FAQ Holistic Nutrition
Holistic Nutrition is a natural approach to health that uses person specific case taking to understand diet and lifestyle.
It looks at each person as a unique individual with different needs, desires and goals.
The practice of holistic nutrition is based on the principle that the mind, body and spirit are all connected.
What and how people eat can influence the health of the individual.
It focuses on:
- nutrient dense whole foods,
- stress reduction,
- general lifestyle factors,
- disease, both chronic and acute
Holistic nutrition has been self regulated for decades, therefore, is not part of a regulatory body.
It is covered by many extended healthcare plans.
It is not covered by OHIP.
Everyone! Eating a whole foods diet, focusing on lifestyle and minimizing stressors can benefit everyone.
Infants, toddlers and children have a higher demand for nutritious foods as their body’s and minds are growing and developing at a fast rate.
Stress, busy lifestyles, lack of sleep, obligations all affect what and how people eat. Healthy eating and work life balance can all contribute to a healthier body and mind.