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Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional Therapy is an evidence based approach to optimising health through personalised nutrition and lifestyle support.

In Nutritional Therapy we look at the big picture and aim to identify and support possible imbalances in the body systems (digestive, immune, endocrine, cardiovascular systems etc) to reduce chronic illness and promote optimum health.

Nutritional Therapy focuses on the whole person, not just a set of symptoms, by taking into account diet, lifestyle, genetics, environmental factors and stressors and how these factors combined, are impacting on the client’s health status.

Nutritional Therapy may benefit the following health concerns

  • ​Skin Issues (acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea)
  • Digestive Health (bloating, IBS, constipation, diarrhoea, gall bladder support )
  • Food Intolerances/Allergies
  • Blood Sugar Balancing (sugar cravings, energy slumps, fatigue)
  • Gut Health/Autoimmunity & Low Immunity (recurrent infections, colds)
  • Hormonal Imbalances / Women’s Health / Adrenal & Thyroid Imbalance

 

Consultations

What to expect?

Prior to initial consultation the client is requested to complete a questionnaire to assess health goals, provide a detailed health history and include a 3-day food diary.

Initial consultations typically last up to 90 minutes. This involves additional information gathering, assessing the client’s needs and providing recommendations, meal ideas & recipes as well as action points tailored to the individual. Supplements may also be recommended for a specific period.

Follow up consultations are usually arranged for 3-4 weeks after the initial consultation.

Fees:

Initial appointment – €80

Follow up appointments – €65

​Skype appointments can also be arranged. € POA

 

Functional Testing:

I can offer a variety of functional laboratory tests, where appropriate, through accredited Irish & UK laboratories. Testing can provide further insight into biochemical imbalances and/or nutritional status, enabling a targeted and therapeutic protocol.

  • ​Adrenal Stress Profile
  • Full Thyroid Profile
  • Female Hormone Profile
  • Comprehensive Stool Analysis & Parasitology
  • Intestinal Candida and other Fungi
  • Food Allergy & Intolerance testing
  • Coeliac & Gluten sensitivity testing

Contact me for further information & pricing on the above.

Workshops

I run regular Mission Wellness Workshops at River Holistic Centre, Raheny. These workshops are held in a relaxed and friendly environment. Attendees are welcomed with herbal teas & tasty nibbles. I also provide practical and simple ideas for healthy cooking, fact sheets and recipes.

Topics include:

  • Blood Sugar Balancing
  • Immune Support
  • Supporting Adrenal & Thyroid Hormones
  • Skin Health

Contact Me

Barbara O’Keeffe BSocSci, Dip NT IHS, mNTOI

barbara@missionwellness.ie Tel: 086-8239894

https://www.missionwellness.ie/