Naturopathic Nutrition: Heal Your Body from the Inside Out
What Is Naturopathy?
The human body has its own defence and healing mechanisms. Stress, toxins, illnesses, and certain medications can affect its ability to fight diseases and heal itself. According to experts, the modern diet is at the root of most diseases, as many foods have been found to contain harmful chemicals that disrupt hormonal balance and affect overall health.
Naturopathy facilitates the healing process by identifying and removing factors triggering your symptoms. This healing therapy can help cleanse and detoxify your body, identify food allergies, and determine the best nutritional approach based on your needs. In naturopathy, food is medicine.
Naturopathy can be helpful for those suffering from migraines, digestive disorders, inflammatory conditions, hormonal problems, and other illnesses. Those who work in this field empower people through education about lifestyle, exercise, and nutrition.
The goal of the Naturopath is treat the whole person and not just the symptoms, therefore an indepth case history will be taken and questions will be asked relating to diet, lifestyle, stress levels, and the health of the whole body. He or she may also recommend Laboratory tests such as Hair mineral analysis, blood chemistry analysis and bio resonance which seek to identify food allergies, heavy metal toxicity and nutrient deficiencies.
Based on the results, you will be prescribed a custom plan that will encompass
- Dietary and lifestyle changes,
- Vitamin and mineral supplementation
- Exercise and postural alignment techniques
- Detoxification programs
- Emotional therapies such as Hypnosis, EFT & Time Line Therapy.
What to expect post consultation
From a Naturopaths perspective acute diseases and sicknesses are a process, unlike viral and bacteria infections they didn’t occur overnight, it was due to an inverted way of living, eating, drinking, that caused the body to become unbalanced. Healing then is also a process, not to be confused with popping a pill for immediate relief. For healing to take place the body needs to return to balance it requires patience and perseverance, the
Naturopath can only guide and help facilitate the healing process, the patient has to put in the effort to make it happen.
A Naturopath cannot diagnose disease; therefore a medical professional should always be consulted to ensure that the information being provided does not interfere with the doctor’s advice.