How Certified Nutritionists Help with Weight Loss
Navigating the world of weight loss can be challenging and complicated. There’s enough resources and information available to make your head spin. It can also be frustrating to see results and then plateau, leaving you confused on how to proceed.
Finding the right, qualified professional to guide you in this journey can be invaluable, not only to achieve your weight loss goals but also in learning the tools to take care of your overall health. With a Certified Nutritionist on your side, you're taught an evidence-based plan that includes therapeutic nutrition and positive lifestyle recommendations.
Nutrition & Weight Loss
I’m sure you’ve heard dozens of times: Exercise more to lose weight. So how does nutrition play into that? How important is nutrition really to weight loss?
Good news, if you’re not one for exercise, nutrition is actually the main component of reaching weight loss goals. Nutrition comes first then add exercise for an added boost. It’s important to be mindful of quantity and calories as part of your weight loss diet. Maintaining a calorie deficit will help to initiate weight loss, but it’s also important to be mindful of the quality of calories. Eating the right quality foods accounts for how efficiently you can reach your weight loss, and more specifically, fat loss goals.
Nutritionist’s Help with Weight Loss
So how can a Certified Nutritionist help you with weight loss? As with any changes in nutrition and health, it really is up to you to maintain the discipline and follow through to reach your goals. But, that doesn’t mean you have to do it on your own.
Working with a Certified Nutritionist can provide you the support and structure you need to implement lasting changes. Having a nutritionist in your corner means you have a professional at your fingertips giving tailored recommendations and support for your unique journey. Not only will you get a personalized program with a therapeutic nutrition plan, but you also have a coach in your corner to guide you and hold you accountable to reach your weight loss goals.
Nutritionist Approved Diet Plan
When working with a Certified Nutritionist, you will receive a diet plan and nutritionist approved recipes that help you enjoy the journey to weight loss without feeling deprived. Your nutrition professional can create a diet plan that is tailored to your calorie needs so that you can burn fat while still meeting all your nutritional needs for better health.
My approach is to create a balanced nutrition plan to make sure your body gets all the macronutrients and building blocks it needs to function at its best. This ensures that you can efficiently burn calories which helps to further support your fat loss goals. Since everyone has different preferences in foods and flavors, I find it most effective to teach my clients how to structure and create their meals so that it can be most enjoyable to them. I like to provide a few healthy and flavorful nutritionist-approved recipes as a source of inspiration for clients to come up with their own meal creations.
Nutritionists Are Worth It
Yes, working with a Certified Nutritionist can help you reach your weight loss and wellness goals without all the trials and errors and frustrations that are part of the weight loss journey. Working with a nutritionist can ensure that you are reaching your goals in a safe and healthy manner so that you can maintain muscle mass and get rid of unwanted fat.
At FeelGoodEats Nutrition, clients will find a collaborative partnership. After a detailed evaluation and assessment of current health status, diet, and lifestyle habits, I provide my clients with a co-created diet and movement plan. This helps to ensure that my clients and I are on the same page and work together as a team to reach my client’s weight loss and wellness goals.
Navigating the world of weight loss and nutrition can be challenging and confusing, so having a nutrition professional on your side can remove the guesswork and google paralysis. Obesity is on the rise with a correlated increase of comorbid chronic diseases like coronary artery disease, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even cancer, weight management and nutrition therapy are becoming recognized as the most powerful prevention tools to ensure good health, well being and long lasting quality of life. These obesity-related chronic diseases result in medical expenses upwards of thousands of dollars each year. As a Certified Nutritionist, I hope to illuminate the value of nutrition therapy and quality foods as an investment in your health now to ensure your optimal and lasting wellbeing.
Aida Sadeghi, MS, CNS
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