What is the Functional Medicine Approach to Nutrition Atlanta?

Alane and Nutritionally Yours use the Functional Medicine approach to nutrition in Atlanta. As a functional medicine nutritionist and naturopath, she can focus on the role of diet and nutrition while addressing any health challenges.

A functional medicine nutritionist focuses on the individual patient. When they have specific symptoms, we work to get to the root cause to improve their health and life quality. This may indicate food intolerances, genetics, lifestyle, work, home environment, autoimmunity, or infections.

Alane works in a clinic near Atlanta where the functional medicine approach to nutrition takes a holistic perspective. She does a comprehensive assessment which includes ordering specialized lab testing to identify vitamin deficiency, food reactions, hormone imbalance, thyroid problems, infections, autoimmunity, toxicity, or mold that may affect her patient’s health.

At your second appointment, you will be given a personalized nutrition and health-improving plan to address imbalances within your body so your body can start to heal and your quality of life improves.

What Does a Functional Nutritionist Do?

Our Atlanta-based functional medicine nutritionist works closely with clients to discuss their health concerns, improve their nutritional plan, and help improve their natural healing processes. Alane may adjust your diet, suggest specific supplements, and refer you to specialists as needed.

One goal of our functional medicine nutritionist is to promote overall health, prevent disease and improve longevity. Alane will empower you to make informed decisions about your health and nutrition, and she will support you so you achieve your goals.

By working with an experienced functional medicine nutritionist, you will better understand your health and what your body needs to function at its best. You will also learn things about your health that may be new to you, which can prevent future symptoms and health problems.

What is an Integrative Functional Nutritionist?

Alane is also an integrative functional nutritionist in the Atlanta area. She is a specialist who combines integrative medicine and functional nutrition techniques to support her clients. She takes a holistic approach to diet, lifestyle, genetics, environment, and family health history, to develop personalized nutrition plans.

An Integrative Functional Nutritionist like Alane will always want to address the root causes of health issues and weight loss challenges rather than simply managing symptoms.

Functional lab testing helps her better assess the situation and write a protocol to support her clients best. You will feel empowered to participate in your health actively, and we will help you.

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What is the Difference Between Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition?

There are a few differences between functional medicine in Atlanta and functional nutrition. Functional medicine concerns genetics, the patient’s home and work environment, lifestyle, and how they affect their health. Functional medicine is disease-focused and how the disease affects the person’s health overall. Our functional medicine clinician will do a details assessment of the situation, order the necessary labs to get to the root cause of the problem and create a personalized plan to improve your health.

Alane specializes in functional nutrition, which is a part of functional medicine. The focus is on the role of diet and nutrition and how it affects your health. For example, suppose specialty labs show there is a protein deficiency. In that case, she will show you how to eat a healthier diet consisting of protein that is good for you. If it is discovered that there is an autoimmunity, a focused nutrition plan will be put together for you to address it.

Alane works in functional medicine and nutrition and will use specialty labs to understand the underlying cause of health challenges while addressing your nutritional status. This may include nutrient deficiency, vitamin levels, metabolic imbalances, food sensitivities, and toxin levels.

In total, functional medicine takes a comprehensive approach to healthcare, considering multiple factors that may be influencing your health. Functional nutrition focuses on the role of your diet and nutrition in promoting good health and well-being while addressing any imbalances within your body.

Working with Alane in her Atlanta-based office gives you the best of functional medicine and functional nutrition. Plus, she has a terrific circle of medical doctors that support her work

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Hey! I’m Alane Stieglitz-Wincek. I grew up on sugar and plenty of junk food and had no clue how my diet effected my health.

I changed my life and have worked as a holistic nutritionist and naturopath, for over the last 30 years. I help people get healthy, fit and lean, find hormone happiness and recover from all sorts health challenges.

Obsessed With: my family, my dog, my clients, loving life, and living it to the fullest!