Whether we pay attention or not, our bodies tell us when something doesn’t feel right. It could be in the form of hives and a swollen tongue telling you that you are allergic to peanut butter or sharp stomach pains and cramps shortly after eating from a suspicious food truck. Though these body changes can sometimes take effect unnoticeably, their presence reveals a lot about your nutritional health. Perhaps now is the time for you to consider nutritional therapy.
Why Is Nutritional Therapy Important?
Nutrition is a vital part of our health, responsible for billions of functions and chemical reactions that happen in our bodies every day. Learning how to balance your meals and supplementing correctly can help bridge the gap between our perception of our current health and optimal health.
Deficiencies and toxicities within the body cause all sicknesses and diseases. Furthermore, the number one cause of deficiency is decreased nerve flow, and the number one cause of toxicity is either from medications or a poor diet.
Due to the stresses of modern life, the poor quality of the food supply, and high amounts of toxins due to medication and our environment, most of us need a daily supply of the raw materials for all enzymes and biochemistry to function properly.
Functional medicine in the form of supplements is designed to add what is missing into our nutritional diet.
How Can I Boost My Nutritional Health?
Altering your diet to reflect a healthy lifestyle is a great first step in navigating weight loss, increased energy levels, lessened stress, and your overall well-being. However, switching all your produce from generic to organic will not change your nutritional health, if that is the only adjustment you make.
To further support your goal in boosting overall nutritional health, try reading from health and chiropractic resources or listening to podcasts that answer why and how eating chemical-free foods void of harmful ingredients. Retrain your nutritional mindset by educating yourself with foods you are encouraged to eat instead of focusing only on what to avoid.
Sometimes, the nutritional plans you find online might not address your specific nutritional deficiencies. Therefore, as another effective approach to boosting your nutritional health, book a nutritional therapy consultation to receive customized plans to help your individual nutritional needs.
Functional Medicine & Nutritional Therapy Consultation in Raleigh, NC
At Team Chiropractic, we offer nutritional therapy consultations at our Raleigh office for our existing patients to find out their deficiencies. Our goal is to find solutions through dietary modifications, herbal, and/or high-quality, research-based supplements that licensed practitioners can only sell.
We believe in the six essentials to healthy living: spiritual/mental alignment, physical alignment, nutritional alignment, exercise in alignment, rest in alignment, and removing chemical stress. By offering both services and products that adhere to the six essentials, we help promote an overall health and wellness treatment for every client who comes through our doors.
Our team of qualified spinal engineers works hard to create a custom treatment plan according to what your body needs for long-term restoration. With over 25 years of service, we are also the leading spinal adjustment practice in the Raleigh area. We are uniquely suited to help relieve your neck, back, wrist, shoulder, or sciatica pain through safe, professional spinal adjustment while also focusing on your nutritional health.
If you are an existing patient of ours and interested in getting an in-depth evaluation of your blood work and eating habits, complete the following forms and bring in your recent lab work that you have had within the last year. We look forward to helping restore your health.
Ask our Raleigh or Wakefield chiropractors if a nutritional therapy consultation would be helpful for your condition!