Eating nutritious foods is one of the easiest ways to change how you feel and how you look. At Cochrane Sport Physio we address all facets of your health, including your dietary needs. Proper nutrition is not only important for maintaining a healthy body weight it is also the foundation for increased energy levels, a healthy immune system and a properly functioning digestive system. It’s also a fundamental component in the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and other chronic diseases.
Nutrition counselling can teach you how to make changes to your eating habits that are realistic and sustainable. Following a full nutrition assessment, a personalized dietary program based on your lifestyle and goals will be designed. This includes ideas for sports nutrition, healthy meal preparation, shopping tips, food labels and recipes. You will get advice and support on how to implement changes and overcome barriers to allow you to reach your long term goals.
Each person has unique caloric and dietary needs, and metabolic testing will give you an accurate result which can be used to calculate your daily calorie requirements. This will help to fine tune your individual needs.
Nutrition Counselling can help you:
• Improve your overall health
• Facilitate healing processes
• Prevent chronic diseases
• Develop a personalized healthy weight loss or weight gain plan
• Increase energy levels
• Improve health & resistance to illness
• Enhance sports performance
• Manage high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and other diseases