What is Nutritional Therapy?

Our need for food is fundamental to our existence but our relationship with it is complex.  

We eat with mainly pleasure in mind and, for some, eating for both health and pleasure is not achievable at the same time.  Striking a balance is sometimes very difficult – and possibly confused by marketing messages from food manufacturers.

apple-inpageNutritional Therapy is a science-based approach to achieving optimum health.  Nutritional therapy recognises that we are all different and uses diet and lifestyle changes focussed the individual needs of each bio-chemically unique person.  These approaches have been shown to support the health of all the major systems of the body, recognising that our body systems are interrelated and aiming to bring them into balance, thus restoring good health.

Nutritional Therapy may help you achieve and maintain good health and peak performance, as well as disease prevention and control. Many of us suffer from health conditions that range from a few mild symptoms to more severe and multiple symptoms which can be acute to chronic. Nutritional therapy can help to reduce and improve your symptoms in addition to discovering other underlying and possibly contributing factors that are often overlooked, thereby supporting your medical professional’s protocol more effectively.fruit-veg-heart-inpage2

Nutritional therapy is not a substitute for medical advice. If you have a medical problem see your GP for a check-up. However, Nutritional therapy works very well alongside conventional medical care and can make a great difference to many conditions.

Whilst severe deficiency of vitamins and minerals is uncommon indeveloped nations, modest deficiency is very common and often not recognised or not taken seriously.  As a Nutritional Therapist, I would focus on your unique nutritional needs to achieve normal physiological function. Nutritional therapy is a science-based approach to achieving optimum health and recognises that we are all different, thereby focussing on the individual needs of each bio-chemically unique person. Nutrition and lifestyle approaches to healthcare have been repeatedly shown to support the health of all the major systems of the body. Nutritional therapy recognises that our body systems are interrelated and aims to bring thepulses-fruit-vegetablesm into balance, thereby restoring the whole body to good health. Many of us suffer from health conditions that range from a few mild symptoms to more severe and multiple symptoms which can be acute or chronic. Nutritional therapy may help to reduce and improve your symptoms, in addition to discovering other underlying and possibly contributing factors that are often overlooked, thereby supporting your medical professional’s protocol more effectively. Nutritional therapy is not a substitute for medical advice. If you have a medical problem see your GP for a check-up. Nutritional therapy works very well alongside conventional medical care and can make a great difference to many conditions, whether chronic or acute.
About – Claudia Williamson
I am registered with BANT, the professional body for Nutritional Therapists in the UK, which has strict Codes of Practice and Ethics…
What is Nutritional Therapy?
Nutritional therapy centres on the individual in an approach to healthcare that employs assessment…
Do I Need to see a Nutritional Therapist?
Probably! You may have been diagnosed with a specific health condition or maybe you would like to have a better understanding of your body…