by Dr. Lawrence Wilson

© October 2017, L.D Wilson Consultants, Inc.


All information in this article is for educational purposes only.  It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.







Advantages Of The “Free” program

Disadvantages Of The “Free” Program

The Alkaline Reserve Or Phytonutrient Diet

General Principles

Cooked vegetables



Fats and Oils

Fruits And Other Simple Carbohydrates


Fermented Foods

Spices And Condiments


Nutritional Supplements

Detoxification Procedures


For Children

For Pregnancy And Lactation

A Complete Program





This program is “free” because it does not require visiting a nutritional balancing practitioner.  However, there is still the cost of food and several nutritional supplements, plus a few additional costs if you do the recommended daily healing procedures.

The program is divided into 1) the diet, 2) the nutritional supplements and 3) the healing procedures.  This is a summary, and more explanation follows.




The diet is the most important part of the program.  If you don’t follow the diet closely, the program won’t work well and you may feel worse!

The reasons for this diet are explained in the main article that follows this summary.


Eat 2-3 cups of well-cooked vegetables three times a day.  That is a total of 6 to 9 cups of cooked vegetables each day.  This is the most important part of the nutritional balancing diets.

The favored vegetables.  Eat some of these with every meal.  They include onions (white, red, yellow, green, cipolline, boiler, red pearl and gold pearl), shallots, leeks, garlic, carrots, daikon radish, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower (white, orange and purple, and including the leaves), red cabbage, rutabaga, green beans, and broccolini or broccolette.  Remember, have some of these with each meal.

Avoid the nightshade vegetables, however (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant and all peppers.)  More details about the diet are in the main part of this article below.


2. Eat some animal protein every day, but no more than twice daily and portion size is 4-5 ounces for adults.  No vegetarian diets.  Protein foods allowed are sardines and no other fish, chicken, turkey, and some lamb or beef twice a week.  No pork, ham or bacon.


3. You may have a small amount of whole grain daily, preferably organic blue corn tortilla chips.  Do not eat any wheat or products made with wheat.


4. If you wish, have only up to 4 ounces daily of all dairy such as quality cheese, yogurt, milk or kefir.  Dairy products are not required on the diet.


5. Completely avoid all fruit.


6. Eat organically grown food whenever possible.  Avoid all refined flour, junk food, fast food and chemicalized food.


Cooking. The preferred method of cooking is with a pressure-cooker.  You may also use a crock pot, steamer, or stir fry.  We do not recommend roasting or deep-frying.




Rest.  Go to bed early, preferably between 8-9 PM.  Adults need about 9 or even 10 hours of sleep every night, in most cases. 

              Drinking water.  The best water, in most cases, is either quality spring water or carbon-only or sand-filtered tap water.  Well water varies a lot.  Avoid reverse osmosis, distilled and alkaline waters, which are all too yin.

              Exercise.  Vigorous exercise is not helpful for this program.  Many people are too tired for jogging and other heavy exercise.  Gentle exercise such as walking for 30-60 minutes daily is plenty.

Sex.  Have sex with orgasm a maximum of once a week, and less if you are over the age of about 40.  More wears out the body.



(dosages are for adults.  Children need less depending upon their age and weight.)


1. EPA-DHA or Omega-3 fatty acids: 900-1000 mg daily.

2. Calcium chelate or citrate: 750 mg daily

3. Magnesium chelate or citrate: 450 mg daily

4. Kelp by Nature’s Way, Solaray or Endomet only: 6 capsules daily (about 4000 mg daily)

5. A powerful digestive aid with ox bile and pancreatin

6. Trimethyglycine or TMG: 1000 mg daily for women and up to 3000 mg daily for men.

7. Zinc chelate, picolinate, or gluconate: 20 mg daily

8. Vitamin D3 - 5000 iu daily.




Each day do the following:

1. The Pushing Down Exercise.  Do this for at least half an hour daily, up to 2 hours daily.

2. Coffee Enemas (1 or 2 daily)

3. Red Heat Lamp Therapy – shine the lamp on your abdomen for 30-60 minutes or use a red heat lamp sauna for 20 to 40 minutes.

4. Foot reflexology – 10 minutes per foot once, twice or three times daily.

5. The Spinal Twist exercise once or twice daily.


End of summary.







This article describes a basic nutritional balancing program that does not require a hair mineral analysis.  Before talking about the program, here are important notes about the program:

1. A four-part program.  This approach to healing involves a) a healthful lifestyle, b) a specific type of diet, c) about six nutritional supplements, and d) a number of detoxification procedures.  The more you do of the program, the better will be the results.


2. Three programs.  This article actually includes 3 free programs – one for adults, one for children, and one for future mothers, and pregnant and lactating women.


3. Costs of the free program. This “free program” is only free in the sense that it does not involve working with a practitioner or doctor, and does not involve a hair mineral test.  This saves $150-250.00 when starting out.  However, it is not totally “free” because you must buy:

1. The correct food and perhaps the drinking water.

2. The recommended nutritional supplements.

3. To do all of it, you will need an enema bag or enema bucket, and some coffee.  This costs about $25.00 for both.

4. To do all of it, you will also need a reddish “heat lamp” from a hardware store (about $11 to $20 dollars), or preferably you will build or buy a heat lamp sauna (about $700-1000.00 unless you build it yourself, which can be done for $100.00 or even less)

5. It is not necessarily less costly than a full program because when a person works with one of the Approved Practitioners listed on this website, often they will receive a discount on the nutritional supplements.  Over a period of six months or so, the savings pays for the consultation fee.




1. You can begin it today.  You do not have to wait for the results of your hair mineral analysis, which usually requires 2-3 weeks.

2. You can try out nutritional balancing without having to pay much money.

3. If you change over to a complete nutritional balancing program with one of the Approved Practitioners, you will have quite a head start.  You will already know a lot about the diet and the procedures.  This can save weeks of learning about these important parts of the program.  You will also have some of the supplements.




1. When you are ill, your judgment is affected.  Please know this.  It is not a put-down or judgment of you.  It is just the truth.  You are probably doing something incorrectly and this contributes to ill health.

So please follow the instructions exactly.  Do not think you know better, or that because some other health expert disagrees, you will follow his or her advice.

Combining this program with other programs almost always fails.  The reason why is explained in the following paragraph.


2. Nutritional balancing is discipleship.  The program is integrated in a special way.  For good results, you must do it as it is laid out in the sections below.  In other words, you must follow along.  That is why it is called discipleship.

Do not add, omit or change anything!  For example, if you don’t like eating cooked vegetables, that is unfortunate but you must eat them, anyway.  Make the vegetables tasty by putting toppings on them such as grated cheese or sesame butter salad dressing.

Also, do not add anything to it.  For example, if you currently take other nutritional supplements, for good results you need to wean yourself off them.  Usually, this can be done if you follow the program.

Weaning off prescription medication.  This is up to you and your doctor, but is also helpful, if at all possible. 

Weaning off replacement hormones. The program will slowly rebuild your hormones, and this will usually make it possible to wean off replacement hormones unless the gland has been surgically removed or destroyed with radiation.  This includes thyroid, adrenal and sex hormones.

Continuing to take replacement hormones of any kind will eventually impair the program.  Blood tests may indicate that you must have the hormones, but we find that that the blood tests are not necessarily the only way to assess your glandular activity.


3. The program is precise.  By this I mean that if you do it properly, it usually works well.  You don’t have to believe in it, although this is helpful.


4. Nutritional balancing is really not a do-it-yourself program. Many people have asked for a simple and inexpensive way to begin a program, and this article is the result.  However, I suggest contacting one of the Approved Practitioners as soon as possible, so you will have a practitioner as a guide.  This works much better than doing it all on your own.

Doing the program yourself usually does not work well because:

- Some aspect is ignored or something is added that damages it.  For example, a man could not understand why the program failed to work.  However, he told me he runs marathons, which is absolutely forbidden.  Another person who recently contacted me who was not doing well was adding progesterone to the program.  This won’t work, either.

- Some people become frightened when they have a healing reaction, even though it is a welcome sign.

- Some people are talked out of the program by friends, relatives or doctors.  Having a practitioner to consult with can assist you to handle all these problems, and others that can arise.

You will not be able to depend on your medical doctor, naturopath, family members or friends for this purpose.  They are simply not familiar with the NB principles and their application.  Please read Why Nutritional Balancing Is Not A Do-It-Yourself Program.


5. Nutritional balancing causes development.  This is amazing and highly unusual.  However, it is one reason that changing, omitting or adding anything to the program usually ruins it.  To read about this, please read Introduction To Development.


6. Healing or purification reactions may occur that can be annoying.  These reactions are an integral part of this program.  Even this free program will bring up chronic infections, emotional issues, and toxic conditions in the body in order to help release them.

When these healing reactions occur, many people become frightened and quit the program, thinking they are becoming more ill.  However, this is rarely true.  You may read about this in the article entitled Purification Reactions.


7. The free program is not nearly as powerful as a complete program based on a mineral analysis. The free program is offered to the public, with no knowledge of your particular health conditions.  For this reason, the free program must be general, in nature.  It is therefore less powerful than an individualized program.

A complete nutritional balancing program is much more powerful.  It involves contacting one of the Approved Practitioners and obtaining a hair mineral analysis to assess your body chemistry.

The diet, supplements and procedures will then be suggested in an individualized manner.  Some people need this individualized program badly, while others can do well for a while on this free program.

In addition, your Approved Practitioner will periodically suggest a retest hair mineral analysis and a new program to keep up with changes in your body chemistry.  This is essential to keep making progress.


8. The free program can waste time. You will heal faster – perhaps much faster - with a more specific, individualized complete program.


9. While rare, the free program could be harmful.  For example, you can worsen your oxidation rate if you follow the slow oxidizer diet when you really need the fast oxidizer diet.  If I thought this was a matter of life and death, I would not offer the free programs, and such problems are uncommon and not life-threatening.  However, the incorrect diet definitely slows progress.


With these warnings, let us discuss the free program.




(Modifications for children, mothers-to-be, pregnancy and lactation are described after the basic program outlined below).




NOTE: The diet is the most important part of the program.  If you do not follow the diet, the rest of the program will not work nearly as well, and you may run into problems because you will not be able to detoxify as well.


The goals of the diet are:

- To provide hundreds of phyto-nutrients found only in cooked vegetables.  I find that everyone is mineral-starved today, thanks to modern agricultural practices, stress and eating refined food.  This is the only way to obtain the nutrients everyone needs.

- To ease digestion.  Most people have weak digestion.

- To provide pure food with a minimum of toxic chemicals.  Over 3000 chemicals are permitted in food, and many of these can damage health.

- To make the body more yang in macrobiotic terms.  Yang means warm, contracted and today it means much healthier, as well.  For more on this topic, please read Yin And Yang Healing on this site.





1. Percentages of types of foods:

- 70% cooked vegetables

- 15% protein, mainly animal protein

- 10% complex carbohydrates (starches such as whole grains)

- 5% fats and oils

- 0% simple carbohydrates (fruit, fruit juices, sugars and other sweets)

- 0% chemical-laden and refined foods


2. Eat at least three meals daily.  Do not skip meals.  If you are not hungry, still try to eat at least three meals daily.  It is difficult enough to obtain enough nutrients eating three meals daily.  It is even less possible if you skip meals.  Eat by the clock, if needed.  Do not wait until you are hungry, as some suggest.

3. Variety.  Rotate your foods.  Do not eat the same food several times daily or every day.

4. You may have more than three meals daily, but do not snack all day, as this is hard on digestion.  Instead, if hungry, eat another small sit-down, relaxed meal.

5. You may eat plenty, provided it is the right foods in the right proportions. The right foods are mainly cooked vegetables, with a little animal protein, toasted almond butter, and some dried beans, some dairy products, and a small amount of whole grains.

The right proportions for this diet are listed above.  This is for a slow oxidation rate, which is the metabolic type of about 85% of adults.  Babies and young children are usually fast oxidizers and need more fat and less carbohydrates.

6. Try to find fresh and organically grown food, although organically grown is not required.  Organically grown food is generally lower in pesticides and higher in nutrients.  Fresh food is generally better than frozen or canned, although even canned vegetables are definitely better than no vegetables or eating junk food.

7. Eat only whole, natural foods.  This means: NO protein powders, NO green drinks, smoothies or shakes, NO juices except 10 ounces of carrot juice away from meals, NO eggs whites only or Egg Beaters, and NO food bars.  See the references below for the reasons for these restrictions.

8. Eating habits.  Eat slowly, chew thoroughly, sit down when eating, and eat in a relaxed, quiet environment.  Ideally, rest a few minutes before your meals, and rest at least 10 minutes after each meal.

Avoid eating while driving, when upset, or in noisy places.

9. Food combining.  Mono meals (one type of food at a meal) are excellent.  Otherwise, meals need to consist of mainly cooked vegetables, with EITHER ONE protein or ONE starch at a meal.  This is for ease of digestion.  This means: 

a) Do not mix meat and eggs at one meal, as these are both proteins.  Also, do not mix rice and corn tortillas at the same meal, as these are both starches.

b) Do not mix a starch with a protein.

For example, you may have a large amount of two or three cooked vegetables with a chicken thigh.  Then, a few hours later, have a cooked vegetable or two with a starch such as blue corn tortillas or quinoa.

Simplicity. The simplest food combinations are easiest on your digestion.  If you can, be satisfied with a single food or two at a meal, as this is best.  It also simplifies food preparation and cleanup.

Also, if possible, refrain from putting a lot of dressings, sauces, relishes, sweeteners and spices on your food.  A little is fine to flavor the food.  Too much can upset digestion. 


References: Organically Grown Food, Flawed Studies Of Organic Food, Genetically Modified Food, Food Faddism, Food Basics, Smoothies, Soups, Purees And Juices.






1. Quantity.  Adults need to eat about 3 cups of cooked vegetables at each meal, at least three times daily.  This means 9-10 cups of cooked vegetables daily!  This is the most important and most difficult part of this diet for most people.  Fill two-thirds of your plate with cooked vegetables!

2. How many at a meal.  You can have one, two or three different cooked vegetables per meal.

3. Each day, eat at least:

A) Two Root Vegetables, such as carrots, onions, turnips, garlic, ginger, black radish, celery root, rutabaga, daikon, beets, sweet potato, and yams.

B) Two Cruciferous Vegetables, such as cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, or boccoli.

C) One or two Greens, such as spinach, kale, carrot tops, beet greens, green beans, string beans, peas, cilantro, mustard greens, Chinese cabbage, Napa cabbage, bok choy, Swiss chard, leeks, scallions, and green onions.


Other acceptable vegetables, though not quite as good, are fresh corn, winter squashes (acorn, spaghetti and butternut squashes), pumpkin, mushrooms and celery.

4. Vegetables to avoid.  Do not eat nightshade vegetables (white and red potatoes, tomatoes, all peppers and eggplant).  These vegetables are really fruits.  They are too yin, and somewhat toxic due to their solanin content.

Also, avoid or have rarely asparagus, artichoke, okra, cucumber, lettuce, jicama, or summer squashes such as zuccini or sunburst squash.  These are slightly toxic or yin.

5. Cooking vegetables. The vegetables should be cooked until soft, NOT RAW OR CRUNCHY.  Steaming, crock pots, pressure cooking or stir-frying are best. 

Reasons for cooking:

A. It greatly enhances the absorption of minerals from food.  This is most important.

B. It makes the food more yang, which is very important.

C. It kills many bacteria and parasites on vegetables.

D. It concentrates some foods, allowing one to eat more of the food.

E. Cooking reduces the amount of several vitamins in the food.  However, it does not damage the mineral content of food at all, and this is far more important, in almost all cases.

6. Variety.  Please eat a variety of cooked vegetables, not just two or three all day.

7. Freshness and leftovers.  You can cook once daily, preferably in a crock pot or steamer, or you can even cook for two days.  I do not suggest eating leftovers for more than one extra day.

8. Frozen and canned vegetables.  Some frozen vegetables are okay, but fresh is best, so do not eat all frozen vegetables.  Canned vegetables are usually not as good, but they are much better than not eating vegetables, if this is all you will eat.

9. Salads and cole slaw.  Raw vegetables do not provide many minerals, and are much more yin.  They are not necessary.  For these reasons, they do not count as eating vegetables.  Please do not eat many salads.

10. Eating in restaurants. Choose restaurants that offer fresh cooked vegetables.  Excellent choices are often Chinese, Thai, East Indian and some others.  Restaurants that offer fewer cooked vegetable choices include fast food places and Mexican restaurants.

You may need to order a triple order of cooked vegetables to get enough.


References: Fifty Reasons For The Cooked Vegetable Diet, Nutritional Balancing Fast Food, Raw Foods, Vegetable Toppings




1. Quantity.  About 15% of the diet by volume should be protein foods.  Eating protein twice daily is usually adequate.

2. Cooking. Cook all protein foods except cheese, yogurt or kefir.  These may be eaten raw.  Crock pots, steaming, and stir-frying are good cooking methods.  Do not overcook meats.  Roasting (such as barbeque) and baking are not quite as good.  Do this only occasionally.

3. Animal protein. Eat animal protein only twice daily. This includes meats, poultry, eggs and dairy products.

4. Portion size.  Portions of protein foods should be 4 to 5 ounces only.

Also, men can have up to 8 eggs per week.  Women can have up to 6 eggs per week.

5. The best.  The best protein foods are sardines, lamb, chicken, turkey, wild game such as deer and elk, eggs, raw cheeses, and toasted almond butter.

6. Lamb.  This is an excellent meat that is almost always pasture-raised, even from the supermarket.  Eat two portions each week.  It is the best red meat, and an excellent and special food.

7. Sardines.  This is an excellent protein food.  Ideally, eat three to four cans weekly, but not more due to the mercury in all fish.  No other fish or seafood are permitted on this diet for this important reason.

8. Wild game.  Elk, deer, and many other wild animal meat is excellent.  Avoid bison and buffalo.  For some reason, these are not quite as good.

9. Beef.  This is a hybridized food today, and not needed.  Eat one serving per week or less.

10. Eggs. Men can have up to 8 eggs per week.  Women can have up to 6 eggs per week.  Eating more eggs than this causes liver toxicity and is harmful.

Always eat eggs soft-cooked, with the yolks runny.  This means either soft-boiled, poached or lightly fried.

11. Dairy.  Dairy is not an essential food group for this program.  Have a maximum of  4 ounces of dairy products daily or less.

Ideally, have raw dairy products.  Organic dairy products are not quite as good as raw, but better than most standard dairy products.  No chocolate milk (too much sugar).

12. Nut and seed butters. Toasted almond butter is excellent, up to a few tablespoons daily.  Other nuts, seeds and nut butters are not recommended.  They are all too yin and somewhat hard to digest.

13. Dried beans (legumes).  These are somewhat yin.  You may have up to two servings per week.

14. AVOID all pig products (ham, pork, bacon, and lard), all soy products, all nuts and seeds (except almond butter), spirulina, all algae products, protein powders, and meal replacements.  Also avoid hard-cooked eggs, such as hard-boiled eggs, quiche and omelets.

Also avoid all processed meats and American cheese or “cheese food”.  Also avoid organ meats, as they are toxic with heavy metals, unfortunately.


References: Protein Foods, Vegetarian Diets, Sardines, Dairy Products, Kosher Eating, Beef




1. Quantity.  About 10-15% of the diet can be complex carbohydrates.  Have less if you do not tolerate them well.  However, starches are excellent foods, so there is no reason to avoid them.

2. The best starch foods.  These are blue corn (chips or cereal), quinoa, millet, amaranth, and basmati, brown or wild rice.  Some people can tolerate oats, rye and barley, which contain some gluten.

Organic yellow corn and yellow corn tortillas are okay, but not as good as blue corn products.  Do not eat white or red potatoes, which are nightshade family vegetables.  Avoid wheat, kamut, einkorn and buckwheat, which are more irritating foods, today.

3. Cooking.  Always thoroughly cook starches.  Avoid all raw grains such as granola, trail mix or some raw grain cereals such a muesli.  Pressure-cooking grains can be a bit messy, but the quality is very good.

4. Food combining.  Do not mix heavy starch with protein at the same meal.  Also, do not have more than one starch at a meal.

5. Avoid wheat and buckwheat.  Completely avoid wheat, spelt, and other wheat variants such as teff, bulgher, and einhorn.  Also avoid buckwheat.

6. Avoid all products made with white flour.  This includes cakes, cookies, pastries, breads, muffins, flour tortillas, hot and cold cereals, soups thickened with flour, and white flour wheat pasta.  Pasta made of rice, corn, or quinoa are okay.

7. Rice Cakes.  Avoid rice cakes, which are a highly processed and less nutritious food.

8. Breads. You may have bread made without any wheat.  However, breads of any kinds are not recommended, as they are cooked at high temperature.


References: Blue Corn, Carbohydrate Addiction, Carbohydrates, Bread, Gluten, Amaranth




1. Quantity.  About 5% of the diet should be fats or oils.

2. The best.  Excellent quality fats are butter, meat fat, toasted almond butter, and olive oil.  A little ghee is okay, but butter is usually better.  Challenge brand of butter in America, found at supermarkets and Walmart, is one of the best brands of butter.

3. Vegetable oils.  Occasional use of refined vegetable oil is okay, such as peanut, sunflower, safflower, corn, soy, and canola oils.  Vegetable oils in blue corn chips are okay.

4. Avoid deep-fried foods, tropical oils and avocado.  Avoid deep-fried foods such as French fries because the oils are often damaged.  Use coconut and palm oil only occasionally because they are yin and somewhat toxic.  Avoid avocados for the same reasons.


References: Fats And Oils, Butter




1. The only allowable fruit.  The only acceptable fruits on this diet are up to 4 olives per week.  The best olives are the black botija olives, as they are more yang.

2. AVOID all other fruit.  Fruit today is hybridized, too yin, upsets blood sugar and digestion, and is not needed at all.  Fruit also absorbs a lot of toxic potassium if the trees are fertilized with N-P-K fertilizers.  This fertilizer is used even on organic fruit orchards.

3. AVOID all other simple carbohydrates.  This includes sugar, honey, maple syrup, agave syrup, fruit concentrates and rice syrup.

4. Artificial sweeteners.  Avoid artificial sweeteners such as Aspartame, Equal, Splenda, Saccharin and others.  If you must use a little sweetener, stevia or xylitol are among the best.


References: Botija olives, Fruit-Eating, Tropical Fruits, Sugar, Sugar, Sweet And Dangerous, Sugar Addiction, Aspartame, Caffeine And Sugar Substitutes




1. Quantity. Adults need to drink three quarts or three liters of water daily. An excellent habit is to drink up to 1 quart of healthful spring water upon arising in the morning.

2. Do not drink with meals. Drink an hour after meals up until 10 minutes before a meal.

3. The best drinking water.  The best is usually spring water.  Second best is usually carbon-only filtered tap water.  (Use carbon, carbon block or a sand filter only for filtering water.  Do not use multi-stage filters as they seem to damage the water).

The American or Canadian spring waters are generally better than the European ones, although Evian and Agua Panna are excellent.  Buying spring water in plastic bottles is okay.

4. Water to avoid.  AVOID reverse osmosis water, also called “purified water” or “drinking water”.  Also avoid alkaline waters, or other designer waters.  Well water may or may not be pure.

5. Do not add minerals or salt to your drinking water.

6. Other beverages. Do not substitute other beverages for the water.  They do not hydrate the body well enough.  However, you may have one cup of coffee or one cup of black or white tea, or mild herb tea daily.  Do not drink green tea, as it is more yin and does not agree with some people.

7. Milks. Limit cows or goat milk to no more than four ounces daily.  Milk should be organic and if possible, raw.

Avoid soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, and hemp milk. These are not as nutritious and are more yin.

8. Broths and soups.  Avoid bone broth for now, due to high lead.  Avoid meat broths, which tend to be toxic.  Avoid soups, except for some thick vegetable soup on occasion.  (See the reference about soups.)

9. Juices. 10 ounces of carrot juice daily or 1-2 ounces of wheat grass juice daily are okay.  NO other juices.

Have carrot juice  15 minutes before a meal or between meals, as it does not combine well with meals.

Use a juicer, and not a blender such as the Vitamix to make carrot juice.  Blenders do not break up the carrots enough to extract all the nutrients. They also mix the juice with too much water and air, which is not desirable.  Also, they leave the pulp intact, which is not desirable in this case.

Those with yeast problems or sugar sensitivity may not tolerate carrot juice well.  In this case, try drinking one half or one-third of your juice.  Put the rest in the refrigerator and drink more of it every few hours.  This avoids putting a lot of sugar into your blood stream at one time.

10. Fruit juices and kombucha tea.  AVOID both of these!  Kombucha tea contains a harmful amphetamine-like substance.

11. Sugary beverages and alcohol.  Completely avoid soda pop, all sugary drinks such as lemonade, Kool-aid, Gatorade, Recharge, energy drinks, and alcohol.  Wine is one of the most contaminated alcoholic beverages today.


References: Drinking Water,, Bone Broth, Carrot Juice, (to help find raw dairy products)

Smoothies And Juices, Kombucha, Alkaline Water




The only ones allowed are sauerkraut, miso, yogurt, kefir and cheeses.  In addition, a little tofu and tempeh are okay, but are not the highest quality foods and are best avoided.

Other fermented foods are too yin, and many of them contain aldehydes.  Particularly avoid kombucha tea.


References: Fermented Foods, Kombucha Tea




1. Sea salt.  This is necessary as a source of minerals.  Real Salt is an excellent brand, and there are others.

2. Herbs. Better herbs are garlic, ginger, mustard, dill turmeric, curry powder, cumin, burdock, horse radish, oregano, basil, rosemary, and parsley.  Use them sparingly.

3. AVOID table salt, black pepper, and very hot spices, although a little cayenne pepper is okay.  Also, avoid most other herbs, especially Oriental herbs, which are all somewhat toxic.

References: Salt, Herbs


Other foods to avoid.  Avoid most prepared and processed foods.  Instead, make your own simple dishes.  Also, avoid most frozen prepared meals, as most contain many chemical ingredients.  Read labels if you are not sure.  Some frozen meals are okay, but not many. 

Restaurants are a problem, unless you know the food is made freshly and not laced with hundreds of chemicals.  Look for ethnic restaurants such as Chinese, Thai, and East Indian that use a lot of cooked vegetables.

Chain restaurants are often the worst, in terms of cutting corners.  Avoid the common fast food restaurants, as their food is generally of low quality.


References: Eating When Traveling, Restaurants




1. Reduce stress wherever you can by living simply.  Also, do your best to live and work in a safe location with clean air, peace and quiet. Try to do work that you enjoy, and do your best to surround your self with people and things you enjoy.

2. More rest is critical for most people.  Do your best to get 9-10 or more hours of sleep every night.  Also, getting to sleep early, between 8 and 9 PM, will give you the most restful night’s sleep.  Naps are also excellent, as you may feel tired, at times, as healing occurs.

3. Gentle exercise only is best with a nutritional balancing program because it will help conserve most of your energy for healing.  Limit your exercise to gentle walking, hiking, bicycling or perhaps swimming in lakes, oceans or rivers but not pools, due to toxic chemicals and infections. 

Although some health authorities will disagree, it is not necessary to exercise vigorously.  Even Kenneth Cooper, the founder of aerobics, discovered this after a number of people dropped dead of heart attacks during vigorous exercise routines. 

Most people are 1) exhausted, and 2) unhealthy.  As a result, vigorous exercise may feel good, but just stresses the body severely and is not a good idea.

4. Breathing.  Do deep breathing every day for at least 15-30 minutes.

5. Try to minimize sexual fluid loss.  This means to limit regular sex to no more than once a week, and less if you are tired or debilitated.

6. Sunshine.  Sun exposure for 10 to 20 minutes daily is very good.  Do not stay in the sun for hours, as this is toxic, even if you wear sunscreen.  Most suncreens are toxic, so please do not use them.

7. Reduce toxic exposures.  Reduce all chemicals on your skin such as perfumes, cologne, lotions, etc.  Also beware of lawn chemicals, pesticides, solvents, paints, and other toxins.  Use only natural products with as few chemicals in them as possible.

8. Root canal-filled teeth. Root canal-filled teeth almost always harbor serious infection, even if you cannot feel it.  Most often, it is best to have the tooth removed.  This can be extremely important in order to regain and maintain your health.  It is essential if you have cancer.

9. Silver amalgam dental fillings.  If you have silver amalgam dental fillings, begin now to have them replaced, preferably with composite resin fillings.  The silver amalgams contain mercury that is extremely toxic.

Also, do not get fluoride treatments and do not get metal braces on your teeth.  The metal usually contains nickel, a potent toxin.

10. Minimize electromagnetic pollution.  Try to use a wired land telephone, rather than a cell phone.  If you must use a cell or portable phone, hold it away from your head or use a headset or speakerphone.

Turn off all electrical devices when you sleep, and keep them as far away as possible from you at all times. 

11. Minimize and preferably avoid using all medical drugs and most over-the-counter drugs.  Most are toxic.

12. Sex.  Limit sex with orgasm to once a week or less, especially if you are over the age of 40.


References: Healthy Lifestyles, Understanding Stress, Rest And Sleep, Exercise, Breathing, Sun Bathing, Mercury Toxicity, Electromagnetic Stress, Toxic Metals, Toxic Chemicals




General principles:

1. The following are the ONLY supplements that we suggest until you decide to send in a hair sample to begin a complete nutritional balancing program.

2. Children under 5 only need calcium and magnesium.  Be careful giving babies and young children other supplements.

3. NatureMade is a decent and very inexpensive brand of supplements sold online and in some supermarkets and drugstores.  They usually work well.

4. Many supplement brands do not work that well, no matter what they cost.


Specific supplements for this program:


1. TMG or trimethylglycine. This excellent supplement helps with toxic metal removal and much more.  It is a methyl group donor.

Dosage. Women can take up to 1000 mg daily.  Men can take up to 3000 mg daily.  Children over about age 7 can take a little.  Younger children do not need TMG. 

Reference: TMG


2. Megapan or a similar multi-mineral/multi-vitamin product.  Megapan is from Endomet Laboratories.  If you are trying to match it, it has no copper and no iron in it.  It also has about 10 mg of each of the B-complex, and a little selenium, zinc, and chromium.  These are the main ingredients to match.

Dosage. The dosage is three tablets daily for adults, and fewer for children over the age of about 8.  Children under age 8 should not take this product.


3. Kelp capsules.  This is an excellent source of iodine and minerals.  WARNING: Kelp causes a powerful healing reaction in a few people.  Always begin with only half a capsule of kelp daily and work up slowly.

Dosage. For adults: up to 6 660 mg capsules of kelp daily, and less for children.  Always begin with only half a capsule daily and work up slowly.

Children under the age of about 5 do not need any.  Only use the following brands: Nature’s Way, Solaray, Endomet or the other brands mentioned in the article referenced below.  You may also take about a tablespoon of kelp granules from Frontier Herbs or Monterrey Bay Herbs.  Other brands may be toxic.

Reference: Kelp


4. Omega-3 fatty acids.  This is an important anti-inflammatory supplement needed by most everyone due to modern agricultural practices and modern diets.

An excellent source is fish oil.  Cod liver oil or fermented butter oil do not work as well, in my experience.  Krill oil is somewhat toxic and not recommended.

Dosage. Adults need about 1000 mg daily, and less for children.  Children under age 5 do not need any.

Reference: Omega-3 Fatty Acids


5. Vitamin D3.  This is another very important supplement because food and sunshine do not provide enough.

Dosage.  Adults should take 4000-5000 iu daily.  Less for children.  Children under age 5 do not need a supplement.

Reference: Vitamin D 


6. Calcium, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Everyone seems to need a supplement of these three minerals.

Dosage. Most adults need about 750 mg of a quality calcium product, 450 mg of a quality magnesium product, about 20-30 mg of a good zinc product and 100-200 mcg of selenium.  The form of the minerals should be chelates, lactates, citrates or other high quality minerals.  Some people need more than this.  Even babies need a calcium and magnesium supplement, but not as much of the zinc and selenium.

Reference: Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc And Selenium


7. A powerful digestive aid.  It should ideally contain ox bile and pancreatin.  This is the most yang and usually the most powerful, as well.

Dosage. I suggest one from Endomet Labs called GB-3, at a dose of one or two tablets per meal.




1. Daily near infrared lamp sauna therapy.  This is a fabulous, inexpensive and a safe healing and detoxification procedure.  If you don’t want to buy or build a sauna, you can use a single reddish heat lamp.  It is not quite as good, but much better than nothing.

Regular use greatly speeds up healing.  With regular use, these allow the body to eliminate hundreds of toxic chemicals and two dozen toxic metals in a few years that would otherwise take much longer.

The sauna or heat lamp therapy also helps greatly to safely eliminate chronic infections.  They can also dramatically improve circulation, hydration and oxygenation of the body.  Near infrared lamp saunas are dry, clean and use very little electricity.  Free plans are on this website. 

Reference: Sauna Therapy


2. Daily coffee enemas.  Coffee enemas are remarkable in their ability to remove toxins from the liver and colon.  Done properly, they are safe and a powerful detoxification procedure that I always recommend with a nutritional balancing program.  While not mandatory, they greatly speed up the healing process for most people.

Reference: Coffee Enemas


3. Daily Pushing Down Exercise. This is a truly amazing healing method.  It is calming, centering, grounding, and brings a healing energy into the body.  This is the only mental exercise I suggest. 

Reference: The Pushing Down Exercise


4. The daily spinal twist.  This simple exercise will help keep your spine loose and in alignment.  It can be as good as some chiropractic, although it is not intended a substitute for excellent chiropractic care.

            Reference. The Spinal Twist


5. Reflexology. Rub your feet daily, or preferably twice daily.  This is a simple, inexpensive, safe, and very powerful procedure that anyone can do at home.  It will balance the channel system of the body.  By so doing, it helps release toxins, helps relax the body, and improves many symptoms.  I suggest doing it in the morning before bed at night.

Also, pull each toe downward and then twist each toe back and forth a few times.  Many times, they will pop or snap, which is good.  Ten minutes for each foot is sufficient in most cases. 

References: The Foot Chart, Reflexology





Diet. The diet applies equally to children.  Children under about age 3 – 8 are usually fast oxidizers and must have some fat or oil with each meal, along with their cooked vegetables.  They also must have many fewer grains, cereals and other starches.


1. All supplement doses must be adjusted down for children.

No vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, kelp or TMG for children under age 5.

              Procedures: We do not recommend coffee enemas, saunas or the pushing down exercise for young children.  However, babies and children can use a single reddish heat lamp on their abdomen and back for between 15 and 45 minutes daily.  Children less than about 5 are best with about 15-20 minutes of the reddish heat lamp therapy.  Over age 5 or 6, increase the time with the lamp to 20-30 minutes.  Over age 9 or 10, increase to 45-50 minutes.

References: The Baby Manual, Children’s Health.


2. Modifications for pregnancy and lactation. Nutritional balancing is superb to prepare for pregnancy, and during pregnancy.  I have never seen a problem with a nutritional balancing program in relation to its safety during pregnancy or lactation.

1. Diet.  No changes.  If extra iron is needed, begin by eating a little more red meat and green vegetables.  Dessicated liver tablets are also good, better than most iron pills.

2. Supplements.  Be sure to take at least one Megapan tablet or equivalent during pregnancy to provide enough folic acid and other supplementary vitamins.  This is usually much better than the pre-natal vitamin prescribed by most doctors.

3. Procedures.  Avoid sauna therapy during pregnancy, as it can upset the baby.


Modifications for lactation.

1. Diet.  No changes

2. Supplements.  Very important.  No changes.

3. Procedures. No changes.


Rarely, during lactation a baby will become colicky due to a supplement the mother is taking.  One must experiment to figure out which supplement is causing problems.  Sometimes changing the time one takes the supplement relative to feeding times will help the problem.

              Procedures: Avoid sauna therapy during pregnancy, as it sometimes upsets the baby.  Coffee enemas and the other procedures are excellent, as are the supplements.




            The information in the paragraphs above is basic for a healthful lifestyle, diet and healing program that, in my experience, will actually heal over 50% of people’s symptoms, with nothing else added.  It is the place to begin.

The next step, if you so choose, is to embark on a more precise and more personalized nutritional balancing program.  This involves sending a hair sample to one of the Approved Practitioners listed on this website.  The program you will receive will combine most of the above with more specific instructions. 

In addition, an individualized program will include several more food supplements based on your hair analysis patterns, and more precise instructions on the use of the detoxification procedures.  In addition, the hair mineral test may offer other clues and information that may help us design a more personalized program for you.  For more on this topic, go to Find A Practitioner And Begin A Nutritional Balancing Program.



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