Our Services

 

Nutrition Counseling

 

Services include individual counseling sessions that can be done in person, online (Skype or FaceTime) or over the telephone. Group classes and presentations are also available in the Houston, TX area.

 

Initial consultation: 60 minutes. Prior to your first session I ask that you fill out the forms located on the "Getting Started" page and forward them to me in advance. Our first session will be much more productive if I have all your information ahead of time. Your information will be reviewed thoroughly and a preliminary protocol will be in place before we meet. During your in-depth nutrition and lifestyle analysis this plan will be revised and modified to best suit your needs.

The analysis will include:

  • Personal goals and desired outcomes from nutrition counseling
  • Lab evaluations (please bring any current lab work if you have it)
  • A 3 day diet diary record and food frequency form
  • Personal and family health history
  • Assessment of lifestyle patterns
  • Current medication and supplement intake

 

During the initial consultation we will discuss the best way to achieve your goals. You will receive an individualized plan that will include food recommendations, exercise and lifestyle changes.

Follow Up Sessions: 45 minutes. To achieve your goals, follow up is necessary. During the follow up sessions we monitor your progress and address any questions or concerns about your current plan. At this time you will be provided with more in depth nutrition education and we will review your 3-day diet record and any new lab results.

Nutritional Genetics Testing

 

New science enables us to see how our genes interact with the food we eat and how we can manipulate these relationships to look better, feel better, and perform better. This test provides customized nutritional and lifestyle recommendations based on your specific DNA.

The Gene SNP DNA Analysis starts with a small sample of your DNA acquired by means of a simple cheek swab and a comprehensive customer profile submitted online. The results are combined and analyzed to create your personalized Gene SNP Health Action Plan based on your unique DNA and online customer profile. The Health Action Plan is the beginning of your path to self-discovery, featuring lifestyle refinement suggestions, diet and exercise options and nutritional supplementation formulated to help enhance and maintain your optimal health.

 

Elimination and Detox Diets

 

6-8 Week Elimination Diet Process: The Comprehensive Elimination Diet is a dietary program designed to clear the body of foods and chemicals you may be allergic or sensitive to. We will wipe your nutritional slate clean and start from scratch. We will then reintroduce the foods back one at a time to identify any food sensitivities that are causing havoc on your health. Chronic conditions like IBS, migraines, joint and muscle pain, fatigue, difficulty losing weight, asthma, skin conditions, emotional eating and difficulty sleeping could be associated with food sensitivities. Isn't it worth taking 2 months to find out if something you are putting into your body is making you sick?

28 or 10-Day Detox plan: Our bodies naturally detoxify everyday as part of a normal body process. Unfortunately in this day and age, we are exposed to a more toxic array of compounds in our air, water and food than ever before. The detox diet includes whole foods, supplements and medical foods to help support your body's natural detoxification process.

Grocery Store Tour

 

A grocery store tour is the perfect way to learn about healthy eating. We will tour the store and discuss how and where you will get the healthiest foods for the best value. You will learn what to look for on the nutrition and shelf labels and which health claims to ignore. We will take a look at your favorite foods and see if there are healthier substitutions available.

Kitchen and Pantry Intervention

 

Your kitchen is the CORE of your home so it is important that we clean out the foods that are not contributing to your health. You will learn how to read labels and make the best choices to meet your health goals. You will receive a shopping list, fruits and vegetables season chart, safe food handling instructions and a pantry staples list. For good health look to your kitchen not your medicine cabinets.


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