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Nutrition Specialist

Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute

Pelvic Health Specialists & Integrative Medicine located in Howell, NJ

The nutrients you put in your body (or lack) have a strong influence on your health and wellness, especially if you have a chronic disease. At Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute in Howell, New Jersey, Betsy Greenleaf, DO, FACOOG, FACOG, FPMRS, FAAOPM, MBA, can help you assess and improve your nutrition according to the results of advanced testing. To start your personalized nutrition plan, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Nutrition Q & A

What is nutrition?

Nutrition refers to the foods and nutrients you use to sustain your body. The foods you choose impact your health, wellness, and overall functioning, so it’s important to find a balance and get appropriate amounts of both the micronutrients (like vitamins and minerals) and macronutrients (carbs, fat, and protein) your body requires.

At Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute, evaluates your current eating habits and lifestyle with an in-depth questionnaire. 

Your doctor takes note of your medical history and performs some simple tests to find inflammatory markers that indicate inflammation, which is your body’s natural response to injuries and infections. 

Advanced nutrigenomic testing analyzes your DNA and gives valuable information about your body’s unique inherited needs. Using these test results, he creates a personalized wellness plan for you, complete with detailed information you can use to improve your nutrition. 

Your individualized plan may also include nutraceuticals, detoxification, and lifestyle support.

What are the benefits of improving my nutrition?

Improving your nutrition with professional help at Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute makes you feel better day-to-day by boosting your energy and cell functioning regardless of your level of health. Beyond general improvements, a nutrition plan can also help with:

Weight loss

Losing weight may sound like a simple goal, but it’s not easy without guidance and personalization of your nutrition plan with a weight loss goal in mind. 

Autoimmune and chronic disease management

Autoimmune diseases and other chronic diseases can cause ongoing or recurrent symptoms like pain, low energy, and inflammation. By improving your nutrition, you can better manage your condition and reduce the need for medication. 

When should I consider getting help with my nutrition?

Nearly anyone can benefit from the testing and personalized guidance in a nutrition program at Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute. If you’re contemplating starting a program, there are a few particular circumstances that might lead you to book a consultation. Nutrition plans are great for those who:

  • Want to improve their health
  • Have a chronic disease, like heart disease or diabetes
  • Have an autoimmune disease
  • Experience fatigue often
  • Frequently get acute illnesses
  • Have a hormone imbalance
  • Experience stress, anxiety, or depression

A diet that isn’t ideal can influence your physical and mental health more than you might expect. Evaluating your progress regularly as you take part in your plan to work toward your wellness goals. 

Anyone can benefit from wellness education and better nutrition. Don’t hesitate to call Greenleaf Health & Wellness and The Pelvic Institute or book a consultation online for a personalized nutrition plan today.