FUNCTIONAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

Wondering what it is I do in my 1:1 nutrition practice? Awesome, because I’m about to tell you! 

First of all, my ultimate focus when working with each unique client, is to find your bodies balance so you can heal and your body can self regulate. We do this by:

MAXIMIZING:

Nutrient Dense, properly prepared, real foods - Learn about the best way to make all food as nutrient giving as possible though soaking, sprouting, organic, etc.

Increase Parasympathetic State – The parasympathetic state of the Autonomic Nervous System is foundational to digestion, regeneration, detoxification, and immune function. We will go over how to tap into this state and how important it is for overall wellness.

Optimize Digestion – Your absorption and nutrient profile is only as good as your digestion. We work north to south through all organs of digestion to optimize

Balance Blood Sugar – Your body will prioritize blood sugar regulation over a lot of functions of the body. Learn how to take your own blood glucose readings and how what and how you eat affects your blood sugar.

Hydration – About 65% of the body is water! If that doesn’t give you some insight to how important water quality and amount is to health, then I don’t know what will!

Essential Fatty Acid Balance – Are we eating foods that contain essential fatty acids or taking supplements to acquire adequate levels?

Mineral and Vitamin – Mineral and vitamin balance can be an effect of poor digestive function and/or a diet low in real, nutrient dense foods. Balance of these items is absolutely essential for optimal body function.

Antioxidants – There are thousands of different kinds, some we make and some we consume. They are vital for disarming free radicals, which can be found in fried foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke, pesticides, and air pollutants.

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MINIMIZE:

Stress – Stress is neither good or bad, it’s the fact that in our culture stress is so high and out of balance that it sets the foundation for illness.

Allergens – This includes foods, environmental allergies, and even fabrics and household products.

Toxins – Toxins are all around us. How can we minimize what we come into contact with on a regular basis to decrease our overall toxic load?

Infections - Fungal, Viral, Parasitic, Bacterial, oh my! This can be anything from a chronic underlying issue to an acute infection.

 

PRIORITIZE:

Sleep

Rest

Laughter

Stress Reduction

Exercise

Stretching

Breathing

Relationships

 

I use the following tools to figure out our priorities in regards to food, supplements, and lifestyle changes.

1)    In-depth interview process

2)    Muscle Testing (Autonomic Response Technique and Applied Kinesiology)

3)    Labwork Interpretation (Areas of opportunity and optimizing “normal” reference ranges)

4)    Hands-on palpations to determine inflammation/stress

5)    Ongoing support and goal setting through a private client portal

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WHAT THIS IS NOT.

Cookie cutter protocols

15-30 minute in and out appointments

Masking/Band-Aids for symptoms only

Does this sound like something you’re interested in? If you’d like to set up a discovery call, please hit the button below. I look forward to talking with you!