In June 2018 I became a licensed Nutritional Therapy Practitioner through the Nutritional Therapy Association.
A nutritional therapist is someone who can make nutritional recommendations to alleviate and prevent illness, and assist in bringing an individual to optimal health. This is done by examining the foundations of health (digestion, blood sugar regulation, fatty acid balance, and hydration) as they relate to different bodily systems. We believe that there are nutritional and biochemical imbalances in the body that lead to ill health, and that optimal health can be achieved by making the different systems of the body work to the best of their ability. For example, it is widely known that kale and other leafy green vegetables are nutritionally valuable. However, if a person does not have optimal digestion, the vitamins and minerals in such foods will not be absorbed or used properly by the body and the person will not receive any benefit.
We also do not diagnose or treat any specific disorder. We are simply here as a tool and wealth of knowledge about bodily systems and how to enhance them to achieve optimal health.
When you become one of my nutritional therapy clients, you will begin by completing the following forms:
- A 3 Day Food and Mood Journal
- This will give me a better understanding of your day to day dietary habits and pinpoint specific places where we can make changes or improvements.
- An Initial Interview
- This will give me a better understanding of your goals for nutritional therapy, your health history, and your primary health concerns.
I will then send you a link to complete an online survey called the Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire. This is a very detailed document that will ask questions regarding any current symptoms you are experiencing, even if you do not think these symptoms could be affected by your nutrition! It will take 20-30 minutes, and as we work together I will have you re-do these every 30-90 days so we can access where you are and what areas we need to support!
Using the combination of these three items I will be able to provide a very detailed and very personalized nutritional protocol that is tailored to your bio-individuality. We will work together to piece through this protocol and ensure small and actionable steps can be taken to create lasting change in your life!
To find out more about how my services could benefit you, please leave a comment as well as your email address in the fields below. I will get back to you within 2 business days to set up a convenient time for a complimentary assessment call.