Bridge City Family Medical Clinic

Nutrition Counseling

Primary Care, Mental Health & Wellness serving Portland, OR

Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition Counseling Services offered in Portland, OR

Nutrition counseling provides evidence-based guidance to help you make informed decisions about your diet. At Bridge City Family Medical Clinic in Portland, Oregon, naturopathic providers work with you to develop a personalized plan that aligns with your needs and goals. Call the clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.

Nutrition Counseling Q&A

What is nutrition counseling?

Nutrition counseling is a service Bridge City Family Medical Clinic provides to help you improve your dietary habits. It involves personalized guidance and education on dietary choices and lifestyle habits to ensure you achieve and maintain optimal health. 

During nutrition counseling, the team works closely with you to assess your specific needs, health goals, and any dietary concerns or medical conditions you have. They gather information about your current eating habits, food preferences, lifestyle factors, and medical history to develop a customized nutrition plan to help you reach your goals.

What are the benefits of nutrition counseling?

Nutrition counseling offers many benefits for children and adults alike, including:

  • Weight loss and management
  • Better skin health
  • Improved immune function
  • Reduced risk of chronic disease
  • Enhanced athletic performance
  • Healthy digestive function
  • Increased longevity
  • Strengthened bones and muscles
  • Improved cardiovascular function
  • Healthy growth and brain development

Nutrition counseling ensures you receive the necessary nutrients for optimal physical and cognitive function. By addressing your individual needs and goals, nutrition counseling can positively impact various aspects of your health and well-being.

Are there different types of nutrition counseling?

The naturopathic Bridge City Family Medical Clinic providers can tailor your personalized plan depending on your needs and goals, offering specialized services for the following:

Weight management

The naturopathic team can provide personalized nutrition education designed to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight.

Medical nutrition counseling

Proper nutrition can help reduce the symptoms and progression of many chronic diseases, including diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension (high blood pressure), and arthritis.

Sports nutrition

Your provider can guide you on proper nutrition for optimal performance, energy, and recovery.

What can I expect from a nutrition counseling visit?

Your initial visit to Bridge City Family Medical Clinic is a comprehensive consultation to design your personalized nutrition plan. The team checks your height and weight, records your vital signs, and reviews your medical history. 

They may give you questionnaires and ask questions about your current diet, activity level, and lifestyle habits to gather a complete understanding of your nutritional needs and preferences.

Your personalized nutrition plan may include:

  • Dietary assessment
  • Meal planning
  • Behavior change strategies
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Meal preparation guidance
  • Ongoing support and monitoring
  • Exercise support

Nutrition counseling takes the guesswork out of making healthy choices. Call Bridge City Family Medical Clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.