Clinical nutrition is the practice of analyzing if a person is consuming an adequate amount of nutrients for good health. A clinical nutritionist is concerned with how nutrients in food are processed, stored and discarded by your body, along with how what you eat affects your overall well-being. Medically Fit will assess your nutritional needs based on your family and medical history, lifestyle and laboratory tests in order to make recommendations on your diet and individual nutritional needs, which will help you to prevent or to control a disease.
Over 29,000,000 people in the United States have diabetes according to the Center for Disease Control and prevention. Of these 29,000,000 million people only 21,000,000 have been diagnosed. According to the Ohio Department of Health in 2013 10.4 % of Ohio adults have been diagnosed with diabetes and 7.2% of Ohio adults have been diagnosed with pre diabetes. Overweight and obesity have received growing attention for the role they play in increasing risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease as well as certain cancers.
Both atherosclerosis and hypertension, which are the major cardiovascular diseases affecting people in the United States are profoundly affected by diet and can be approached in part from a nutritional point of view. This is also true for the epidemic of Obesity which is another growing threat to a large population of our developed nation.
Celiac disease patients that often suffer from gastrointestinal problems and may experience other disease and chronic conditions can count on Medically Fit to help regulate a Gluten free diet while specifically concentrating on a lifestyle that is nutritionally satisfactory.
At one of the most important times in your life where the development of a healthy baby and mother should be your main focus, Medically Fit will be by your side to with a nutritional consultation that will provide personalized nutritional recommendations to create a safe, simple and healthy eating plan. Medically Fit will be able to provide medical advice about dietary supplements to help treat the common ailments that occur during different phases before and after the birth of your child.
During this unavoidable stage of life and due to the lowering of hormone levels as well as the natural aging process, women will discover that it becomes increasingly more difficult to keep off unneeded weight in there 40s and 50s. It is common for women at this time in their life to gain fat and lose muscle especially in the belly area. Since women that fall into this category tend to be less active and consume more calories that are necessary, medically fit has a Menopausal program designed to address these issues.
dedicated much of her studies and now her professional life to the care of children in an effort to reverse some of the most scary statistics regarding the youth of our country. At Medically Fit we understand that even more important than the physical health and appearance of an individual is the health and subsequent self esteem of our children. State of the art technology in our office in Boardman Ohio will establish an exact baseline regarding every pertinent factor of your child's health.