Nutrition

Nutrition

What is Functional Nutrition?

Functional nutrition takes into account a person’s lifestyle, environment, cognitive influences, experiences, genetic predisposition, health history and symptoms to determine an individualized approach to optimal health.  We, as practitioners, empower you with knowledge and evidence-based tools including dietary and behavior changes to support your challenges. This is not a one-size-fits-all approach and requires a mutual commitment. We are passionate about using food as medicine and are here to guide you each step of the way!

An Integrative Approach

In addition to maintaining wellness through various life stages, we can help to support the following symptoms and conditions:

Acid reflux, heartburn or GERD
Atherosclerosis
Autoimmune disease
Blood sugar dysregulation
Candidiasis (yeast overgrowth)
Celiac Disease
Constipation
Diabetes or pre-diabetes
Fatigue or lack of energy
Fatty liver disease
Food allergies and sensitivities
Gallbladder dysfunction
High cholesterol
Hypertension
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Metabolic syndrome
Migraines
Overweight and obesity
Peptic ulcer
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Renal disease
Thyroid issues

Nutrition Services We Offer

We offer a range of comprehensive, personalized nutrition services that focus on the whole person and community nutrition events to educate various populations on how nutrition can benefit their health.

Initial Consultation

If you’re seeking knowledge and guidance to reach your health goals, you’ve come to the right place! This comprehensive, customizable appointment is one hour and fifteen minutes in length and is designed to touch on various aspects of wellness, including:

  • Dietary intake
  • Meal planning and prepping
  • Physiological function
  • Digestive wellness
  • Laboratory evaluation
  • Body composition analysis
  • Lifestyle behaviors

We will work together to address any imbalances and move you toward your most optimal state of well-being. Initial consults can be conducted in person or via Skype. Book Now

Follow-Up Visit

Since nutrition care is often a multi-phase process, we offer follow-up visits to assess your progress and provide recommendations to keep you moving toward your goals. These appointments are forty-five minutes in length and can be conducted in person or via Skype. Book Now

Pantry Rehab

Implementing what you have learned in your nutrition consults into daily practice can seem daunting if your pantry contains ingredients that may be acting against your goals. We can make the transition easier by helping you sort through your current pantry, eliminating items that are not serving you, and making room for foods that will support your new way of eating. Book Now

Supermarket Tour

Making food choices that support your health begins with what you bring into your home. Learn how to navigate the supermarket aisles, buy quality produce, stock your pantry, read labels, and eat well on any budget. We will accompany you to your local supermarket (or farmer’s market) and teach you the essential skills of grocery shopping with your particular goals in mind. Book Now

Workplace and Community Wellness

Are you interested in empowering your employees, teammates or community with the tools and knowledge to be as well as possible? Whether you are looking to achieve a common goal, promote behavior change, or educate a population on your service or product, we can customize and execute a plan that will work best in your environment.

Keith Hayden, our resident Nutrition Educator, has paired with organizations in the public and private sector to create workshops on basic nutrition education, weight loss, common nutrition myths, and his most popular and interactive series – whole foods cooking demos.

To discuss how we can develop a plan or series that best supports your needs and a free quote, please call us at (703) 340-4325 or fill out our Community Nutrition Contact Form. We look forward to working with you!

Three-Session Package

Stay committed with an in-depth initial consultation, two follow-up sessions and unlimited e-mail support in between. This package is ideal if you are looking to achieve a specific goal or overcome a minor health challenge and want to check in periodically to tweak the plan of action we will set for you. Purchase Now

Five-Session Package

If you are in search of on-going support, this package is for you: one initial consultation, four follow-up appointments and unlimited e-mail support in between. We recommend this series if you are looking to lose weight or have a health condition that might be best addressed in stages. Purchase Now

Chrissy and Keith can help determine which package would be best for you!

Insurance & Payment Info

If your health insurance provider covers Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), we can provide you with a detailed receipt for you to submit for reimbursement. Please note we are an out-of-network provider.

The Art of Health, LLC accepts all major credit cards. Personal checks can be made payable to The Art of Health, LLC.

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