What is nutritional therapy?
Nutritional therapy is an application of nutrition science promotion of health, peak performance, and individual care.
A Nutritional therapist uses a wide range of tools to identify and assess potential nutritional imbalances and to understand how these may contribute to an individual’s symptoms and health concerns. It is recognised as a complementary medicine and is relevant for individuals with chronic conditions as well as those looking to enhance and support their health and wellbeing and is never recommended as a replacement for medical advice.
Nutritional therapists frequently work alongside a medical professional and will communicate with other healthcare professionals involved in the client’s care to explain any nutritional therapy programme that has been provided.
Registered with the British Association of lifestyle medicine (BANT) which is a professional body for registered nutrition practitioners (https://bant.org.uk/) and the Complementary Healthcare Council (CNHC) which is an independent UK regulator for complementary Healthcare practitioners to protect the public (https://www.cnhc.org.uk/).