What is Nutritional Counseling?

Nutritional counseling is a type of assessment made which analyzes various health needs in regard to diet and exercise. Nutritional counseling helps people to set achievable health goals, address current health issues and teaches various ways of maintaining these goals/changes throughout their lifetime.

 

Nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Without proper nutrition, you may not have enough energy to make it through the day. Also, health declines without proper nutrition, making the body more susceptible to illness and disease. Through nutritional counseling, basic health needs are met and specialized information is given to fit each person’s everyday lifestyle and nutrional needs.

 

Who Can Benefit From Nutritional Counseling?

A variety of people benefit from nutritional counseling. This type of counseling assists all ages, ranging from pregnant women, to vegetarians, to the elderly and people with different medical complications.

 

Those who may benefit include those with:

  • Diabetes

  • Osteoporosis

  • Poor nutrition and eating patterns

  • Eating disorders (some of which may require eating disorder treatment)

  • Digestive complications

  • HIV

  • Cancer

  • Hypertension

  • Nausea

  • Nutritional questions

  • Allergies

  • Organ problems

  • Obesity

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Menopause

  • Fitness goals

  • Heart diseases

  • Chronically Ill

 

Benefits

Various benefits of nutritional counseling include increase in energy, healthier lifestyle and food choices, better quality sleep, reduced symptoms of disease, less drastic range of emotions, happiness, possible increase in longevity, strengthened immune system, decreased chance of disorders and disease appearing and improved ability to concentrate.

 

In addition to dietary changes, certain nutrional issues can be addressed with proper supplementation that is tailored to your bodies needs. Making changes can be hard work but the benefits can be more than satisfying mentally, physically and spiritually.

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