Why you need a nutritionist

Did you know:

• 70% of your immune system is in your gut

• Your gut has its own brain – the enteric nervous system

• What you put into your body impacts your gut and therefore every aspect of your health

• Food is information; it signals the body to release hormones that can influence genetic expression and well as providing the nutrients we need.

• Medications have an impact on how your body uses nutrients and they are affected by the foods you eat

• Stress can change the environment in your gut and contribute to food-related symptoms

• Many chronic illnesses can be mitigated through diet and lifestyle changes

• Food chemicals can interfere with the normal functions of the digestive system and metabolism, leading to chronic illnesses

Did you know there is a documented relationship between:

• Pesticide exposure and ADHD

• BPA consumption and behavioral problems

• Gluten and autoimmune disease

Did you know:

• Cruciferous vegetables support your body’s ability to detoxify

• Protein is necessary for your body to detoxify

• Dark red and blue fruits and vegetables are anti-inflammatory

• Gluten and dairy can be pro-inflammatory

Did you know that there is evidence that changing what, and sometimes how, you eat can decrease your risk of diabetes, heart disease, obesity, alzheimer’s disease, and help to alter the course of those diseases as well as rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune diseases, many digestive disturbances, lyme disease, chronic fatigue and others.

A good nutritionist, can not only help you figure out what you need to do to be healthier, a good nutritionist can help you figure out how to overcome the barriers you have to actually make those changes. 

A good nutritionist is your ally in changing your behavior around food.