Nutritional counseling is the cornerstone of functional medicine because poor diet is often seen as a contributing factor to chronic disease. One of the most integral parts of the treatment plans for patients utilizing functional medicine is establishing a proper diet and nutritional supplement regimen to help the body heal and return to optimal health. Nutritional counseling helps patients properly understand food intake and may help in losing or gaining weight and establishing a healthy lifestyle.
Who May Benefit from Nutritional Counseling?
Nutritional counseling is for anyone who wants to improve their diet, wants to begin a treatment plan to heal from a poor diet, has been diagnosed with a chronic condition such as diabetes or gastrointestinal disorders, or has a desire to establish a healthy lifestyle.