- Functional Medicine -

Functional Nutrition is about finding the right way for each of us as individuals to eat – using food to maximize the potential for health and reverse dysfunction or disease. There is no single “right diet” that applies to all of us. We have different genetic backgrounds, different preferences, and different lives. We all want to be healthy, but most of us haven’t figured out just how to make food and dietary patterns serve that goal. Functional Nutrition offers the concepts, strategies, and tools to make that happen!

Functional Nutrition emphasizes the importance of high quality foods and phytonutrient diversity to address clinical imbalances and move individuals toward the highest expression of health. Advanced nutritional assessment and a thorough Functional Medicine based health history leads to a personalized therapeutic nutrient repletion intervention created to promote optimal health and prevent diet and lifestyle related disease.

By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. As Functional Medicine practitioners, we spend time with our patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In the way, Functional Medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.

Having practiced functional nutrition for over 28 years, obtaining a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine, becoming an Applied Clinical Nutritionist and pursuing certification with The Institute for Functional Medicine, we are uniquely and well qualified to practice Functional Medicine.  Bright Path Wellness specializes in Root Cause Resolution Naturally using:

These skilled and holistic specialties allow us to quickly, effectively and positively impact our patient's health and wellness.

If need be, Bright Path Wellness comes to you via TeleWellness.  Consultations and Lab Test Evaluations are available to Patients Worldwide.

 


Courtesy of the Institute for Functional Medicine


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