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Why You Should Work with a Functional Nutritionist

If you're looking to make a real difference in your health and wellbeing, working with a Functional Nutritionist is the best way to do it!

Kristen Alvis, BCHHP, CNC is a Functional Nutritionist specializing in digestion, gut health, and root cause wellness.
Kristen Alvis, BCHHP, CNC

A functional approach to nutrition can be a powerful tool in supporting the body's natural healing process. By addressing nutrient deficiencies, healing the gut, and promoting overall health, this approach can help correct imbalances that are often at the root of many symptoms. Additionally, this approach can help to prevent deficiencies and diseases before they even become a problem!

What is a Functional Nutritionist?

A Functional Nutritionist takes a unique, holistic approach to health, focusing not only on preventative nutrition, but also aiming to identify and address the root cause of dysfunctions using nutrition. This approach considers all aspects of an individual's lifestyle; food, sleep, stress, fitness, and even toxic environmental factors, in order to reduce the risk of chronic disease and improve overall health.

How can functional nutrition help you?

Functional nutrition focuses on promoting health rather than managing disease. This approach considers the body as a unified system, where all systems are interconnected and affect each other. Imbalances in one system can have a ripple effect on the rest of the body.

A Functional Nutritionist can help you reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your overall health, and make positive changes to your lifestyle. They will take the time to understand your needs, and create a plan tailored specifically to you. They’ll provide you with the personalized guidance and support you need to achieve your health and wellness goals.

Through an in-depth assessment, functional lab testing, and supplements suited to your needs, a Functional Nutritionist will help you restore balance and reach optimal health!

The Bottom Line

Working with a Functional Nutritionist is an incredibly beneficial approach for identifying, addressing, and resolving chronic symptoms, particularly those related to gut health. With their help, you can prioritize what needs to be done to get you on the road to healthy and thriving!

If you’re interested in working with a Functional Nutritionist, contact us to see how we can help, or explore our services to learn more!


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