August 2014

Nutritional-Dietary Therapy

Nutritional-Dietary Therapy


The basis of Nutritional and Dietary Therapy is the recognition that the symptoms and illness the individual is suffering from or that prevention of illness is intimately related to the quality of nutrients and foods eaten. Many medical conditions seen in medical practices are in fact nutritional and dietary deficiency syndromes. Conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, obesity, some cancers, low blood sugar, hyperactivity, macular degeneration to name only a few are created because of either lack of specific nutrients in the diet, poor choices of foods eaten (diet that is overwhelmingly made up of processed and refined foods) and is hence deficient in some important vitamins, minerals or micronutrients.

While nutritional deficiencies may trigger these medical conditions the real problem is often a lack of knowledge of proper nutrition, their body