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Our bodies are complex, intricate organisms, developed over millennia to respond to the challenges of life. Their natural state is a one of wellness. The food we eat can enhance or inhibit our body's ability to be well.

Nutritional therapy gives you the confidence to make the right food choices for you; helps you make the simple changes that can make a significant difference to how you feel; and enables you to enjoy a wide range of delicious and nutritious food.

Once you have experienced the benefits of eating the food that is right for you, you will never go back.

Individual

Nutritional therapy focuses on your individual needs, dependent on your medical history, dietary habits, genetics, environment and lifestyle. Many people have tried diets or followed advice from books and magazines, often without success probably because the programme did not address their individual requirements.

Balance

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Nutritional therapy seeks to restore balance in body systems by providing the building blocks our bodies need, correcting imbalances and removing challenges to our wellbeing.

Scientific support

There is increasing scientific support for the notion that what we eat has a profound effect on our wellbeing, from pre-conception to old age. Controversy arises however when claims are made about specific individual nutrients having therapeutic effects for particular ailments.

Many scientific studies have tried to validate these claims by testing a nutrient in the same way a drug would be tested. These studies have rarely had positive results, as they do not address the individual needs of the patient, nor look to achieve balance within the patient.

Complementary

Nutritional therapy can be used in isolation or to complement your medical care and/or other therapies.

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Conditions helped by nutritional therapy

Nutritional therapy may help anyone improve their wellbeing and restore vitality. It can help correct imbalances that cause those nagging symptoms that are not severe enough to warrant a visit to the doctor but that compromise your enjoyment of life. It can also play an important role in the management of chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension.

Nutrition can play a vital role in many areas including: