#66 The History and Future of Hair Mineral Analysis with Rick Malter

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Dr. Rick Malter talks to Wendy about the history and future of hair mineral analysis. Who invented it? Who are the major advancers of the field today? And what are some exciting developments in HTMA? Learn why it’s such an effective tool for naturally healing health conditions.

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About Rick Malter

mqdefaultFor the past 30 years, Dr. Malter has had a strong interest in nutrition and hair mineral analysis.  Before he retired from his clinical psychology practice, nutrition and hair mineral analysis were valuable components of the services that he offered to his clients — children, adolescents, and adults.  In 2002, he wrote The Strands of Health: A Guide to Understanding Hair Mineral Analysis.   This book introduces the basic concepts related to understanding hair mineral analysis.  Dr. Malter continues to offer hair analysis consultations and many different kinds of seminars on his site Malterinsititute.org.

In 1971, Dr. Rick Malter earned a Ph.D. in Education and School Psychology from the University of Illinois. He is a licensed nutrition counselor as well as a retired clinical psychologist.

 

Works

The Strands of Health: A Guide to Understanding Hair Mineral Analysis

UnknownRick Malter, Ph.D. gives an introduction to understanding hair tissue mineral analysis (Hair TMA) and its role in preventing disease and maintaining optimal energy and health. This book relates nutrient minerals to chronic fatigue and other common health problems that are poorly understood by traditional medicine and psychiatry. Drawing on over 20 years of personal and professional experience with hair TMA, Dr. Malter explains how the mind and body are closely connected by the effects of stress and other life style factors on nutrient minerals. This is a comprehensive book that will help you to make sense out of the vast amount of health and nutrition information that often seems contradictory and confusing. If you take vitamins and minerals, this book is essential reading. Get the book.

Shrinking the Judge: Freeing the Inner Child

Unknown-1Shrinking the Judge: Freeing the Inner Child describes the Judge part of everyone’s personality and how the Judge dominates a person’s Inner Child part. The book makes it easy for most people to gain a better understanding of their experience with the Judge in themselves and in others around them. Many personal stories in the book help to illustrate how the Judge can bring on anxiety or depression, how the Judge fuels addictions and dysfunctional behavior. The authors use many examples to show how it is possible to “shrink” a person’s Judge image and free the Inner Child. This results in increased self-confidence, joy in living, more creativity, and greater experience of spirituality. One client told the author that this is the best “self-help” book she has ever found. She could dump all of the rest of her self-help books, but she constantly makes use of Shrinking the Judge: Freeing the Inner Child. She discovers something new every time she picks up the book. Get the book.

Find Rick Malter

MalterInstitute.org

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Wendy Myers

Wendy Myers, FDN, CHHC, is a functional diagnostic nutritionist, certified holistic health coach and founder of Live to 110. Her passions include getting you healthy, Modern Paleo, retoxing and detoxing. Discover her Mineral Power Program and enjoy freedom from fatigue and brain fog with metal detox.

  • Rebecca

    I have been thinking about doing a hair tissue mineral analysis. Thank you for that informative interview.

  • trev

    Interesting talk. I’ve been using Morley for HTMA work and have the Malter Mix printout. This shows Calcium high as per the hair result but also Mercury even higher @ double the optimal. Mercury was very low on hair amount so why does a high ratio like this occur? Morley said halter is much more sensitive in range used but if it’s not in the hair result where is it derived?
    Is there a link to how Malter ratios work / are calculated?
    Many thanks..

    • There is not a link as far as I know about how the ratios are calculated. sorry! You could email Morley at gotmag.org.