Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 8.14.24 PM

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

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 7.56.20 PMHomepage Veggies

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

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 6.25.28 PMMerry's Circular Photo

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

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 6.25.45 PMGAPS broth pic circle

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

Screen Shot 2015-01-09 at 2.53.32 PM

Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 8.14.24 PMWhen my intense hot flashes began, I knew my hormones were way out of balance. I just happened to pick up a copy of The Women’s Journal and saw Merry’s Optimal Wellness article describing her Nutritional Program. On the first visit, we determined I had Yeast Overgrowth, Estrogen Dominance, Thyroid, and Adrenal Fatigue. On Merry’s 6 week protocol for a yeast free diet and supplements I lost 2 1/4″ from my stomach; 1″ from my upper arms; 2 1/4 from my hips but only 6 lbs. I immediately felt so much better and saw my nails, hair, and complexion improve dramatically. All my knee/finger joint pain was gone in 6 days. I continued with the 3-week Liver Detox/Purification and continued to lose 1/2″ to 1 1/2 ” all over my body and 5 more pounds. My hot flashes diminished in intensity by half in the first two weeks and were gone by 6 weeks. My energy level has increased immensely. I am healing/nourishing my adrenal glands and my body is becoming healthy. I feel wonderful!!!!!Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 8.14.39 PM

~Tracy R., Aaronsburg, PA