Our Nutritionist, Ruth Hughes, is happy to discuss how she can help you before you attend, so please feel free to contact our Dunstable clinic first if you’d like to speak to her.
What is Nutritional Therapy?
â€œNutritional Therapy is the application of nutrition science in the promotion of health. Nutritional Therapy can identify potential nutritional imbalances and how these contribute to symptoms allowing the nutritional therapist to address these imbalances, supporting the body towards maintaining healthâ€. British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy websiteNutritional therapy is holistic because it is designed to treat the body as a whole – curing the causes of problems and not just the symptoms.
Why use Nutritional Therapy?
Some people simply want to check that they are on the right track with regard to healthy eating. Others may want to lose weight or get help with their symptoms. Nutritional Therapists recognise that each person is an individual with unique requirements and take time to define a personalised nutrition plan rather than a ‘one size fits all’ approach.
What does a Consultation with a Nutritional Therapist involve?
Your initial consultation will last approximately 1Â½ hours. Prior to seeing your therapist, you will need to complete a detailed questionnaire (which will be given to at reception or posted out to you). This questionnaire must be returned to us no later than two days before the consultant, to allow your therapist time to prepare a personalised dietary and supplement prescription.
The consultation will include:
Patients have found nutritional therapy helpful for many problems. If you want to find out more, out nutritional therapist will be happy to talk to you.