Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional therapy

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”  ~ Hippocrates

Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy is the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies.

In order to function well our bodies need the right balance of nutrients.  Numerous factors can lead to these requirements not being met and thereby contribute to an individual’s symptoms and health concerns.  Nutritional therapy aims to identify potential nutrient imbalances and then helps to support recovery with personal nutritional and lifestyle management advice to optimise health and well-being.

Nutritional therapy is a complementary medicine and is relevant for individuals with chronic conditions, as well as those looking for support to enhance their health and wellbeing.

Nutritional therapy is not recommended as a replacement for medical advice.

Nutritional Therapy Consultation

“The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ”  ~ Thomas A. Edison

Prior to the initial consultation you will be asked to complete a 3 day food diary and a health and lifestyle questionnaire.   This will be sent by email and should be returned before the consultation.

The initial consultation will last between 60 to 90 minutes.  During in this time I will ask in depth questions related to current health concerns, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment as well as medical history, family history, lifestyle, levels of physical activity, use of medications, supplements and diet. I will then evaluate your needs and explain how dietary and lifestyle factors maybe contributing to your health concerns.  Following the consultation I will produce a personalised nutritional and lifestyle treatment plan which will be sent to you by email.

Follow up consultations last up to 45 minutes and are generally recommended to take place 4 – 6 weeks after the initial consultation.   These sessions enable us to review your progress and address any challenges you may have faced.  I will then update your treatment plan to enable you to move forward and build on the progress you have made.  Further follow-ups may or may not be required depending on each individual situation.

Please be assured that all consultations are strictly confidential,  feel free to call me on 07779 010 853 to to arrange an appointment or to discuss whether Nutritional Therapy may be suitable for you.