The Benefits of Nutritional Counseling
By Ridgeview Internal Medicine
March 27, 2018
Category: Internal Medicine

Discover the many ways nutritional counseling could improve your diet and your wellbeing.nutritional counseling

While reaching for that ice cream or ordering that slice of pizza every once in a while isn’t bad, if you find that foods like this have become staples in your diet, it might be time to talk to someone who can help set things straight. Whether you are dealing with a chronic disease or you want to lose weight, there are many people who can benefit from visiting our Woodbridge, VA, physician, Dr. Deana Al-Khateeb, for nutritional counseling.

What is nutritional counseling?

Nutritional counseling is a great way for patients to put their diet under the microscope and to create a healthier diet and lifestyle to improve their health and wellbeing.

During your first visit, Woodbridge doctor will sit down with you to learn about your current diet and eating habits. We will also talk to you about your current and long-term nutritional goals. From there we will create a plan that will help you meet your goals.

Who should consider nutritional counseling?

Anyone, regardless of age, who wants to achieve a healthier lifestyle can benefit from getting nutritional counseling. Our plans cater to your needs. Whether you want to improve your athletic performance, reduce your risk of developing diabetes or just lose weight, we can help you achieve these goals through healthier nutritional choices.

Plus, many people feel lost when it comes what foods to eat and proper portion sizes. We can help you better understand what foods are healthy and what foods to avoid. You might be surprised to discover that some of the foods you were consuming actually weren’t that healthy for you. Nutritional counseling isn’t a diet or a “lose-weight-quick scheme," it’s a medical and safe approach to healthier living to improve your physical well-being and to reduce your risk of chronic health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.

If you want to maintain a healthy body and mind it starts with your diet. Call Ridgeview Internal Medicine in Woodbridge, VA, today to find out how nutritional counseling could change your lifestyle.

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