At times I think it is invaluable to ask this Question: "What is right, and by who's 'right' am I working from?" In a society of political correctness, rules, etc., we can easily be overwhelmed by all the right things we should be doing. When it comes to health there seems to be an endless array of information telling us what the 'right' thing is.
So, from a health and wellness perspective, what is the right thing? As a Health Professional i can't give you a blanket answer and this isn't meant to be a cop out statement, but the truth is, there is no right for everyone and so I can't make the claim. What I can tell you and for previous clients I would hope you recall my approach to be one of guidance and self discovery. In the theme of medicine - do no harm an inquiry is needed into what could cause harm. Food, as I would hope you have worked out by now some foods can be elixir of life, but for some the same foods can be poison. Therefore it is important to get to your yourself and with help determine your elixir foods, and which to avoid.
How is this done? There are a few basic things that when followed makes life easier, well it does in the end. The path to the end that is the problem. (Problem being putting a question out there knowing there is an answer NLP 101) So this is the steps generally taken to improve health and guiding a person through the journey.
Each consultation is a quick move through each step and so, the entire process is individualised. Yes, similar presentations receive instructions to walk down a similar pathway, but the actual choices made is upto the individual based on their ability, preferences etc.
This is how and why, there is not clear answer as to what one should do. At the end of the day, the right way is the one that supports your body back to well-ness and at times this can be a bumpy, windy path :)
A dietitian with an interest in mind, body, skill development and empowering people to help themselves. After living a lifetime in the first 40, it is now time take it easier and let things be and help others get their their 'life'.
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