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One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedence of chemical therapy over natural, of poison over food, in which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation. Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 8.14.39 PM

– Dr. Royal Lee, Founder & Formulator of Standard Process

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Optimal Wellness is dedicated to helping our clients achieve improved health and wellness through the various procedures and protocols we offer. Our procedures assess your current level of wellness and then recommends only those pure organic whole food supplements that assists the body in achieving greater levels of health and wellness. This is accomplished through nutritional therapy. Our basic premise and philosophy is that if you give the human body the proper nutrition, it can repair and rebuild itself… Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 6.49.49 PM

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Merry Matukonis is an Applied Clinical Nutritionist in Whole Food Nutrition, a Certified GAPS Practitioner, RN & Chef with over 30 years of experience in health and nutrition. Her philosophy is that if you give the human body the proper nutrition, it can repair and rebuilt itself. Merry uses organic, whole-food vitamins, minerals and herbs to assist in the healing process, while educating and encouraging her clients to live a healthier lifestyle. Her passion for nutrition and wellness is infectious and her knowledge vast. She is deeply devoted to helping others achieve greater levels of wellness and live happier and fuller lives…Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 6.49.49 PM

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Gut and Psychology Syndrome or GAPS is a condition, which establishes a connection between functions of the digestive system and the brain. The term was created by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD MMedSci (neurology), MMedSci (human nutrition) in 2004 after working with hundreds of children and adults with neurological and psychiatric conditions, such as autistic spectrum disorders, and other neuro-psychological and psychiatric problems among other conditions. Merry Matukonis is a certified GAPS practitioner and can help to identify if you have GAPS and assist you on your journey to healing your gut…Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 6.49.49 PM

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Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 8.14.24 PMWhen Lauren was between her 2nd and 3rd grade year, she had her tonsils out.  Needless to say my husband and I thought her health problems were over.   No more sore throats.  When she hit third grade the sinus infections started.  From September through April or May, it was one right after another, year after year.  More and more antibiotics, stronger and stronger.  My chiropractor had told me about Merry, but I hadn’t thought much about it.  In her 7th grade year she had missed around 15 days of school by the end of November.  We were at the end of our rope.  She had been to an allergist, an ear, nose, and throat doctor, who then sent her to a pediatric ear, nose, and throat doctor.  Nothing.  I said something to the physicians assistant we see about seeing Merry, and she said to go for it.  To make a long story short,  Lauren started with another sinus infection.  She was tired of being sick, and we needed to try something different.  To get to the bottom of the PROBLEM.  The antibiotics were treating the infections, but they were now so strong, they were hard on her stomach.  She was miserable.   We went to see Merry who put her on several supplements, and made some dietary recommendations.  All the antibiotics had destroyed her immune system, and with Merry’s help,  Lauren got over that sinus infection, and has not needed antibiotics for over …

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