Eat Good. Feel Good.

What is Holistic Nutrition?

By Madeline Martins, Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Holistic nutrition concentrates on the types of foods our ancestors ate by focusing on organic, nutrient-dense, whole foods and reducing processed food products. It promotes finding time to share nutritious meals with family and friends.

A registered holistic nutritionist has training in anatomy, physiology and basic science. They also receive extensive training in nutrition for all life stages and health conditions. As part of the requirements for graduation, a holistic nutritionist needs to complete 14 case studies that are detailed health and nutrition reports for 14 participants. Applicants must also write a 3-hour registration exam at the end of their program and have an overall average of 80% or higher.

Meet your holistic nutritionist

In a one-on-one consultation, I evaluate your nutritional needs and make personalized nutrition and lifestyle recommendations. I also advise on dietary supplements to optimize your health, and help you determine if any of your prescription medications may be affecting the nutrients your body needs.

My recommendations are specific to you and take into consideration if you are cooking for yourself, your family or eat at restaurants often. In addition, I provide meal plans, recipes and shopping lists. I’m happy to accompany you to your grocery store to scout out nourishing foods for you to enjoy. I not only educate you about food choices, I empower you to take charge of your health.