Medical Nutrition Therapy


Nutrition for Chronic Conditions ~
Medical Nutrition Therapy

Many health problems and their symptoms can be prevented, controlled, or relieved by learning how to eat well.  Not dealing with these health issues decreases longevity, magnifies inflammation, increases chances for multiple health conditions, greatly compromises the quality of anyone’s life, and increases unneeded stress.

 

Health issues we work with:

  • General Wellness, Weight Management, Chronic Conditions
  • Autoimmune Conditions: PCOS, Celiac, Thyroid, Myasthenia Gravis, Asthma & others
  • Diabetes: pre, gestational, Insulin Resistance
  • GI Disorders: Irritable Bowel, FODMAP, Celiac, Gluten Intolerance, Food Sensitivity, Leaky Gut, SIBO, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Food: Sensitivity, Intolerance, Allergy
  • Cancer Revitalization
  • An Initial Consultation may include:
  • A comprehensive evaluation and assessment of your nutrition, medical condition, weight history, personal and family medical history and fitness history. Most appointments are typically 90 minutes, however, 60 minutes sessions are available in specific instances.
  • Review of a current food record with recommendations to improve health status, composition, performance and energy levels.
  • Long, and short term goal setting, that is realistic, and based on priorities and commitments.
  • Looks for triggers and stressors that lead to emotional eating, and create strategies to divert this in the future.
  • Address resistance to change, both nutrition and exercise, using motivational interviewing to understand what motivates or inhibits you, from accomplishing your goals.
  • Education on how to eat to prevent or manage diseases or syndromes associated with food like heart disease, diabetes, celiac or other gastrointestinal symptoms.
  • Menu plan and recipes
  • Body composition, (fat%, muscle %, visceral %, etc)
  • Introduction to food log app that provides "real time" viewing of food logging, water and exercise by nutritionist.
  • Discuss any functional lab testing that may useful to your situation.  This is guided by what is discussed in the session.

A Follow-up Session may include:

  • Follow-up sessions are typically 30 to 60 minutes. In cases where the health condition is complex, the session can be up to 90 minutes.
  • Review food records, find problem areas and assist you in integrating your new behaviors and food strategies in achievable steps.
  • Look for triggers and stressors that lead to emotional eating and create strategies to prevent this in the future.
  • Address resistance to change, both nutrition and exercise, using motivational interviewing to understand what motivates or inhibits you from accomplishing your goals.
  • Creating a nutrition and exercise plan that works with your lifestyle and includes strategies for a maintenance phase. This may include developing a meal plan, various methods of food prep and diet protocols, (i.e. Paleo, AIP, FODMAP, etc), grocery list, list of snacks, specific breakfasts, lunches and dinners that fit into your daily meal plan, pre/post workout snacks, or meals, and exercise programs.
  • Education on how to eat to prevent or manage diseases or syndromes associated with food like heart disease, diabetes, Celiac or other gastrointestinal symptoms.
  • Body composition, (fat%, muscle %, visceral %, etc)
  • Review food records, find problem areas and assist you in integrating your new behaviors and food strategies in achievable steps.
  • Review of goals and priorities.