If you are looking to be “fixed”, then you are at the wrong spot. First, you might want to rethink the way you feel about your current state of nutrition and physical well-being. You might actually not be broken at all or need this type of “fix”. You could actually the perfect candidate for hiring a nutrition coach. So if you are thinking a nutrition coach can help you achieve your goals, then read on to find out if a nutrition coach is who you are looking for.
What is a nutrition coach and how can they help me?
First and foremost, nutrition coaches help to prevent, maintain and hold you accountable to your best standard by taking each person as an individual and really gets to know each client to figure out what might be holding you back from achieving your optimal health. Again they aren’t here to help you if you are broken or cure a disease. They have in-depth education on topics like autoimmune disease, food sensitivities, longevity, and inflammation because these are things that could contribute to holding your body back physically from its optimal state. Additionally, they are well versed in the different ways of eating, healthy cooking techniques to preserve nutrition, gut health, hormone health, elimination diets, etc. They aren’t confined by what the board wants them to learn like dietitians or nutritionists, they are able to do deep dives in a ton of different topics to help strengthen their expertise. Really the world is their oyster here so when it comes to finding the right nutrition coach, it is important to get to know their background and expertise.
Remember they are there to hold you accountable to your best standard. They can’t do the work for you so make sure you are in the right place in your life to start this type of journey.
Where can you find a nutrition coach to work with?
Honestly, right where you are now–on the internet. The internet is a huge resource and the best way to find a nutrition coach. Like I mentioned briefly above though, really do your due diligence in learning about each coach before you have a shortlist about who you want to reach out to. The best news is that a lot of nutrition coaches will do a free phone call to figure out if you two are the right match for each other. Another great way to find nutrition coaches is to lean heavily on your community. Find those that you trust or have had great success in their journey and find out their recommendations. You can even ask your doctor, a holistic clinic, or ask someone that works at a natural health store in your town.