Nutritional Therapy is the application of nutritional science to treat and cure chronic disease, promote health and boost athletic performance. Nutritional Therapy is science-based and uses individualised nutrition and lifestyle programmes to promote and maintain health. Nutritional
Therapists do not diagnose health problems, but each person is treated holistically and a complex case history is taken, along with functional laboratory testing to better understand the person’s health or disease status.
Nutritional Therapists specialize in nutrition education and seek to ensure that their clients take responsibility for their own health by providing nutrition related reading materials. Nutritional therapy protocols use meal plans, recipes and supplements.