Nutrition

It's often overlooked, but food plays a major role in your hormone health. Making the correct choices of what to eat can improve your overall physical and mental fitness, and can even help mitigate certain hormone related conditions.

Is Nutritional Counseling Right for You?

Nearly everyone can benefit from eating healthier. It is tough to improve your diet alone, so working with a diet expert can alleviate the burden.

Nutritional counseling can help you lose weight, which can benefit those suffering from:

  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Diabetes

What to Expect

When meeting with a nutritionist, it's important to provide them with detailed information about your current diet and ailments. This will allow your dietitian to formulate the best possible plan to fit your needs, lifestyle, and budget.

Your dietitian will also recommend regular exercise, which is a key component to any nutritional counseling program. Like your food selection, your style and amount of exercise will be personalized to suit your individual needs.

Nutraceutical therapy

What is nutraceutical therapy?

Nutraceuticals are foods or products derived from food that have health benefits. There are a wide variety of products that can fall under the term nutraceutical. The following are some examples:

  • Amino acids
  • Isolated nutrients such as lycopene and beta-carotene
  • Dietary supplements such as the B complex vitamins

These products may come in liquid, pill, powder or capsule form. In nutraceutical therapy, a specialist creates individualized treatment recommendations designed to prevent and treat specific health conditions.

WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF NUTRACEUTICAL THERAPY?

Nutraceuticals have been used to:

  • Reduce drug cravings
  • Boost energy
  • Relieve anxiety
  • Improve mental clarity
  • Enhance sleep quality and quantity
  • Provide an overall sense of well-being
  • Prevent chronic disease

For many patients, the most significant benefit is that there are no known side effects. Because of this, some drug rehabilitation centers make nutraceuticals and other naturopathic therapies available to their patients.

WHAT CONDITIONS/DISORDERS CAN NUTRACEUTICAL THERAPY POTENTIALLY BENEFIT?

Derived from the words "nutrition" and "pharmaceutical," nutraceuticals are believed to aid in the treatment of a variety of illnesses, including addiction and other chronic diseases. Nutraceutical therapy is typically used in conjunction with other forms of therapy to put the body in the best position to heal itself.

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