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Wellness Services Menu

 

The wellness journey starts here. We are often asked what is our specialty. We are proud to say our speciality is not having a specialty! We look at the whole individual to ascertain what are the best wellness treatments to achieve optimal health. On-site and off, we have services to nurture all of your individual wellness needs.

Lifestyle counseling
Nutritional Concepts Wellness Center Diagnostic Testing
Nutritional Concepts Wellness Center Self Help & Online
Individual Wellness Evaluation Providers

 

Bonnie C. Minsky

Full Service Wellness Analysis

 

Steve Minsky

Full Service Wellness Analysis

Dr. Liselotte Schuster
Chiropractic Services

Call 847-509-9067 for an appointment

Testing

 

New Client Bloodwork


REQUIRED BLOOD TESTS
ABO Grouping and Rh Typing (Blood Type - if you do not already know it)
CBC (including basophils and eosinophils)
CHEM SCREEN with HDL/LDL cholesterol differential
CO2 (as bicarbonate)
ESR (Sedimentation Rate)
Ferritin
HsCRP (High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein)
Simple Urinalysis w/Reflex to culture
Thyroid Panel
Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy 25(OH) D


OPTIONAL BLOOD TESTS 
Cortisol
Folate
GGT
HbA1C (Hemoglobin A1C)
Homocysteine
Immunoglobulin E, Total
Iron
LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase)
Magnesium
Phosphorous
Uric Acid
Vitamin B12


BLOOD WORK PREPARATION
Please fast for at least 10 hours before your blood draw. Water is encouraged, but the only beverage allowed. Stop all dietary supplements 48 hours before your blood draw. If taking antihistamines, antibiotics or oral cortisone, please wait 48 hours, 2 weeks and 4 weeks respectively to get your blood drawn unless medically necessary. *Blood work taken after a surgical procedure, when hospitalized, if you recently had an infection, or for life insurance are not encouraged because it is not an accurate depiction of your normal metabolic state.


WHERE TO GET YOUR BLOOD DRAWN IF USING INSURANCE
To ensure blood work will be run through insurance, your physician must order the blood tests. Just copy the list above and give it to your physician's office.


WHERE TO GET YOUR BLOOD DRAWN IF NOT USING INSURANCE
*You can submit the insurance claim yourself, if desired.


1. Our local lab affiliate is Northern Illinois Clinical Labs (NICL), located in Northbrook 10 minutes from our office. Cost: $223.00 (without blood type) or $243.00 (with blood type). Call us at 847-498-3422 or text 847-497-0902 for details.


2. Rupa Health provides on-location or at-home blood draws nationwide. Cost: $200-$350 (phlebotomy fee not included and is paid directly to the phlebotomist; from $0-$75 depending upon on-location or at-home). Call us at 847-498-3422 or text 847-497-0902 for details.

Food Reactions Testing

New clients can have this done prior to initial visit with authorization. Please email Bonnie or Steve at nutrocon@aol.com to explain why you feel you need this test.

Genetic Testing

We only accept raw genetic data from 23andMe.com and ancestry.com. Here are instructions on how to do this.

Other Testing
Hormone, Hair Analysis, and GI screenings are available upon request.

Self Help & Online

 

Wellness Shop

Find the highest quality dietary supplements and foodstuffs here. Gift Cards can be purchased here.

NCI Well Connect Membership

One year 79.99 membership includes our long-form, semiweekly eNewsletter, free access to our Action Plan Self Help Library, Natural Shopping List updated quarterly, and one free genetic analysis. Sign up here.

Award Winning eNewsletter

Our semi-weekly eNewsletter appears in your email inbox on Monday and Wednesday mornings. It is your weekly wellness advisor that not only provides the most cutting edge wellness research, but cuts through the tsunami of wellness information that seems to contradict itself weekly. Our members consider our newsletter a must read. You don't even have to be a client!

 

Free version sign up here.

For our Membership version, become an NCI Well Connect Membership here or purchase issues separately here.

 

Action Plan Library

Self-help plans covering myriad wellness topics from food intolerances to mood.

46 titles from $2.95 to $9.95

 

Free access for NCI Well Connect Members (300.00 value) or order titles a al carte

 

View list of titles here.

 

To get free access to the entire library, activate your membership here.

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