HOW DOES NUTRITIONAL THERAPY WORK? The concept isn’t a new one. Our bodies are very capable of restoring balance given that we give them adequate fuel. Nutritional Pioneers Doctors Weston Price, Melvin Page, Royal Lee, and Francis Pottenger set the stage by providing us with scientific evidence that supported the idea that consuming a properly prepared, nutrient dense, whole food diet along with a course of targeted supplements (used therapeutically) could restore health to a cellular level. By using a NAQ (a questionnaire) and diet assessment– as well as evidence collected from functional blood chemistry, various panels, and a functional evaluation of the body systems,– a nutritional therapist is able to gather and answer 3 pertinent questions for each client. Are nutrient deficiencies present? What particular nutrient(s) will work to restore and balance the client? When is the client sufficient? When we are able to look at the client from this point of view, we exam each person as a bio individual and we can tap into the individual’s innate intelligence. Within each of lies this intelligence. We all possess different nutrient deficiencies , different toxic burdens, different stress levels, different eating habits, different health histories, different genetic profiles, and different physiological functions. This is why it is imperative to customize a plan that will yield quick results. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST AND A DIETICIAN? Most traditional nutritionists hold little respect for bio chemical individuality. A nutritional therapist recognizes that there is no “one size fits all” diet and focuses on the unique needs of the individual to provide a finely tuned nutrition protocol. A nutritional therapist views a client as a complete organism, investigating the underlying root causes of health issues, focusing on “systems” and not “symptoms”. A dietician focuses on treating symptoms rather than finding the true causes of most modern health issues. A nutritional therapist focuses on replenishment to aid the body’s innate intelligence in healing itself. This is preventive medicine. A dietician fails to recognize the connection between nutrition and common conditions such as asthma, sinusitis, blood sugar handling, menstrual issues, muscle cramping, fatigue, etc. A nutritional therapist knows there are other important factors for health outside the scope of nutritional therapy such as electromagnetic/energetic interferences, emotional issues and structural defects. A dietician follows the outdated A dietician does not address any of these external factors. A nutritional therapist aims to replenish specific amounts of nutrients to promote balanced health in each and every individual (known as bio-individuality) A dietician follows an outdated recommended daily amounts of nutrients recommended by the government—the “one size fits all” approach. A dietician will also fail to recognize the connection of the “SAD” diet and the onset of disease. WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM NUTRITIONAL THERAPY? Nutritional Therapy benefits a wide range of individuals from children to adults, to conceiving couples pregnant women, and the elderly. It can even help your pets! Whether you are dealing with a specific condition, a systemic problem or an overall lack of energy, nutrient-dense, properly prepared nutrition can get you back on the right track. Also, ask about Sports Nutrition and Sports Specific Diets, as nutritional therapy benefits those who need additional support when the body is taxed physically. Get to the grass roots and call to book an appointment with our nutritional therapist, Jennifer Doctorovich. Nutrition Resource Guide BOOKS Diets The Perfect Health Diet by Paul Jaminet Primal Blueprint by Mark Sissone Paleo Diet by Robb Wolf Paleo Diet for the Athlete by Loren Cordain The Maker’s Diet by Jordan Rubin Personal Growth When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton Getting the Love you Want by Harville Hendrix The Game of You by Lynn Zavarro (order on Amazon) Traditional Diets Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston Price GMO’S Seeds of Deception by Jeffrey Smith The Whole Soy Story by Kaayla Daniel A Troubled Food Supply Omnivore’s Dilemma and Food Rules by Michael Pollan The Untold Story of Milk by Ron Schmid The Unhealthy Truth by Robyn O’Brien Nutrition Books Gut and The Psychology Syndrome by Natasha Campbell McBride Pottenger’s Prophesy by Gray Graham The Liver and Gallbladder Flush by Andreas Moritz Digestive Wellness by Elizabeth Lipsky Guess What Came to Dinner by Anne Louise Gittleman Healing with Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford Detox by Bruce Fife Seven Day Detox Diet by Peter Bennett Eat Naked by Margaret Floyd Your Body’s Many Cries for Water by F. Batmanghelidji Staying Healthy with Nutrition by Elson Haas Real Food and Real Food for Mother and Baby by Nina Planck On Fat Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Mary Enig On Stress and Our Health Tired of Being Tired by Jesse Lynn Hanley Adrenal Fatigue by James Wilson Feeling Fat, Fuzzy, and Frazzled by Richard Shames On Sugar Addiction Sugar Shock by Connie Bailey Life Without Bready by Allan Lutz The Mood Cure by Julia Ross (also addiction) Lick the Sugar Habit by Nancy Appleton Get the Sugar Out by Anne Louise Gittleman On Female Reproductive Health The Garden of Fertility by Katie Singer Why do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms by Datis Kharrazian WEBSITES AND BLOGS
www.westonaprice.org www.ppnf.org (Price Pottenger) www.nutritionaltherapy.com www.ntptalk.com www.wholehealthamerica.com (Paul Vargas) www.180degreenutrition.com (Matt Stone) www.marksdailyapple.com (Mark Sissone) Nourishing Hope www.ninaplanck.com (Real Food for Mother and Baby) www.soulbodymedicine.com (Accupunture) Awakenings Magazine Farmer’s Markets (see forms) MOVIES AND DVD’S Food, Inc Sweet Seduction Food Fight King Corn Cut, Poison, Burn COOKBOOKS Paulie Halstead? SUPPLEMENTS AND COMPANIES www.standardprocess.com www.bioticsresearch.com www.prlabs.com (Premiere Research Labs) www.mylifevantage.com/holhealthharmony (Protandim) Also…www.ABCHealthreport.com Dr. Chi’s Enterprise Source Vital Perque by Dr. Jaffe Nutrition Form Downloads NUTRITIONAL THERAPY INFORMED CONSENT WAIVER AND DISCLAIMERPersonal Food Journal 5 days Hol Health Harmony and ROC Chiropractic Confidential Health Questionnaire Poultry/Eggs/Beef/Lamb/Fish • Yonder Way Farms: (Brenham) Sells pastured pork, grass-fed beef, pastured poultry/eggs. 5500 Highway 105- Brenham, TX 77833. Contact the farm at (979)530-4444 or visit their email at www.yonderwayfarm.com. Yonder Way offers delivery service schedules through out the greater Houston area. • Starhaven Beef: (Bedias) Sells grass fed/pastured Beef. 17754 CR 124- Bedias, TX 77831. You can contact Starhaven at (936)394-9072 or visit their web site at www.starhavenfarms.com • Oaks of Mamre: (Hempstead) Sells pastured chickens, turkeys, eggs, ducks, geese and goats. 27959 Mellman Rd.-Hempstead, TX 77445. Call the farm at (979)826-9812 or visit their web site at www.unlessthelordmagazine.com • Slankers Grass Fed Meats: (Paris)Sells grass fed beef, pastured pork, poultry, lamb, bison/buffalo, goat, wild ocean fish, and Kerrygold butter/cheeses. Slankers is located in Paris Texas but will ship to your door. Visit their web site at www.slankersgrassfedmeats.com or call them at (903)732-4653. • Olde World Farms: (Montgomery) Sells grass fed beef, pastured poultry, pork, lamb and eggs. Montgomery, TX 77356. Call the farm at (936)597-3999 or visit their website at www.oldeworldfarm.com. • Our chapter leaders or WAPF members have visited or purchased from the above farms. For more information, please visit www.eatwild.com for further listings in the Houston/Montgomery area. If you have a farm to add to our resource list please provide their contact information. Community Supported Agriculture/CSA and COOP’s: • Wood Duck Farm: (Cold Spring)Sells CSA local and organic produce on membership/share basis. Delivery locations throughout the greater Houston area. 270 Pinevalley Road- Cleveland, TX 77328. Call the farm at (713)876-8645 or visit their web site at www.woodduckfarm.com • Jubilee Organic Coop: (The Woodlands/Magnolia) Sells vegetables, fruits, eggs, butter, sprouted grains and a variety of home baked/made food items. Call Glen at (281)356-3427 or visit their web site at www.jubileeorganics.net • Our chapter leaders or WAPF members have visited or purchased from the above farms. For more information, please visit www.localharvest.org for further listings in the Houston/Montgomery area. If you have a farm to add to our resource list please
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Local retailers who sell/source traditional foods: • Revival Market: Lard and beef suet are available at Revival Market on Heights Blvd. The lard is rendered from Mangalista pork produced by Revival Meats in Yoakum, TX. Online Resources: US Wellness Meats http://www.grasslandbeef.com/StoreFront.bok?type=banner&&img=cattleinpasturesmaller.gif&&affId=101696 Zukay Fermented Foods- www.zukay.com Immunitrition Fermented Foods- www.culturedvegetables.net