If you asked a 100 people what a healthy diet is you would probably receive a 100 different answers. There's a lot of confusing information in the media about nutrition which makes choosing whats best for our selves difficult.
But it is vital to understand what is best for us. Food forms the building blocks of life - our entire body - from our skin to our skeleton, and our blood to our brains - relies on the vast array of nutrients derived from what we eat.
It is not surprising that what we put into our bodies makes a difference to how we feel - it can help to keep us vital and healthy or can result in low energy and disease1.
Our bodies are wonderful and have an amazing ability to heal - at Appetite for Life ® we give your body the tools to rejuvenate - you will only have one body - give it the respect it deserves!
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who can benefit?
Everyone! Nutrition can help people with chronic illness or those that would simply like advice about how to look radiant and feel fantastic.
Some common reasons for seeing a nutritional therapist are:
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Sofi, F. et al (2008) Adherence to Mediterranean diet and health status: meta-analysis British Medical Journal 2008: 337: a1344
WHO/FAO consultation. (2002). Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases WHO/FAO expert consultation, Geneva 28 January 1 February 2002
Yack, D. et al (2002) The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control. JAMA. 2004 June 2 291 (21): 2616-22