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Description and Registration

Diagnostic Testing and Protocols Made Easy!

Provide your patients with objective care based on their blood test, even if you have no nutrition experience.

  • Blood Testing 101: How to read a blood test and understand what it means. Cost to patients and doctor. Malpractice considerations.
  • Protocols: CBC and Differential, Diabetes (Glucose, Hemogloblin A1C, Triglycerides), Heart Disease (Cholesterol: Total, HDL, LDL, VLDL), Kidney Function (BUN, Creatinine, BUN/Creatinine Ratio), Liver Disease (Hepatitis A, B and C and Cirrhosis, Hemochromatosis, SGOT,SGPT, GGT), Gall Bladder
  • Workshop: How to create an optimum health plan with nutrient recommendations. Using actual cases, attendees will analyze several blood tests and compare their analysis with mine.

“Only 20% of the population is open to Chiropractic care, while 80% are open to taking supplements.” -Dr. Merkle

Dr. Van D. Merkle, DC, DABCI, DCBCN, CCN

Founder of Science Based Nutrition

Bring your family, friends and staff for $40 per person! Lunch will be provided on Saturday for this 12 credit hour course.

SBN Seminars

Dr. Merkle, the founder of Science Based Nutrition, travels the country discussing the SBN foundational laboratory analysis program. At our seminars he will cover how to grow your business with our natural health solutions that are based on scientific and objective testing including blood, urine and hair. The Science Based Nutrition™ report provides individual, drug-free recommendations to promote optimum health based on imbalances and dysfunction identified from the test results.

CEU’s are offered through our SBN foundational laboratory analysis seminars.

Seating is limited and registration is required!

Seminar Dates and Locations

All dates are Saturdays and Sundays

Choose a date and location below.


Due to recent events unfolding with the COVID-19 virus, Science Based Nutrition has cancelled our upcoming seminars for the remainder of 2020.

SBN is working on refunding those who have registered for any cancelled events below. If you have not received your full refund, please contact our office at 937-433-3140. 

We are planning a new seminar schedule that will be more SBN focused and exclude CEU’s. Check back for the new format seminar schedule!

At this time the following seminars have been cancelled.

May 16-17 2020, in Ann Arbor, Michigan

June 6-7 2020, in Little Rock, Arkansas

July 25-26 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona

August 1-2, 2020 in Bridgeport, Connecticut

August 8-9, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

August 22-23, 2020 in Tarrytown, New York

September 12-13, 2020 in Portland, Oregon


September 19-20, 2020 in Sacramento, California

September 26-27, 2020 in Sante Fe, New Mexico

October 10-11, in Newark, New Jersey

October 17-18, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois

October 24,25, 2020 in Salt Lake, City

November 7-8, 2020 in San Diego, California

November 14-15, 2020 in Houston, Texas

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