Nutrition is a major component of the treatment of various conditions. As Hippocrates (460BC – 370BC) recognized early on …“ Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”.
Nutrition therapy starts by listening to you, your needs and goals. Having learned more about your medical history, food preferences, cultural background and daily schedule, my aim is to provide you with individualized dietary advice, as well as with follow-up and support in order to help you achieve your goal.
Emphasis is given on nutrition education, that will empower you to make “smart” food choices, inside and outside of the home environment. Your diet will be based on eating nutrient dense whole foods, while minimizing refined processed foods, especially those with a high glycemic index and load. The macronutrient content (i.e. protein, carbohydrate, fat) will be adapted to your needs and special nutrients will be highlighted depending on what your goal is.
The services for adults include, but are not limited to, dietary advice for: