Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to diet and nutritional guidance, holistic nutrition and health counseling understands metabolism is as unique as your fingerprint and varies at different times in one’s life. We tailor lifestyle programs to fit your body’s needs and never encourage “fad diets” as long-term success is better achieved when permanent healthy habits are incorporated into your regular routine. It’s not about counting calories or “points,” it’s about eating nutrient dense, naturally colorful foods that are higher quality.
Think of other nutrients as protecting agents. Just as your car has additives and devices that protect the body, engine, and driver, nutrients serve to protect your heart, brain, and other critical organs. Just as a car’s gauges warn the driver of potential problems, your body has certain chemical indicators that can alert you to potential problems. Early warnings can help you make diet and lifestyle changes that may both extend your life and enhance your quality of life.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does nutrition impact your health?
We are made of almost 30 trillion cells doing millions of chemical reactions daily. Our body is made of hundreds of nutrients and many of these are missing in our highly processed, pesticide infested food supply. Every cell in your body is composed of and depends on nutrients from your food, and everything you eat has a direct impact on your immediate and future health. If the nutrients are missing in our diets, the cells start to starve and eventually will fail or not perform optimally.
Improper nutrition can also affect your weight and and strongly increases your risk of developing chronic diseases. Poor dietary habits increase your risk for:
- Chronic inflammation
- Mood disorders
- Heart disease
- Type 2 diabetes
- Cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
Overeating, undereating, limiting food groups, and eating unhealthy foods can all be problematic. Make an appointment today to learn about proper nutritional and supplemental nutrients with help from your experts at Reveal Vitality.
Which nutrients are vital for health?
Our bodies need both macronutrients (fats, proteins and carbohydrates) and hundreds of micronutrients to operate at their peak performance.
Food is composed mostly of carbohydrates, protein, and fats. We need a proper balance of all three to meet the demands of our bodies. Dietary requirements will vary by individual however at Reveal Vitality our team takes great care to determine your specific needs with a comprehensive health assessment.
Vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and several nutrients are vital to our bodily systems and cells. Since food supply today is often lacking in many nutrients for many patients, most people will benefit from several supplements to make up for dietary deficiencies.
What nutritional therapies are offered?
The experts at Reveal Vitality emphasize integrative methods to improve your health, including nutritional therapy. They help you establish healthy eating habits and replenish inadequate stores of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals to restore your optimal health.
The practitioners at the center offer the following services to improve your nutrition profile and prevent disease:
- Dietary and lifestyle counseling
- Herbal and nutritional supplementation
- Intravenous (IV) and Injectable (IM) therapies
- Detoxification therapy
- Nutrigenomic testing
These services are based on scientific advances in nutritional medicine and the ancient premise that food is our primary form of medicine.
Which nutritional therapies are right for me?
Your provider will perform a thorough health assessment and panel of tests to evaluate your nutrition profile. Our team can perform DEXA body composition, the ideal way to check your lean body tissue versus fat mass. In proper weight loss, it is important to only lose fat mass and not muscle mass. Our providers will help you decide which nutritional therapies and exercises are right for you based on the results of those assessments and other factors like:
- Your goals
- Level of activity
- Allergies and intolerances
- Food preferences
- Your level of participation
- Medical conditions
Your practitioner discusses the advantages and drawbacks of each protocol and encourages you to take an active role in treatment. If you’re interested in learning more about how to improve your health through nutrition, contact us online or over the phone to set up a consultation.
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