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Fitgenes – Are you taking advantage of your genetic inheritance?

By Marion Stobie
 - August 27, 2020
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Have you ever wondered whether “off-the-peg” health plans or diets were really right for you? Personalised genetic profiling takes out the guesswork.
By getting your own DNA tested, your practitioner will be able to design a personalised health and wellbeing programme to suit you.

This means that achieving your health goals are based on how nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices interact with your genes to influence how effectively your body is functioning.

You can’t change your genes, but you can affect how they are expressed with the right nutritional, exercise and lifestyle choices.

With a Fitgenes genetic profiling DNA test, you can discover, for instance, why you can’t sleep after drinking coffee during the daytime.
The range of health concerns which can be helped include:

  • Diabetes and insulin resistance
  • Cardiovascular health and cholesterol regulation
  • Fat metabolism and weight management
  • Hypertension
  • Bone health
  • Hormone regulation and menopause
  • Irregular sleep
  • Joint pain
  • Healthy ageing
  • Food sensitivities
  • Vitamin D absorption; and more.

Fitgenes genetic profile reports are based on the science of how nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices interact with our genes.
If you are serious about avoiding the conditions your own parents had, you need to invest in this test.

What can I expect?

At your first appointment, Marion will take a health history from you, to gain a good understanding of your challenges and your lifestyle.
A test kit will be given to you. The best approach is that you take the kit home and follow the easy directions given for taking the sample. The kit includes a swab which you use to gather cells from the inside of your cheek. You drop the sample into the test-tube provided and send it in the courier bag supplied to the company who forwards it to the test laboratory.

Payment for the test is taken at this first appointment.

It may take 3 weeks from the time you send your sample to the time when the results become available. As soon as the results are emailed through to Marion, she will contact you to make a time to come in and go over the results. In the interval between receiving the emails of the results and your appointment, Marion will study the results and write a user-friendly report and action plan.

At your appointment you will receive a folder containing:

  • The Fitgenes test results, presented to you as a bound copy;
  • The Fitgenes recommendations, presented to you as a bound copy;
  • A summary by Marion of the interpretation and applications of the results, and a report including an action plan.

Marion will sit down with you and go over the report with you and give you recommendations how to implement the information so that you get the best value from the knowledge you have just received.

This is very exciting and empowering! It is likely you will have a couple of “lightbulb” moments when something you have experienced or noticed now makes sense.

Costs

1st 1 hour appointment = $220 consultation + cost of test $499 = $719
2nd 1 hour appointment = $220.

CarbChoice is another Fitgenes product using a saliva sample which helps identify which carbohydrates the individual processes and metabolises the best. This could explain why some weightloss programmes are ineffective. After this a more targeted nutrition plan can be drawn up.

This test is $100 cheaper than the bigger Fitgenes test.

About Marion Stobie

Marion Stobie is an experienced New Zealand-trained Naturopath and Medical Herbalist who has been in busy clinical practice since 2000. She has been a tutor at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies since 2003, and particularly enjoys the rewarding challenge of supervising the students in their clinical training.

In clinic, Marion uses traditional naturopathic assessments which include blood pressure measurement and random blood glucose testing; she also uses a biofeedback system which is a very thorough & extensive non-invasive and accurate form of testing.

Marion sees a wide variety of clients including wellness clients who want to ensure they are doing the best they can for their health, clients who are looking for nutritional advice, clients with complicated health concerns, clients with stress, and also clients seeking oncology support.

You can have a consultation with our Team, anywhere in the world!

Here's how:
  1. Fill out the contact form below with your request.
  2. We will provide instructions for payment and for downloading patient forms.
  3. Make an appointment time.
  4. Connect on Skype.
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