Why see me?
There are so many reasons that someone may want to see a nutritionist. Food is either helpful or harmful in say-to-say life and it is easy to get confused with all of the information out there. Nutritionists use their expertise to help individuals make unique, positive lifestyle changes.
You may want to see me if you:
Need a bit of professional guidance
There is such an incredible amount of advice on the internet, on television, in magazines and on social media, but one of this advice caters to the individuals specific needs. Everyone reacts differently to the food they eat. A nutritionist will go through complete history, food, family disease, injuries, allergies, reactions, stress, hormones etc. Evidence based research is then used to create helpful tools to reach your goals. A nutritionist will help you to understand how your system is reacting to foods and how to make nutrients bioavailable for your body to use.
Want to lose or gain weight
Whether you have a little ‘energy waiting to be used’ or want to add a bit of bulk to your frame, a nutritionist will help you achieve these goals safely and confidently. Plans are made to suit your specific dietary needs and lifestyle.
Have a food intolerance or allergy
Symptoms brought about by food allergy or sensitivity often leaves us taking medication we may not need. These medications can cascade to other symptoms, leading to more issues. If you have intolerance or reaction to some or any foods it is very important to see a nutritionist to prevent permanent illness. A nutritionist has had years of practice surrounding food and biochemical makeup.
Constantly feel tired and unmotivated
If you don’t have enough energy or the motivation to work or even do the things you love, then a nutritionist can help pinpoint the foods that are causing you to feel a certain way.
Have chronic disease or pain
Nutrition often given enough credit in supporting the body with chronic illness. The proper food can slow down the progression of disease and reduce symptoms in the same way that food can amplify them. A nutritionist can help sort out the foods you should be eating and those to stay clear of.
Want to improve performance in sport
A nutritionist can help you set goals to get results, whether you are training for a marathon, triathlon, swimming or playing golf. You want to be able to perform optimally, reduce injury. build a strong immune system and increase your longevity in your chosen sport.
Have an unhealthy relationship with food
The way you view yourself and the way you view food can sometimes be an overwhelming part of your day. You don’t have to have an eating disorder to have a ‘complicated’ relationship with food. It is so confusing to know how to eat when our mind is telling you something different. A nutritionist can help you with habits, emotional eating, disordered eating or just the way you see food…
Are pregnant or trying to get pregnant
A nutritionist can make sure you are optimising your chances of falling pregnant, but also to make sure you are providing your baby with required nutrients for optimal health. it is extremely important during this amazing period to ensure you are taking care of the “two of you” properly.
Want to improve your quality of life
You can see a nutritionist even if you are feeling well and there is nothing wrong. There is so much to learn about preventing disease and new ideas about how to eat to feel incredible. Going to the Dr when we are sick or feeling unwell is often too late.