Nutrition


nutritionGeorge combines modern Functional Medicine with ancient Chinese Medicine and his vast and current knowledge of nutrition, to uncover underlying physiologic nutritional imbalances.   Just about anyone can benefit from a nutritional evaluation as the food we eat can be the cure or the cause for our ills.

At your first meeting you will be given dietary recommendations and possibly herbal, supplement or other lifestyle recommendations that will improve your health.  All recommendations are  individualized and unique to each person.   Subsequent visits vary from every other week to every 2+ months, as each person is given different treatment plans.

At your first nutrition appointment please bring with you:

  1. 7 Day Diet Activity
  2. Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Health History Questionnaire
  4. Any testing that you have had done in the past 2 years. (blood, urine, stool, saliva, skin prick testing etc). You can request copies from your PCP.
  5. All supplements you are currently taking.

At your nutrition appointment George will utilizes your diet history, a nutritional assessment form, lab testing, Chinese Medicine diagnosis, and plenty of discussion to best assess your health.   This combination helps uncover physiological imbalances and assists in painting a clearer picture of what nutritional approaches would serve you best. One type of nutrition does not fit everyone. We are all individuals. Some folks do great as a vegetarian; some folks need to eat meat; for many a Mediterranean type diet will serve them well. In addition, different phases of life require a different diet, such as pregnancy and breast feeding.

You will be given dietary and lifestyle modifications specific for your body at this particular time. If necessary further blood, urine or saliva testing will be used to uncover biochemical imbalances in your body.

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George has a deep understanding of an issue that has become increasingly confusing to the layperson:
• What should I eat?
• What foods should I avoid?
• Are the foods I’m eating causing my symptoms?
• Are the supplements I’m taking worth my money?
• What supplements should I take and in what dosages?
• How long should I take these supplements?

This nutritional knowledge is enormously helpful, but the addition of his Chinese Medicine knowledge makes it far more effective. Because Chinese medicine and diagnosis addresses the root of the problem, he is able to help you is able to start feeling better quickly.

“George possesses profound practical knowledge about the body’s complex systems as well as a deep intuitive wisdom that enables him to identify the root of a person’s imbalance.”
-Amy H, Personal Chef and Triathlete, Newton, MA

This ability to diagnose properly, combined with skill in acupuncture and Chinese herbs, and a vast and current knowledge of nutrition, create a dynamic healing combination.

You’ll find that what you need to eat and what supplements you need to take aren’t the same as what someone else needs to eat and take. No wonder you’re so confused!

George will also determine whether or not any combination of Chinese herbs, acupuncture, and/or shiatsu will be effective for your situation.

With our help, your health problems will abate and eventually be healed.

For a consultation, call 978-461-2001 or contact us via email.