NUTRITION – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can a Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Nutritional therapy help with anxiety and depression?

A: Absolutely. Nutrition plays a crucial role in mental health. By exploring your unique nutritional needs and imbalances, we can create a supportive dietary plan that may improve your mood, reduce anxiety, and support overall mental well-being.

Q: I have chronic inflammation. How can a nutritional therapist assist me?

A: Chronic inflammation can be the body’s response to a variety of factors, including diet. Together, we’ll identify foods that may be triggering inflammation and introduce anti-inflammatory foods to help soothe your system and promote healing.

Q: Is it possible to manage autoimmune diseases with nutritional therapy?

A: Yes, nutritional therapy can be pivotal in managing autoimmune conditions. By understanding the foods that may exacerbate autoimmune responses and those that can help modulate the immune system, we can tailor a diet plan aimed at managing symptoms and promoting immune balance.

Q: I’m struggling with weight loss and management. How can you help?

A: Weight management is a complex issue and is about more than just calories in and calories out. We will look at your personal health, lifestyle, dietary habits, nutrition and metabolic health to create a personalised nutritional plan that supports sustainable weight loss and management.

Q: Can nutritional therapy address hormonal imbalances, like PCOS and PMS?

A: Definitely. Your diet has a direct impact on hormonal health. For conditions like PCOS and PMS, we focus on regulating blood sugar, improving liver function, and ensuring proper nutrient intake to help balance hormones naturally.

Q: How can nutritional therapy help in improving fertility?

A: Nutrition is foundational for fertility. We focus on nutrients essential for hormonal balance and reproductive health, potentially enhancing fertility and preparing your body for a healthy pregnancy.

Q: What nutritional support do you offer for menopause and perimenopause?

A: During menopause and perimenopause, our body goes through significant changes. With Nutritional therapy I can also combine nutritional counselling, psychotherapy, clinical hypnotherapy, mindfulness or mind coaching. Managing and helping alleviate symptoms like hot flashes and mood swings. Working together we optimise your diet and nutrients, and I can help mood and mind set, your energy and wellbeing, while supporting your body’s natural processes.

Q: Can diet impact conditions like Autism, ADHD, Neurodiversity?

A: While nutrition is not a cure for Autism, dietary interventions can sometimes help manage symptoms. We can explore potential food sensitivities and gut health, which may play a role in behavioural and neurological symptoms, providing a tailored diet plan to support overall health.

Our nutritional approach is empathetic and holistic, focusing on your unique needs. We understand the challenges you face and are here to support you on your journey to better health on all levels. If you have any more questions or wish to start your personalised nutritional therapy, please don’t hesitate to email or ring today for your free 15 minute consultation to discuss your needs and discuss further how we help.

Q: Can you help with the emotional and mental health factors that may be contributing to my problem, health issue, inflammatory response or Autoimmune condition?

A: Yes. In addition to nutritional therapy, I also offer a range of therapeutic services including counselling, clinical hypnotherapy/hypnosis, RTT, CBT, EFT, NLP and psychotherapy to fully address the emotional and mental health factors that may be contributing to your body’s health issue, inflammatory response, Autoimmune condition..

These therapies include:

  • Counselling therapy: Counselling and psychotherapy can help you to explore and understand your emotions, relational issues, trauma that may impact you, and develop healthy coping mechanisms for stress, and build resilience.

  • Clinical hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses hypnosis to create a state of deep relaxation and suggestibility helping you form good habits. This is scientifically proven to be helpful for managing stress, anxiety, and pain, along with numerous health issues and conditions.

  • Mind coaching: Mind coaching is a type of coaching that focuses on helping you to develop a positive mindset, habits and beliefs. This can be helpful for improving your overall well-being and reducing stress.

Taking a complete and holistic approach to your health is essential for long-term healing. By addressing both the physical and emotional aspects of your condition, we can help you to reduce inflammation, improve immunity, reduce recovery time, and improve your overall health and well-being.

Contact Claire directly on 087 716 88 44