Nutrition Health Specialist

Bonnie S. Friehling, MD

Integrative Medicine & Esthetics located in Columbia, MO

Many common health issues and chronic diseases can be managed or prevented with good nutrition. Bonnie S. Friehling, MD, is a holistic physician and nutritionist in Columbia, Missouri, who specializes in nutrition and develops personalized diet and supplement plans based on your very unique nutritional needs. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Friehling, call the office to book an appointment today.


Am I a good candidate for nutrition therapy?

Whether you have concerns about your weight, your overall health, or you simply don’t feel like your usual self, then you may benefit from nutritional therapy at the office of Bonnie S. Friehling, MD The practice offers nutrition help to adults, children, and pregnant women. Dr. Friehling’s approach to nutrition can help:

  • Promote a healthy weight
  • Rebalance hormones
  • Reverse disease
  • Improve overall health and wellness
  • Cardiovascular issues
  • Blood sugar abnormalities
  • Female/male hormone imbalances
  • Fertility issues
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Perimenopausal issues
  • Acne
  • Eczema

Her method focuses on addressing the causes of your health issues and correcting them through nutritional balance based on hair mineral analysis.

What is hair mineral analysis?

Hair mineral analysis is a safe and noninvasive method of assessing your mineral status. The test looks at more than 21 minerals and can provide information about your:

  • Body chemistry
  • Stress-handling
  • Oxidation rate
  • Energy production
  • Digestive issues
  • Adrenal and thyroid activity
  • Presence of toxins

By analyzing the mineral content in your hair, Dr. Friehling is able to better understand your health trends and prevent future medical problems. Based on the information gathered from your mineral hair testing, Dr. Friehling develops your nutrition plan.

What would my nutrition program entail?

Dr. Friehling has been using hair tissue mineral analysis as a primary tool to assess health for more than 17 years. Based on her experience and background, she has developed an effective mineral balancing program to help restore health. Your nutrition program may include:

  • Individualized diet plan
  • Supplement program
  • Intravenous (IV) nutrition therapy

If your testing indicates that your body is deficient in minerals, Dr. Friehling creates an IV nutrition therapy plan to deliver the needed nutrients directly into your bloodstream. This ensures your body gets what it needs as quickly as possible to restore balance and improve health.

How can mineral balancing help me?

Dr. Friehling’s mineral balancing program has helped many people struggling with their weight, health, and mood. By optimizing your nutrient levels, your body is able to function at its best. Dr. Friehling uses her mineral balancing program as a treatment for many health conditions, including diabetes, fibromyalgia, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. It may even benefit those on the autistic spectrum.

To learn more about the nutrition program from Bonnie S. Friehling, MD, call the office to book an appointment.