What Do You Want?
- High energy?
- Ability to think clearly?
- Better mood?
- Sleep through the night and wake feeling refreshed?
- Less pain?
- Higher quality of living?
- Weight loss?
At Integrative Acupuncture we use Holistic Nutrition to focus on a natural approach to health and wellness. Holistic Nutrition considers the individual as a whole, including all aspects of their lifestyle. This natural approach incorporates emotional, spiritual and physical health to create a state of well-being for achieving optimal health.
We also look at Nutrition through the Holistic Medicine Model. Holistic Nutrition is nutrition-based care that is focused on building health by restoring proper physiological functioning of the body. When you have multiple symptoms, these are clues to the ways in which your body is not functioning the way that it should be. Rather than suppress those symptoms with natural or pharmaceutical agents, we want to “read” those symptoms to understand which systems in your body need support to get back on track so that you can have optimal health. By looking at your whole picture—diet, symptoms, illness history, medications, lifestyle, toxic exposure, history of ani-biotic use, stress, lab work, etc. we are able to put together an overall plan. That plan serves as an overall map of the nutrition your body needs to regain health and prevent illness. The holistic approach assumes that food contains molecules that are necessary, purposeful and designed to support life, promote well being and optimal health. Looking at clinical nutrition from a functional perspective means understanding the roles of these molecules in human beings, and then using them in specific ways to treat patients illness.
We work with patients and clients who have not found the solutions to their chronic health issues, as well as those interested in preventive health, and who are willing to commit to making dietary changes. We have systems in place to help each patient find the right nutritional plan for their individual needs.
We can help you to achieve the optimal health status via our holistic nutritional advice. We will not only equip you with the knowledge of how to achieve the right nutritional balance, but also how to avoid toxic exposure, reduce stress and have more control over your own health.
Nutritional Areas of Concern
Area of Concern
|Cardiovascular issues||Heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, high triglycerides|
|Blood sugar issues||Type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome, hypoglycemia|
|Obesity||Cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome|
|Digestive disorders||Irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, autoimmune disorders|
|Men’s health||Low testosterone, low sex drive, loss of vitality and muscle tone|
|Women’s health||Menopause, hormone imbalance, premenstrual syndrome|
|Mood and cognition||Alzheimer’s disease, depression, poor memory or lack of mental clarity|
|Musculoskeletal (bone & joint) disorders||Osteoporosis, osteoarthritis|
|Stress-related issues||Chronic fatigue, sleeplessness, poor overall health, fybromyalgia|
It is because of Georgette’s care and guidance that my body has been able to safely go through detoxing and weight loss using healthy foods and supplements. She was confident from the start that her nutritional plans could work for me. I was trying to remain hopeful that this was the answer for me.
I was quite overwhelmed in the beginning as I studied my food lists on what I was supposed to eat and what I was to stay away from. Georgette was there to support me through it all. She was always available and no question was a foolish one. I never felt pressured or anxious because she was always there to offer suggestions and encouragement.
It’s been about 10 months now since I started this plan. Since that first week of weighing in, the scale has gone down and never risen. There have been times when things needed to be changed but Georgette’s close monitoring kept me on target. I’ve lost @ 43 lbs. and my percent of body fat is now a healthier 26.5!
Georgette is truly a specialist in nutrition and healing. It is a blessing to have her by my side as I continue my journey. I know I can rely on her guidance, expertise, care ,dedication,and love that have already given me more hope for a truly HEALTHY future.” Lisa S