Updated: Feb 14
Why Nutrition matters?
Nutrition is a field of study that focuses on the food you eat and the substances that you need to include in your food for the ideal function of your body and your optimum health. There is a direct relationship between food you eat and your ideal health. That is the reason that nutrition has always been one of the most important aspects of a health plan. It defines your physical and mental health, and it is responsible for the way your body functions.
How does food impact my health?
Nutrition impacts your health and well-being in a variety of ways. Food is source of vitality. It provides energy to your body to function and carry out your daily activities. Food contains certain nutrients that your body needs to function properly, such as protein, carbohydrates, fat, minerals, and vitamins. The food you eat also affects your ability to focus and concentrate It plays a role in your physical and mental wellbeing, your ability to learn and think, and your performance in school or at work.
What is the best food to eat for the overall health?
One of the major steps that you can take to improve your overall wellbeing is choosing whole food over processed food. The protein that you ingest helps you to repair the damages to muscles, tendons and connective tissue, to build your DNA and genetic codes and invigorate your supportive immune system. The healthy fat that you eat stores in your body and not only become a protective shield for the internal organs against external trauma, but also it is the storehouse for fat soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, D, E, K. It explains why you should choose healthy fats over bad fats when you are choosing your food. The bright colors that you see in fruits and vegetables, are the best antioxidants that including them in your daily diet, helps keep you young, healthy and vibrant.
How therapeutic nutrition helps me to improve my health?
Depends on net content and ratio of each of the nutrients you take, some foods are good to take overall, and some are ideal for your special condition. This approach to application of nutrition is called therapeutic nutrition. Therapeutic nutrition is a holistic approach to your special need. It is an individualized strategy to maintain your health by focusing on your nutritional and dietary needs. That’s the reason why the therapeutic nutrition is an efficient and effective form of treatment which in addition to paying close attention to your current health condition, it can improve your overall quality of life. As a simple example, if you have a condition named diabetes, your therapeutic nutritional advice will be modifying the amount and type of fiber you take to help mange your disease condition.
Take home note;
Nutrition is a fundamental part of your life and has a great role in your overall well being. If you take good care of your nutrition, it can help you stay bright, confident, focused, and successful. The food you eat has a huge impact on your sleep pattern and your refreshing sleep has a great role in your daily performance and interactions. Moreover, having a healthy eating habit keep your digestive system in balance. Therefore, in each of your visit with me we review what food you are taking, how much, and when you eat. During our multiple sessions together, you will learn how the food you eat impacts your health and well-being and how to improve your eating habits to help with your physical and mental health, your night sleep, your ability to learn and think, and your performance in school or at work.
Knowledge is really the key!