MY APPROACH

I practice a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means that I look at how all areas of your life are connected. Does stress at your job or in your relationship cause you to overeat? Does lack of sleep or low energy prevent you from exercising? As we work together, we will look at how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole.

My approach is not to dwell on calories, carbs, fats, and proteins. It is not to create lists of restrictions or good and bad foods. Instead, I work with my clients to create a happy, healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and rewarding.

Together we’ll work to reach your health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep, and maximizing energy. As we work together, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, balance and health.

Here are some concepts that we will explore during our work together:

Bio-individuality™: The concept of bio-individuality is that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs. One person’s food is another person’s poison, and that’s why fad diets tend to fail in the long run. Working on the principle of bio-individuality, I’ll support you to make positive changes that are based on your unique needs, lifestyle, preferences, and ancestral background. I use a personalized, holistic approach to ensure that you will have great success!

Primary Food™: It’s easy to overlook all of the things that contribute to our sense of nourishment and fulfillment. It’s not just the food we eat, but all of the other factors present in our daily lives. Healthy relationships, a fulfilling career, regular physical activity and a spiritual awareness are essential forms of nourishment. When these “primary foods” are balanced, what you eat becomes secondary. I will support you in achieving all of your goals, from eating the right foods for your body to living an inspired, fulfilling life.

Integrative Nutrition Plate™: The Integrative Nutrition food pyramid includes a balance of high quality vegetables, fruits, grains, proteins, healthy fats and water. To complete the picture, the pyramid is surrounded with lifestyle factors that create optimal health: relationship, career, physical activity and spirituality. I’ll introduce you to some of the healthiest foods on the planet and teach you how to find what’s healthiest for your unique body!

You can learn more about my training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

I specialize in cooking/health coaching that helps you recover your family’s health from autism, ADHD, allergies, asthma, sensory processing disorder, systemic Candida, chronic ear infections, chronic sinus infections, acid reflux, adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism and type 2 diabetes.

This type of cooking supports your adrenal health and thyroid health while controlling inflammation.  Most chronic illnesses are due to inflammation – that’s why learning to avoid certain foods, is so critical, as the wrong foods can be highly inflammatory.  I can teach you what food choices will help recover your family’s health as well as how they affect gut dysbiosis and immune dysregulation.

I will walk you through, step by step, food selection and preparation.  I’ll go with you to the grocery store to teach you about food selection or help you get your pantry in order, if you’d like.  I’ll teach you in hands-on demonstrations how to prepare your food as well as help you understand why we’re doing what we’re doing.

I have recovered my health as well as my sons’ health mainly through my choices of food.  I can show you how to do the same.

Are you ready to start feeling better than ever? Schedule an initial consultation with me today!

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