Intracellular) = 3-4 month lifespan

  • This shows us not only what is being absorbed but also what’s being stored
  • This is a true and in-depth look at our nutrient status
  • Geeks unite!

In the video, I post some of the pages from my test so you can see what it looks like!

You should consider getting this test if:

  • You are taking supplements and want to see if they are working
  • You want to take exactly what you need and nothing more or less
  • You don’t feel well
  • You are suspect of supplementation and want your body to give you feedback and not have someone like myself make an educated guess
  • You are a super geek who wants to achieve the highest level of wellness and vitality

How to get your hands on the test:

  • Contact our office and Adeline will get you set up. Either email us at info@nutritionalwisdom.com or call 512-243-7473
  • The cost of the test is $375 and if you are not a current client you will need to either pay for a one-off consultation where we go over the results or save your money, take our word for it, and settle for a quick email where we tell you what you need with your results attached :)
  • We will then be happy to make you a customized supplement packet that has exactly what your body needs and nothing more so you don’t need to think about it

Have more questions? Reach out and Adeline will walk you through it!

Here’s what I’m adding to my current protocol based on these results:

  • Beef liver capsules
  • Pure PC (choline)
  • Liposomal vitamin C
  • Liposomal B complex
  • Zinc glycinate
  • Glutamine powder

*I don’t usually get client test results that require this much additional supplementation. This is fully due to me being 6 months pregnant and the baby needed a ton more nutrients in this growth phase. This regimen will make me as strong as possible going into labor and postpartum!

Here’s to your highest health! Xoxo


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About Melissa

My passion for health and wellness stems from my own personal health journey where I healed myself holistically through good nutrition, career, and lifestyle changes. That eye-opening experience brought me to my life’s purpose of helping others live a life of optimal health.

I studied at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York, where I received my certification as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. There I learned that nutrition is so much more than the food we eat. My holistic education taught me the importance of looking at all areas of one’s life, not just food, but relationships, career, spirituality, movement, and how those areas affect your eating habits, your weight, and your health journey.

I wholeheartedly believe in treating the whole person. My job is to identify the areas that are lacking attention and thus causing discomfort and often unhappiness. By treating you as a whole person, nourishing your body with whole foods, removing toxins, managing stress, and ditching the yo-yo diet mindset – we are taking care of the underlying causes of weight gain, fatigue, and even disease. Your body has the incredible ability to heal, I would be honored to show you the way.

When I’m not dishing out Nutritional Wisdom, you can find me on a long walk with my dog, dancing to the newest TikTok video with my daughter, or listening to a favorite podcast while sipping on something green.

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