Nutrition

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“Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.”
– Hippocrates (460-370 BC)

What is Holistic Functional Nutrition?

For nutritionists, there is an emerging new specialty within the field of nutrition called Functional Nutrition. Similar to Functional Medicine, a practitioner of holistic functional nutrition addresses the underlying or root causes of dysfunction in the body and the nutritionist seeks to restore balance from within.

Functional Nutrition takes into consideration the complex interaction between nutrition, environmental and lifestyle factors, genetics, and their effect on your health. A holistic functional nutritionist acknowledges and respects the unique biochemistry of every individual. As such, each client protocol is customized to the unique needs of the individual.

To determine a client’s particular needs, the functional nutritionist will conduct a Comprehensive Health/Nutrition Assessment – an in-depth review of their Goals & Health Objectives, Health History, and Diet & Lifestyle. If beneficial and appropriate, the nutritionist may suggest additional functional/diagnostic laboratory testing. An example of this is a Micronutrient Panel. This lab measures and evaluates the levels of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, metabolites, and antioxidants in the body. It also assesses carbohydrate metabolism and immune system/antioxidant function. Functional laboratory testing such as this helps to further customize and fine-tune the client’s nutritional and supplement recommendations.

The heart of Functional Nutrition is a client-centered, collaborative partnership of practitioner with you. The nutrition practitioner is there to educate and empower the client take ownership of their health and find restoration and healing.

To learn more about our Holistic Functional Nutritionist’s Philosophy of Practice, please see below.

Andrea White, MNT

My Philosophy of Practice
I acknowledge and respect the unique biochemistry of every individual. I believe in a personalized approach to nutrition without any one perfect diet. I have a passion for empowering people to achieve optimal health through nutrition and movement.

I am a Certified Nutrition Therapist from the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado. My education was primarily administered by practitioners of functional medicine, which is why I was drawn to Colorado Natural Medicine and the work of Dr. Adam Graves. Functional medicine addresses the underlying or root causes of dysfunction in the body and seeks to restore balance from within. My approach to nutrition comprises functional medicine strategies, evidence-based testing and research, and customized protocols specific to the needs of the individual.

I believe optimal health is a culmination of health in all areas of life – mind, body, and spirit. Part of that equation is movement. I am a Polestar Pilates educated Pilates Instructor and also a Certified Cycling Instructor. My career in nutrition and fitness was born out of my commitment to both, and my sincere belief that both are necessary for optimal health.

I believe that living a life of purpose is a choice. “If you can imagine, or believe in a reason for your life and choose to let your understanding guide your actions, then by definition you are living a life of purpose.” – Ben Michealis, PhD Based on this premise, I am building a nutrition and movement practice consistent with my passion and life purpose.

Nutrition Services

FREE 15-minute phone consult with Andrea White SCHEDULE NOW
Two Session Fast Start Plan SCHEDULE NOW
Follow-up Nutrition Consult SCHEDULE NOW
Ultimate Nutrition Makeover SCHEDULE NOW

FREE 15-Minute Phone Consultation with Andrea White

Curious about how working with a holistic functional nutritionist could benefit you?

Confused about all the conflicting health/nutrition information out there?

Want to feel empowered to make good life-long health decisions?

The FREE 15-minute phone consult is an opportunity to speak with Andrea to get your questions answered. Andrea will share how functional nutrition can benefit you to help you determine if Colorado Natural Medicine will be the right fit for your integrative healthcare needs. No specific recommendations are given in this consult.

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Two Session Fast-Start Plan

The Two Session Fast-Start Plan is the quickest way to get started on your health and nutrition goals now. The first part of the plan is the Definitive Health & Nutrition Discovery Consult.

Definitive Health & Nutrition Discovery Consult
This initial discovery session is a comprehensive review of your Goals & Health Objectives, Health History, and Diet & Lifestyle. The objective of this appointment is to gather as many data points from you as needed to develop your completely personalized Fast-Start Nutrition Plan tailored to your goals and unique biochemistry.

Fast-Start Nutrition Plan
In the second session, you will receive your customized plan. You’ll walk away with the Diet & Nutrition, Supplementation, and Exercise & Lifestyle recommendations you need to get started immediately on the road to achieving optimal health. If additional functional laboratory testing would be beneficial, it will be recommended in this session.

SCHEDULE NOW $220

Follow-up Nutrition Consultation

Follow-up nutrition consults serve several purposes. Andrea’s most successful clients return for follow-up consults after receiving their Fast Start Nutrition Plan. These follow-up sessions are designed for you to be able to ask any questions that pop up during your journey toward renewed health and for Andrea to monitor your progress, keep you motivated and focused on your goals, and modify your protocol as needed.

SCHEDULE NOW $75

Follow-up Nutrition Consultation Packages

Andrea offers packages of three follow-up nutrition consults for $210 and five follow-up sessions for $325. These packages can be purchased at our office.

The Ultimate Nutrition Makeover

The Ultimate Nutrition Makeover is an entire program customized to YOUR unique biochemistry. This is the total solution that will help you ignite weight loss, increase energy & vitality, resolve skin & digestive issues, and generally restore your body to good health.

This package includes:
1 Definitive Health & Nutrition Discovery Consult
This initial discovery session is a comprehensive review of your Goals & Health Objectives, Health History, and Diet & Lifestyle. The objective of this appointment is to gather as many data points from you as needed to develop your completely personalized Fast-Start Nutrition Plan tailored to your goals and unique biochemistry.

1 Fast-Start Nutrition Plan
In the second session, you will receive your customized plan. You’ll walk away with the Diet & Nutrition, Supplementation, and Exercise & Lifestyle recommendations you need to get started immediately on the road to achieving optimal health. If additional functional laboratory testing would be beneficial, it will be recommended in this session.

3 Follow-up Nutrition Consults
Follow-up nutrition consults serve several purposes. Andrea’s most successful clients return for follow-up consults after receiving their Fast-Start Nutrition Plan. These follow-up sessions are designed for you to be able to ask any questions that pop up during your journey toward renewed health and for Andrea to monitor your progress, keep you motivated and focused on your goals, and modify your protocol as needed.

SCHEDULE NOW $430

At Colorado Natural Medicine, we enjoy providing nutrition services to people who work and live in the following areas: Castle Rock, Parker, Lone Tree, Larkspur, and Highlands Ranch.