Kimberly J Bender BS, DC, DACBN, CCN
Dr. Kimberly Bender is a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Dr Bender offers two levels of nutritional counseling. A complete comprehensive nutritional evaluation, which she analyzes multiple systems. It includes a written report and diet, supplement, and life style recommendations. Or a simple evaluation which addresses a single condition or concern.
Here at Bender Chiropractic Center, PA, a variety of services are offered:
- Complete comprehensive nutritional evaluations
- Food allergy testing
- Neurotransmitter and amino acid testing
- Salivary hormone testing
- Iodine testing
- Salivary pH and Zinc testing
- Body fat and hydration analysis
Full line of Pharmaceutical Grade Nutritional Supplements – product lines include Xymogen, Metagenics, Pure Encapsulated, Allergy Research, Standard Process, and more
What is a Diplomate?
The Chiropractic Doctor who is Board Certified in Nutrition has the highest academic degree in the profession in the field of nutrition therapeutics. These Doctors are experts in the clinical understanding of nutrition. The degree is identified by the initials DACBN, Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition. It must be emphasized that this is an academic degree and not simply a certification or registration for courses taken in nutrition.
A Doctor who wishes to become a Diplomate in Nutrition must undergo 300-hours of postgraduate course study in the areas of biochemistry and physiology of nutrition, diagnostic evaluation in clinical nutrition, nutrition in infancy, adolescence, pregnancy and lactation, and geriatrics. Other required portions of the syllabus include, but are not limited to, nutritional aspects of the body such as the oral cavity, GI tract, and musculoskeletal system. Still other course modules include stress management, diet, nutrient-to-nutrient and drug-to-nutrient interactions, herbs, botanicals, homeopathy, and longevity.
Dr. Bender also has been certified by the International & American Associations of Clinical Nutritionist which she earned her CCN, Certified Clinical Nutritionist.