The Importance of a Personalized Diet
At Hunt Naturopathic Clinic a patient’s appropriate diet is
based on their biochemical individuality. Just as each person is unique, so too
is their dietary plan.
There are diets that are “generally healthy,” but it is just
that. They are general and not specific for the individual person.
The ways to assess the correct diet for each patient is
based upon the patient’s health condition (pathology) and laboratory test
A patient with specific health conditions such as gout,
obesity, high blood pressure, skin issues (eczema, psoriasis), inflammatory
bowel disease, atonic constipation, anemia, etc. may receive a diet plan that
is individualized to their disease.
Other ways of assessing the proper diet may be through complete
blood count, ferritin, food allergy testing, blood typing, stool testing for
infectious microbes such as candida, low levels of short chain fatty acids and
With diet being such a critical factor in a person’s health,
we invest a great deal of time to make sure we have the correct food plan/diet
for each patient.