Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food, how the body uses nutrients, and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. Many of the U.S. based major food manufacturers employ nutritionists and food scientists. Some nutritionists work in a healthcare setting and in many cases they work in the food industry and in food science and technology, and a higher percentage of dietitians work in healthcare, corporate wellness, research, and education
In her book, 101+ Secrets from Nutrition School,Lynne Dorner author and Integrative Nutrition Coach shares the most essential lessons she learned along her educational journey at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Struck by the fact that only about one-fifth of medical schools teach nutrition or lifestyle changes as a way to prevent or cure disease, Dorner became inspired to share her secrets with others looking to make positive life changes.
The book starts out with an empowering message about nutrition based on a whole-person lifestyle and considering ones emotional health. This isn't just about what we physically consume, but how all parts of life connect to create or wreck our natural balance. Emotional health needs to be part of our healthcare. Based on my own health challenges I agree wholeheartedly with this and have found the information in this book beneficial to improving my diet.
In her brief chapters, Dorner provides nuggets of healthy advice such as in Chapter 81, she suggests that we start our day with a warm water and lemon tonic to help cleanse the body promote hydration and to give the body a boost of nutrients. Her non-conventional advice includes paying attention to bumps on your face as they may indicate another health issue. Dorner noted e examining someone with a breakout around the nose. After Dorner urged the person to see a physician it was discovered the individual had high blood pressure. Dorner warns to note any breakouts on the face and to dig deeper to find out what causes them.
You only get one life to live (unless you believe in reincarnation) so take time to learn how to best “feed” your body and pay attention to changes in your body that are out of the ordinary. Try to introduce more non-toxic products in all aspects of your life such as Edye’s Naturals.