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A healthy diet is not just about losing excess weight or small weight. It is about the quality and improvement of the common life. The less attention is paid to what is consumed on a daily basis, the greater the risk of encountering not only unhealthy changes in body weight, but also various health complications in the future.

The nutritionist, taking into account the age, condition, lifestyle and wishes of each patient, promotes the understanding of the relationship between a balanced and complete diet and a good feeling in everyday life, draws up personalized meal plans and develops recommendations for improving health and well-being.

A nutritionist works with a wide variety of patients – people diagnosed with overweight, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases, including people who have a sedentary or vice versa – an active, sporty lifestyle, planning a baby, for women in the postpartum period, as well as for individuals who are interested in following a preventive nutritional plan that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle and reduce the likelihood of developing certain diseases.

Patients are consulted in the Northway clinic by dr. Lolita Krasilnikova and dr. Elina Petrinchika.

When is it recommended to visit a nutritionist?
  • You are planning a pregnancy, are pregnant or face infertility;
  • Reaching menopause;
  • Reaching senior age;
  • You’ve tried different diets but still don’t see results;
  • You suspect or have been diagnosed with an allergy or intolerance (for example, gluten intolerance or celiac disease, allergy from dairy products, etc.);
  • You struggle with overeating or emotional eating, constantly thinking about food;
  • In cases of skin, hair and nail problems;
  • If you have a sedentary job or work in night shifts;
  • If actively engaged in sports;
  • Observing a specific diet (vegetarianism, veganism, etc.);
  • If there is increased or decreased weight;
  • An individually designed menu is required in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases (for example, high cholesterol level, etc.);
  • Problems with the digestive system or metabolism (irregular bowel movements, gas, bloating, heartburn, increased stomach acidity, etc.);
  • Difficulty sleeping at night;
  • Starting a new decade – in 30s, 40s and 50s;
  • You want to live a healthier lifestyle;
  • You have recently made lifestyle changes and/or received a new diagnosis.
What can a nutritionist do for you?

1. Helps solve digestive problems.

There are several medical conditions that cause upset stomach, from irritable bowel syndrome to celiac disease, hyperacidity, and ulcerative colitis. These conditions make it difficult to plan and maintain healthy meals.

2. Facilitates the maintenance of motivation.

Sustainability of recommended eating habits is integral to patient success—and nutritionists know this, which is why they not only create a personalized nutrition plan, but also invite repeat consultations to assess results and maintain them long-term.

3. Explains the basic principles of healthy nutrition, healthy food preparation techniques.

A nutritionist will take into account all of your lifestyle and dietary routines, needs, and preferences, creating a plan that fits your lifestyle exactly. This is one of the main advantages of seeing a specialist, because a diet found on the Internet or recommended by a friend is unlikely to work in the long term and may even cause health problems.

4. Analyzes your existing menu and will recommend individual solutions to achieve your goals and wishes.

They will provide you with in-depth knowledge not only about food and nutrition in general, but also about exactly what foods you need to achieve your desired goals. Doing so will provide the tools you need to maintain your personalized meal plan, eliminating confusion and simplifying your grocery shopping experience.

5. Knows a lot of useful tips.

One of the biggest benefits of a nutritionist is that they can share helpful tips to help you reach your goals. In addition to helping you create a meal plan, experts can also provide advice on using supplements, combining fitness tips with nutrition, and more.