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Winter 2019
MY JoURNeY To THe NGA sTAGe
BY DR sHeLLY seIDeNBeRG
FOUNDER OF NATURAL HEALTH PRACTICES IN PORT ORANGE FLORIDA LICENSED CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN
ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION RESPONSE TESTING® PRACTITIONER CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
NGA PRO PRO BIKINI BIKINI & PRO PRO BIKINI BIKINI MODEL WWW NATURALHEALTHPRACTICES COM RLSCPT@GMAIL COM Exercise has always been a a a a a a a a a a a a a part of my life As a a a a a a a a a a a a a kid I I played every sport imaginable I I would go running and lift weights almost every day Regard- less of all the physical activity I started gaining weight in high school and by the time I graduated undergrad I was 40 pounds overweight No mat- ter what I I did I I couldn’t seem to get my weight under control I ended up depressed hopeless and ridiculously unhappy with my my body However my my choice of of profession and and my positive and and outgoing personality had everyone thinking that I was com- pletely happy with the body I was living in in I received my undergraduate degree in in Public Health and Exercise Science from George Washing- ton ton University in in in in in Washington DC After graduat- ing ing I became a a a a a a a a certified personal trainer through the the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) I had a a a a a a a gift for for helping other people lose weight and reach their fitness goals but for for some reason I I continued struggling with my own body I I I loved working as a a a a a personal trainer but I I I decided to to to go to to to chiropractic school so so I I I I could help people with their health in in ways I I I I wasn’t able able to to to to as as a a a a a a a a a a a a trainer I I I I thought maybe I’d be be be able able to to to to to help myself achieve better health too So I I I I moved to to to to Florida to to to to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic I I started my chiropractic education with a a a a a a a a very medical mindset which I I adopted from George Washington Uni- versity Little did I I know that my medical mindset would be be be radically transformed After being men- tored and and trained by some of the the best chiropractors and and natural healthcare practitioners on on on the the the planet I soon came to to to realize that the the human body has a a a a a a a a a a a a a a miraculous ability to to to heal heal and transform into a a a a a a a a a a a a a a stronger healthier more vibrant being without the the use of of drugs or or surgeries I also realized that the the “one-size-fits-all” approach of of our current health- care system is is not working and and is is producing an an an unhealthy overweight and and hopeless population After graduating with a a a a a a a a a a doctorate in in in in in chiroprac- tic tic in in in in in 2013 I opened a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a natural healthcare clinic in in in in in Port Orange Florida Natural Health Practices soon exploded into a a a a a a a a a a a a a a successful holistic haven for people seeking a a a a a a a a a a a a more natural approach to to healing While seeing patients and managing my business I I went on on on on on on for post-graduate training in in in in in in nutrition I I soon became one one of only 1 000 health practitioners to graduate the very extensive Advanced Clinical Training program in in in in in in Nutrition Response Testing® conducted in in in in in in in in Clearwater Florida Through this advanced training I studied cutting-edge break- throughs in in in in in all aspects of clinical nutrition Turns out many of of my patients had actually eaten themselves into their current state of of ill- health and disease by the the the the time they ended up in my office for care Thankfully I am now prop- erly equipped to to help help almost anyone who walks through my my door I’m able to to help help my my patients heal 36 NGA NATURALmag





























































































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