Nutritional Therapy is the application of nutritional science in the promotion of healthy and peak performance. The aim is to identify potential nutritional imbalances and how these contribute to symptoms. This approach allows the nutritional therapist to work with people on many levels by addressing nutritional imbalances and supporting the body towards maintain healthy.
Why use Nutritional therapy?
Some people simple want to check that they are on the right track with regards to healthy eating. Others may want to lose weight or get help with a variety of symptoms.
Nutritional therapy recognises that each person is an individual with unique requirements and take time to define a personalised nutritional plan rather than a “one size fits all approach.
Before the consultation
You will be asked to complete an extensive health questionnaire and to keep a three-day food and drink diary. Ideally returning this information a couple of days before the appointment
Detailed analysis of your dietary and nutritional intake
Detailed health and family history discussed
A strategy for health – linking the symptoms to nutritional imbalances and providing support and encouragement to modify diet and lifestyle.
Action plan - personalised advice for diet and lifestyle changes.
Supplement programme – details of any recommended nutritional supplements
The initial consultation will last approximately 90 minutes with subsequent consultations around 60 minutes.