How to Continually Improve Your Brain Health, Body Composition, Energy, and Athletic Performance Using a Simple Blood Test and Machine Learning

Nov. 12, 2021

Each month for the past year we’ve offered our group program. It’s an opportunity to use machine learning to predict—from a pretty simple blood test—what is likely happening inside your body (and what might be going wrong) along with expert feedback on the results from NBT Scientific Director and Coach, Megan Hall and me. The program has been very popular, not to mention a lot of fun, and people are going through more than once to measure their ongoing progress.

On this podcast, Megan provides detailed feedback on the report belonging to NBT Coach Clay Higgins. What you’ll hear is very similar to what goes on during our group coaching sessions. It’s a review of exactly what’s going well and where there’s opportunity for improvement - along with specific steps to take right now to improve overall health, based on the data, symptoms, and personal history.

If you’d like to participate in a group program please email NBT support for details and be sure to let us know where in the world you live so we can tailor our response to your needs.

Here’s the outline of this episode with Megan Hall and Clay Higgins:

[00:00:33] Clay's combined report.

[00:05:13] Overall wellness score and PhenoAge.

[00:07:30] Marker Detail View Page.

[00:08:12] NutriSense continuous glucose monitoring.

[00:12:03] Calculated red blood cell survival and HbA1C.

[00:13:52] Eight Sleep.

[00:16:33] Uric acid.

[00:25:10] Potential oxidative stress: N. Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) may help.

[00:26:58] Calcium a bit low; consider following up with a blood parathyroid test and/or supplement with magnesium.

[00:32:56] HDL Cholesterol a little high and what that might mean.

[00:34:26] Red blood cell indices and low oxygen deliverability suggest possible nutrient deficiencies.

[00:35:53] Digestive enzymes: Thorne Biogest or Betaine HCl.

[00:38:05] HomocysteX Plus.

[00:40:33] Reticulocyte production index and RDW.

[00:43:44] Low neutrophils (neutropenia) could suggest low copper level.

[00:46:36] Nose to Tail.

[00:48:00] forecasts.

[00:48:32] Environmental toxin exposure; Quicksilver Blood Metals Testing.

[00:51:53] Supporting detoxification: sauna, binders, supporting detox pathways.

[00:53:45] Mitigating toxins in the environment. Skin Deep app; Think Dirty Shop Clean app.

[00:55:59] Forecasted iodine deficiency; sea vegetables are a good source.

[00:57:06] Forecasted issues with immune system/gut.

[00:58:28] Designs for Health GI Revive.

[00:59:35] Lucy Mailing, PhD; Lucy on previous NBT podcasts: 1, 2, 3.

[01:01:49] Homocysteine forecasted to be high - B vitamins are important, as well as glycine, creatine.

[01:01:50] Join our group program to get Megan’s feedback on your blood chemistry.  In the US, click here to get started. $198 includes blood testing, a report, and access to 4 group coaching sessions with Megan. (Note: Residents of NY, NJ, RI and those living outside the US - pricing and availability varies. Please contact us for assistance.)

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