In 1995, Ed and Dr. Patricia Kane began to develop a medical software program that would produce a list of required nutrients based on an individualís blood chemistry results. Dr. Kane created the database, which links nutritional deficiencies to a personís blood chemistry, and provides recommendations to correct those deficiencies (The BodyBio Report). The product took the form of a service to doctors providing them with an evidence-based means of nutritional supplementation. The BodyBio Report is based on the research of Dr. Patricia Kane and her unique background of over twenty-five years of clinical research, practicums with individual leaders in metabolic intervention, as well as her experience in private practice in the field of nutritional biochemistry. BodyBio has used this pioneering research to provide nutritional diagnostic reports to healthcare practitioners around the world. These unique, in-depth reports bring into focus those nutrients that a patientís body may require, based upon documented research and the patientsí individual bloodtest results. These reports have proven invaluable in assisting healthcare practitioners worldwide in providing medical care guidance as well as preventative care options for their patients. BodyBio also began to manufacture and produce many of the recommended nutrients in an effort to meet the demand for quality products.
BodyBioís experienced management team is led by Edward Kane, CEO, a successful entrepreneur who founded three successful companies prior to BodyBio during his broad successful career. He has extensive experience in product and corporate development. The Greater Millville (NJ) Chamber of Commerce honored Mr. Kane as one of three major Industrialists of the half-century, as part of the Outstanding Business Persons of the 20th Century. He is currently on the Advisory Board of the Foundation for UMDNJís Osteopathic Medical School in Stratford, NJ.
Patricia Kane's, Ph.D. expertise is in boldly addressing complex metabolic disorders and lipid disturbances with targeted nutritional intervention. Focusing on evidence based nutrition for over 25 years, Dr. Kane has written numerous articles and books for both the scientific community and the public. An accomplished lecturer as well as author, she presents to medical societies and universities throughout the year as well as being involved in clinical and university based research studies. Dr. Kaneís primary interest is in fatty acids, nutritional biochemistry, cell membrane function and neurological disturbances. Dr. Kane has a long standing interest in the challenging areas of seizure disorders, autism, traumatic brain injury, MS, ALS, Parkinsonís, CFIDS, and heavy metal toxicity. Her dedication and success in working with children and adults with fragile brain architecture and patients with challenging neurological problems has brought her widespread recognition in the field of nutritional biochemistry. Dr. Kane works with Dr. Domenick Braccia at Haverford Wellness Center, in the Philadelphia, PA area (website haverfordwellness.com).
Today's interest in the field of nutrition has both consumers and healthcare practitioners scrambling for knowledge. Many practitioners have not been formally trained in this field. Universities, such as Harvard, are now incorporating integrative courses and clinics. David Eisenberg, MD, a Harvard professor, has written extensively on the subject and reports that there are now more patient visits, per year, to Integrative Healthcare Practitioners (HCPís) than to traditional physicians. Thousands of health conscience and ďwalking woundedĒ consumers are now desperately seeking practitioners who have experience in nutritional treatment programs and in-depth nutritional diagnostics. According to Harris Interactive, May 2002, the number of people going online for health information has risen from 54 million in 1998 to 110 million in March 2002. Todayís consumer is more knowledgeable about nutrition and its correlation with achieving a superior quality of life than ever before. BodyBio, through the BodyBio Test Report and the Red Blood Cell Fatty Acid Report has combined medical research and the use of computers to assist the clinician to balance an individualís blood chemistry with the application of essential nutrients to the out of range artifacts. The balancing of the bodyís chemistry invariably proves to be beneficial. BodyBio is one of only a few organizations in the world that has been able to keep pace with the available medical research by way of the BodyBio Test Reports thus establishing a vital link that brings out the best in medicine. Patients benefit, doctors benefit, clinical chemists benefit, researchers benefit and for the first time medical data can be organized per individual, everyone wins!