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This speciality provides dietary education and guidance on the restoration and maintenance of health using dietary balance, and if necessary, nutritional supplementation. As an example, practitioners might recommend regular doses of vitamins to maintain health, as well as using high dosages of vitamins under certain circumstances. They will also concentrate on identifying food sensitivities and subtle nutritional deficiencies, and recommending individually tailored diets using whole, unprocessed foods.

Intuitive (Mindful) Eating

Intuitive eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body--where you ultimately become the expert of your own body. You learn how to distinguish between physical and emotional feelings, and gain a sense of body wisdom. It's also a process of making peace with food---so that you no longer have constant "food worry" thoughts. It's knowing that your health and your worth as a person does not change because you ate a so-called "bad" or "fattening" food.

Macrobiotic Education

Includes natural principles of diet and lifestyle, which includes focusing on locally grown and seasonal foods, as well as organically grown foods. Made popular in the 70's from its founder Misio Kushi. Teachers teach principles of cooking, food combination as well as exercise and hygiene practices.

Herbal Medicine--Herbology

Herbal Medicine is the most ancient form of health care known to mankind,and herbs have been used in all cultures and are integral to the practiceof medicine throughout history. In general, herbal medicines work in muchthe same way conventional pharmaceutical drugs--via their chemical makeup.Herbs contain a large number of naturally occurring chemicals which havebiological activity. Extensive scientific documentation now existsconcerning their use for health conditions, including heart disease,cancer, HIV, PMS, insomnia, indigestion, and many others.

Nutritional Testing

Nutritional practitioners can determine individual biochemistry and nutritional status byutilizing many new preventive diagnostic procedures, such as nutrition assessment and risk analysis factor. These include physiological data, personal and family health history, dietary intake analysis, and scientifically biochemical screenings.

Nutritional Supplementation Education

Employing vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other similar substances to create optimum nutritional content and balance in the body.


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