Nutritional Therapy

Food is not only fuel for the body. Food contains NUTRIENTS, like vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, antioxidants. Food is information for each and every cell in your body. Food is information for your genes as well. The human body needs vitamins and minerals to run biochemical reactions. The body is an amazingly complex creation and you can make it run smoothly by providing all the nutruients it needs and by taking away things that harm it.

When yoiu're uinwWWhenWhen you are unwell, your body is like an overflowing sink. You experience symptoms like pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fatigue, brain fog. You go to your doctor and receive a prescription to help alleviate your symptoms. A drug is like a mop. You mop up the floor under the overflowing sink. It helps a little but the water keeps flowing and spilling over. Functional and Lifestyle Medicine, practised by Nutritional Therapists, is a cutting edge science-based medicine that addresses the ROOT CAUSE of your condition. Functional Medicine simply aims to turn the tap off in the overflowing sink! What you eat is what your body is built of. Your body will function according to the quality of fuel you give it. Your lifestyle choices influence your body as well. Lack of sleep and high stress level can make you ill quickly. Certain chronic infections in your gut can be the cause of your symptoms. Nutritional Therapy addresses all these factors. Nutritional Therapists use natural methods to achieve a client's goals and by doing so avoid the side effects of medications.