The Foundations Of Nutritional Therapy
Nutritional therapy cannot replace medical treatments, but it can complement them. If a Nutritional Therapist sees any red flags, they will refer a client to an appropriate medical professional for investigation.
What Does A Nutritional Therapist Do?
Nutritional therapists apply nutrition science to promote health and well-being using a Functional Medicine Model
Nutritional therapists understand that everyone is unique and will, therefore, have individual dietary needs. Programs are personally tailored to the client.
This is why diets don’t work for everyone.
How Can Nutritional Therapy Help Me?
Whether it’s for a specific reason, or just to help stay fit, healthy and confident, a nutrition professional can be invaluable to anyone and everyone.
- With so many conflicting messages about healthy eating, a professional can help sort through what applies to the individual, giving them confidence that they are eating healthily.
- Those who are in training for an event, a marathon, for example, may benefit from a nutrition professional to help them achieve their goals.
- People wanting to lose weight can also turn to a nutrition professional to help them change their habits and become healthier, step-by-step.
- Those with diet-related illnesses, such as diabetes or irritable bowel syndrome can help control and manage their illness by knowing what kind of food is good for them, and what isn’t.
- People recovering from a long-term illness often use a nutrition professional as part of the rehabilitation process, building up their fitness in manageable steps.
- With increasingly busy lifestyles, a nutrition professional takes the hard work out of planning meals and fitting in exercising.
- Those who have specific food allergies or follow specific diets can seek advice on making sure the body is getting all the nutrients it needs.