FOOD AS MEDICINE APPROACHES
Optimal health and wellness is our right as humans. It is often hard to decipher how or when we may have lost it and gotten off track. Ali is committed to helping you find your way back to wellness learning how to thrive vs. simply survive!
Food-as-medicine is the understanding that food can serve as a contributor to disease and dysfunction or as a driver for optimal organ function and disease treatment or prevention. By avoiding inflammatory, processed, toxic ingredients and food-like-substances through a whole foods based diet, you are beginning to experience the benefits of food as medicine. However, Ali can help you to take it further by enhancing your diet with food-as-medicine through the addition of therapeutic ingredients that promote healthy function and lead to optimal metabolic balance. With the use of food-as-medicine, you can gain a multitude of treatments for a single intention without the undesired side effects of a mono-focused medication.
Functional medicine works to identify and treat the cause of a condition rather than silence the symptoms. We focus on improving on the health and wellness of the whole person instead of a quick fix with medication which may contribute to additional health issues by causing side effects. Ali treats the body as a whole, discovering the imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, and metabolic dysfunction that regulate your system and are all too often overlooked in a standard model of health care. By strategic use of laboratory assessments, food-as-medicine, mind-body counseling, and pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplementation, we can address and correct these underlying issues to promote better health and functionality.
Working with a functional dietitian can help you achieve wellness with natural disease prevention to improve conditions, reduce medications, and ultimately restore balance within your body!