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Lifestyle

beets lettuceMany people are making lifestyle choices about nutrition.   Examples are vegetarian diets, organic diets, whole foods diets.  Clients ask me to assess the adequacy of changes they have made and recommend supplements if needed.  This is an important health decision requiring professional assistance and regular nutrient analysis to determine the best food combination's especially if young people are still growing, pregnant or are athletes.  Many adults with a family history of heart disease and high cholesterol could benefit from a low saturated fat vegetarian diet.  For any of the below choices a nutrition assessment is advised.

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Medical

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Your health is important to you.

An assessment with a registered dietitian should include:

  1. Computerized fluid and nutrition analysis using Bioelectrical Impedance and related body measures
  2. Computerized three day food intake analysis with symptoms of any fatigue or gastrointestinal problems
  3. Exercise Record (perhaps a pedometer, accelerometer or heart rate monitor may be recommended)
  4. Glucose screening if you have a family history of diabetes
  5. Heart disease risk profile if you have a family history of heart disease
  6. A review of laboratory results from your doctor
  7. Information on losses to your nutritional status via sweat or other health conditions.

 

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Sports Nutrition

100 0234Depending on the quality of your current diet and the timing and frequency of exercise, a variety of nutritional strategies can be used to improve your performance. Select your sport from the headings below and click the appropriate choice to enpand and get more information.

An Assessment by a Registered Dietitian with experience in Sports Nutrition should include:

Body Composition Assessment

 

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