• There are numerous types of indicators for toxicity.  Numerous issues that contribute to toxicity.  Here are some of the following…

DIET: 1) How many servings of fruits/vegetables do you consume (1 serving = 1 cup)Dr Holly healthy fat salad

  • 3 – 1 / month
  • 2 – 1/week
  • 1 – 1/day
  • -1 – 3/day
  • -2 – 5+/day

2) How often do you consume nutritional oils such as coconut oil cold fresh pressed flax/hemp seed oil (not fried or heated)

  • 2 – NeverDr Holly good fat oils
  • 1 – Once/week
  • 0 – Once/day
  • -1 – 2+ times/day

3) How often do you consume whole grains (such as brown or wild rice, millet, quinoa or barley or natural fiber

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Once/week
  • 1 – 3 times/week
  • -2 – Once/day

4) How frequently do you eat fried, broiled or barbequed foods?

  • 4 – OftenDr Holly Barbecued foods
  • 3 – Once/day
  • 2 – Few times/week
  • 1 – Once/week
  • -2 – Almost never

5) How often do consume refined foods:  sugar, flour, soda, microwaved foods, canned foods, packaged foods, fast foods, foods with added preservatives. colorants, or foods with trans fats

  • 4 – 3+ times/day
  • 3 – Once/day
  • 2 – Few times/week
  • -2 Almost never

6) How much good water do you drink :  high pH with good alkalizing minerals?

  • 3 – None
  • 2 – 1 glass/day
  • 0 – 4 glasses/day (the old adage of 8 glasses/day is a falsehood)

7) How much alcohol do you drink

  • 4 – 16+ / week
  • 3 – 12+ /week
  • 2 – 8+ / week
  • 1 – 4+ /week
  • 0 – 2+ / week
  • -1 – Almost never

8) Do skip breakfast or lunch

  • 3 – 5+/week
  • 2 – 3 times/week
  • 1 – Once/week
  • 0 – Never

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS: 1) Do you take a quality natural multivitamin

  • 2 – Almost never
  • 1 – Once a week
  • 0 – Few times/week
  • -1 – Daily

2) Do you take/eat good anti-oxidants

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Once a week
  • 0 – Few times / week
  • -2 – Daily

3) Do you take Omega 3s

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Once a week
  • 0 – Few times / week
  • -2 – Daily

4) Do you take Vitamin D3

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Once a week
  • 0 – Few times / week
  • -2 – Daily

5) Do you take Alkalizing Minerals

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Once a week
  • 0 – Few times / week
  • -2 – Daily

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ EXERCISE: 1) How often do you exercise (20 minutes or more at a time)

  • 2   – Almost never
  • 1   – Once/week
  • -1  – 3 times/week
  • -2  – 5+ times/week

2) Do you exercise for more than 1 hour (increases free radical production AND lowers glutathione)

  • 4 – Most times
  • 2 – 50% of the time
  • 0 – Almost never
  • 0 – Don’t exercise

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ DAILY FUNCTION: 1) Do you sleep well (go to sleep quickly; sleep through the night; wake up refreshed)

  • 3 – Almost never
  • 2 – Sometimes
  • -1 – Usually
  • -2 – Always

2) How often do you have healthy bowel movements (texture of a good banana; dark brown; 9 – 12 inches)

  • 4 – Once/week
  • 3 – Every few days
  • 2 – Every 2nd day
  • 0 – Daily
  • -2 – 2+/day

3) How would your rate your stress level (at home, school, work, relationships)

  • 5 – Very high
  • 4 – High
  • 3 – Moderate
  • 2 – Slight
  • 1 – Almost none

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: 1) How much time do you spend in daily traffic each day?

  • 4 – 2+ hours
  • 3 – 2 hours
  • 2 – 1.5 hours
  • 1 – 1 hour
  • 0 – .5 hours

2) How often do you sit in front of electronic equipment (computers, tv, cameras, electrical wires, etc) daily

  • 3 – 8+ hours
  • 2 – 6+ hours
  • 1 – Few hours
  • 0 – Almost never

3) Are you exposed to industrial fumes (industrial cleaners, paint, solvents, etc) at work

  • 4 – Most of the time
  • 2 – 50% of the time
  • 0 – Almost never

4) Are you exposed to airborne particles at home (dust, carpet fiber, pollen, etc)

  • 4 – Most of the time
  • 2 – 50% of the time
  • 0 – Almost never

5) Are you exposed to cigarette smoke (direct/indirect)

  • 4 – All day
  • 3 – Few times /day
  • 1 – Few times / week
  • -1 – Almost never

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ MEDICAL HISTORY: 1) Have you had any of the following:  allergies, cancer, cholesterol, depression, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease

  • 3 – 2+
  • 2 – 1
  • -2 – None

2) How often do you experience the following: bloating/indigestion, colds/flus, fever, headache, heartburn, muscle aches, sore throats

  • 3 – Once/day
  • 2 – Once/week
  • 0 – Once/month
  • -1 – Almost never

3) History of any of the following in your family history:  arthritis, auto-immune diseases, cancer, cholesterol issues, depression, diabetes (I or II), heart disease, liver disease, lupus, obesity, psoriasis

  • 1 – 2+
  • 0 – 1
  • -1 – None

4) Have you ever had any vaccinations

  • 3 – 3+
  • 2 – 2
  • -2 – None

5) Do you have dental fillings (with mercury & other toxic metals)

  • 3 – 3+
  • 2 – 2
  • 1 – 1
  • 0 – Never

6) Recreational drug use

  • 4 – 2+/day
  • 3 – Daily
  • 2 – Weekly
  • 1 – Monthly
  • 0 – No longer
  • -2 – Never

TOTAL SCORE:  __________ DIET SCORE                                                  ________ SUPPLEMENT SCORE                                ________ EXERCISE SCORE                                       ________ DAILY FUNCTION SCORE                        ________ ENVIRONMENTAL SCORE                       ________ MEDICAL SCORE                                         ________   FINAL SCORE                                               _________ INTERPRETATION OF SCORES – 31 – 0 General health is excellent – You are making good choices – Your focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, diet and exercises along with stress management is good – You are good at establishing preventative measures – Detox twice a year 1 – 33 General health is good – A few changes are required to achieve optimal health and maximize energy levels – But you can do it – You may want to start with a good cleanse; detox every 4 months for a year – When you move into the above category, you can stabilize 33 – 68 General health is fair – Energy & mobility and/or cognitive health be starting to decline – Need to see a good health practitioner – Get on a good program – Reclaim your health before it is too difficult – 69 – You may be developing some serious issues – Diet & lifestyles issues need to be attended to – Exercise and stress need to be dealt with – Need to see a good health practitioner to start reclaiming your health Be responsible, take care of your health. Be responsible, do your research, find a good health practitioner. Here’s to your health! For more information, contact: Dr Holly at holly@choicesunlimited.ca Copyright 2013 © Choices Unlimited for Health & Wellness Disclaimer: This site is provided for general information only, and is not a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or other health care professional. This site is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of this website. This site is not liable for the contents of any external internet sites listed, nor does it endorse any commercial product or service mentioned or advised on any of such sites. Always consult your own health care practitioner.