A Starting Point, Holistic Health and Nutrition



A Holistic HygioPhysician, and Holistic Natural Health and Nutrition Practitioner, understands that managing ones health can sometimes be overwhelming.  A Starting Point, Holistic Natural Health and Nutrition Services will work with individuals who are looking to overcome illness and to improve their health.  This can be accomplished with clear instructions regarding the benefits of Holistic Health and Natural Hygiene.  The practice of  Holistic Health or Natural Hygiene is about working with the "whole" person; teaching methods to improve the quality of life at its optimum potential.  Maintaining nerve energy.  What is nerve energy?  Nerve energy is functional power.  The nerve is the grand conductor of motive power and sensory impulses.   The energy of nerves is the life of tissues, organs, muscles, circulation of blood and many other functional purposes.  A Starting Point, Holistic Health and Nutrition Services will help you the "whole"person, discover the natural laws of life.  What you will receive are the tools to manage your physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual well-being;  Weight Management, Stress Management, pH Acid/Alkaline Awareness, Body Energy Awareness, Mind/Body Healing Techniques, Natural Health/Nutrition Counseling, Fasting Techniques, Nutrition and Herbal Supplements, to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Founder and CEO: Brenda J. Pratt, H.D., Ph.D

Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, HygioPhysician, Nutrition Doctor

 A.A.D.P (American Association of Drugless Practitioners)

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I am Dr. Brenda J. Pratt, M.S., H.D., Ph.D. 

Certified Holistic Health Practitioner,  and Holistic HygioPhysician, (Nutrition Doctor).  

Over 40 years ago, I started my health journey with an undergraduate degree in Health Science. I was diagnosed with hypertension at age 15, and needed to change my diet and lifestyle habits.  Family history of high blood pressure, and diabetes type 2, increased my risk of a stroke or heart attack.

I wanted to feel better about my health, and remove enervating habits, such as wrong food combinations, a high fat acidic diet, and sugar.

I did my research on Holistic Natural Health, and Healing to discover that the body is an organism that can heal itself given the right conditions. It was a profound experience and the  beginning of overcoming my illness. 

I completed my studies at the University of Natural Health, obtaining my Master's Degree, Holistic Natural Health and Healing, Doctor of Philosophy, Holistic Natural Health and Nutrition, and Holistic HygioPhysician, Medicine-Non Medical Degree. 

My Mission is to provide services to you the "whole" person, as a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Holistic HygioPhyisican, Health Educator, and Nutritional Consultant, to help remove cause and to restore nerve energy for optimum health. 

 My health journey has prepared me to help others to overcome their illness and to remove enervating habits to change their life by getting to the root cause.  I understand and respect the laws of life, the important elements of health, fresh air, nourishing food, pure water, exercise, rest, sleep, relaxation, recreation, relationships, mental poise, and spiritual well being.  I believe that everyone deserves to live in harmony, and in good health, because Health is a “Birth Right!” 


Change your Health to change your life.

Here's Health to You!






" I was finally able to get to the root cause of my indigestion problems.  I soon learned that I was eating the wrong food combinations.  Thank you Dr. Pratt,"

Paula M.

"I was impressed by Dr. Pratt's determination to help me with my health concerns.  She is very knowledgable about health and wellness."

Tony P.

 "A Starting Point, Holistic Health and Nutrition Center has been a life saver. I am learning to take charge of my health.  I would highly recommend Dr. Pratt's life changing services."

Bety M.


Get in touch to book a consultation, or leave me a message about anything else and I’ll get back to you.                   

* Dr. Brenda J Pratt, Ph.D,  of A Starting Point, Holistic Health and Nutrition Services do not treat symptoms or cure disease. These services provided are based on the Hygienic Philosophy, which do not treat symptoms, prevent, or cure disease,  only remove cause.

*Benda Pratt is a TLC Life Changer Distributor, and products are available at https://retail.totallifechanges.com/41641077.  These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you are taking any medication or have any medical issue consult a Healthcare Professional prior to trying new  products and services..

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