Our aim is to help our clients achieve optimum health. We at Nutri Advisors incorporate gradual changes to your existing lifestyle so you are never overwhelmed by extreme lifestyle changes or information overload. Perhaps our clients intention could be to change their eating habits, stop cravings or change the way they think about foods. Whatever the goals may be we at Nutri Advisors want to make a positive contribution to your wellbeing. Though the process may be tedious at times, we are there to support you from the very start.
Your journey with us never really ends. Even after your personal goals have been accomplished we always like to remain in contact with our old clients and see how they are getting along.
What is nutrition?
Nutrition is simply the intake of food and the processes that occur to convert the food into fuel for our body. 'We are what we eat'- the widely used proverb holds much merit among nutritionists as our nutritional status, health, physical and mental well-being depends on the type of foods we eat and the amount we consume. Food provides us with vital nutrients, minerals and vitamins essential to maintain optimum health. Therefore it is essential that we obtain a healthy balanced and varied diet.
Importance of a healthy diet
Prevention is far better than cure and a healthy diet will reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD). These are diseases that can affect your heart and circulation. Being overweight, ethnicity, suffering from diabetes, smoking and physical inactivity are just a few factors that contribute the risk of developing CVD.
A healthy balanced diet contains a range of different foods contaning a plentiful supply of fruit and vegetables, starched based foods such as wholegrain rice and pasta with protein rich foods such as white fish, chicken, lentils and pulses. With a reduced consumption of dairy products, salt and sugar. It can be quite hard to maintain a balanced diet at times. External factors such as work/family commitments coupled with a sedentary lifestyle making choosing what to eat hard at times.
We are here to give you practical advice on how to achieve a healthy balanced diet which can be introduced into your current lifestyle.