Updated: Apr 17, 2021
Naturopathic Nutritional therapy looks at your diet and lifestyle and how they may contribute to your symptoms, whether physical, mental, or emotional. For some people, a connection between diet and symptoms may be apparent. But many others may not have made the connection that what they eat (or what they don’t eat) is contributing to their symptoms, yet Nutritional Therapy can be effective for a whole range of conditions.
Therapists work with individuals, like yourself, with many different symptoms affecting areas such as the skin, digestion, hormones, energy levels, mental health issues, weight, etc.
Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy is different from the general advice given about ‘healthy eating’ in that it treats you as an individual.
It does not take a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.
Some foods may work well for one person but not for another. Through detailed case history taking and questioning, the therapist can understand your circumstances and tailor advice and recommendations.
This therapy aims to get to the root cause of your symptoms and looks at the underlying factors involved in your symptoms or ill health. For example, you may come to seek advice from a Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist with a skin condition. Yet, the therapist will look to the inside of the body and the diet to find possible root causes. Consideration will be given to the digestive system and toxin elimination, for example, as they can have a knock-on effect on the skin.
Skin health is just one example where the therapist will look at the whole body concerning symptoms and take a holistic approach to advice and recommendations.
Lifestyle factors are also an integral approach to this therapy, as factors such as stress, exercise, relaxation, and so on can influence your health and well-being. As well as finding out what foods you eat the therapist will also get a picture of your lifestyle.
Stress, for example, can have a significant impact on your body and affect areas such as digestion, nutrient absorption, and energy levels. Therefore, you may think you have the best diet in the world, but if stress is a factor, you may not benefit from the food you eat. Again the therapist will take this into account and tailor advice accordingly.
Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy works with you to create a diet and lifestyle plan that is both workable and achievable for you.
It aims to empower you to make lasting changes to your health and well-being, help re-balance the body, and move the body away from the causes of ill-health.
If you want to find out how Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy can help you, contact us to find out more at firstname.lastname@example.org.