What is Functional Nutrition?

  • It’s a form of nutrition practice which evaluates the complex interactions among genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that influence all acute and chronic health problems.
  • This model uses advanced nutritional assessment by means of a thorough health history analysis as well as functional laboratory tests to formulate a personalized therapeutic plan to promote optimal health and vitality.

Do we need Functional Nutrition?

How a functional nutrition practitioner can help you?

Nutritional therapy works for people of all ages and can help a great many acute as well as chronic conditions.
Here are a few examples of those that research has shown to have responded well to this way of optimising health:

  • DIGESTIVE COMPLAINTS
    • tummy pain, bloating, diarrhoea, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel (Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease), constipation, reflux
  • ENERGY ISSUES
    • chronic fatigue, high or low blood sugar, thyroid problems
  • FOOD & OTHER ALLERGIES AND INTOLERANCES
    • and their many symptoms
  • BREATHING PROBLEMS
    • hay fever, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
  • IMMUNE PROBLEMS
    • auto-immune problems (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, etc.), any inflammation, hay fever, asthma, eczema
  • BRAIN-RELATED PROBLEMS
    • depression, anxiety, ADHD, developmental delays, autism, dyslexia, irritability, mood swings, dementia
  • CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS
    • blood pressure issues, cholesterol imbalances, heart and blood complaints
  • REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM ISSUES
    • PMS, fertility, miscarriages, menopausal symptoms, PCOS
  • SKIN PROBLEMS
    • eczema, psoriasis, acne, rash, etc.
  • SPORTS PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION
    • stamina and performance enhancement
  • WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
    • excess weight, inability to put weight on, eating disorders
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